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Tour of Britain Schools Race

On Wednesday 9th September 2015 Barnesbury CC organised an inter school Italian Pursuit as part of the activities in Blyth prior to the pro race finish. 4 schools took part in the days activity, sending a team of 4 girls and 4 boys. After a qualifying ride the two fastest teams rode off for the gold medal final in each final. Morpeth Road Primary School took the girls title, whilst New Delaval Primary boys took the boys title in a tight race. With both the fastest girls and boys times added together, Morpeth Road Primary took overall honours and won the school cup for 2015. Allowing the area to organise another school race in 2016 and form a legacy of the pro race for the area and our clubto encourage children into the club. The club would like to thank BC, NCC and CJ Cycles for supporting the event and supplying a goody bag to all the youngsters taking part in the activity, which showed local youngsters have the desire to aspire to riding their bikes.

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