Welcome to Mallory Park Road Race League – whether you’re a returning rider or racing for the first
time, we can’t wait to see you on the start line in 2021.
We know that the last year has been very strange for all of us and we’ve had to do things a little
differently – Mallory is no exception.
We’ve had to make a few alterations to what you might be used to; however, our priority remains
for you to have fun, enjoy your racing and be safe.
Please take five minutes to read the details of how Tuesday race nights will work:

League Membership
You need to join the league via the British Cycling Website (£10 per rider and £1 BC levy)
Click here to join Mallory Youth League

Race Entry
All* race entries are to be completed online via the British Cycling Website (you can enter up to 12
noon on the day of the race). Riders will not be allowed to compete if they haven’t entered online.
*Please see separate information for first time riders

Before you Leave Home
All participants and spectators must undergo a self-assessment for any COVID19 symptoms. These
are:

  • A high temperature
  • A new continuous cough
  • A loss or change in sense of smell or taste

You must get changed before you leave home – there are no changing facilities at Mallory.

Kit and Equipment

  • Do not share any kit or equipment with other competitors
  • Remember to pack hand sanitizer and a mask in your kit bag

Race Times

  • U8 – 1845
  • U10 & U12 – 1905
  • U14 & U16 – 1930

Full race details can be seen on the Youth Racing Programme tab, by clicking here

Parking
Parking is in the Lower Car Park (see map below). The Lower Car Park is accessed through the gates
in the Upper Car Park next to the statues.
Please leave plenty of space between cars to enable social distancing.

One Way System
A One Way System will operate on the site at all times – for riders and parents / carers.
The One Way System will vary each week according to which way you are racing. This will be posted
online and emailed the night before each race
For each race, please familiarise yourself with the One Way System – and please respect it at all
times.

Sign on
There will be no sign on – you ‘sign on’ when you enter online.
You will be issued with a race number at the first race – this will be your number for the whole
season.

Gear Check
Gear checks will be carried out in the car park for all riders in all races.
You will do the gear check yourself under the supervision of a race official so that nobody else
touches your bike. A parent / carer can do the gear check for younger children.
BC Youth Gear Restrictions can be found by clicking here or on the Youth Racing Gear tab on our website, by clicking here
U8, U10/U12 Gear Check will open at 1815
U14/U16 Gear Check will start at 1845

Warm Up

  • U8’s and U10/U12’s will have access to the track to warm up from 1815.
  • U10/U12’s can continue to warm up in the track centre while the U8 race is underway.
    Alternatively, you can warm up on rollers next to you parent’s car in the car park.
  • U14/U16’s are to warm up on rollers next their parent’s / carers car.
  • ROLLERS AND TURBOS CAN ONLY BE USED IN THE CAR PARK NEXT TO A PARENT’S CAR

Your Race

  • U8’s
    You will have access to the track to warm up from 1815. Five minutes before the start of the race,
    you will be stopped on the Start / Finish Straight and walked up to the Start line to be gridded – the
    first race will be gridded according to your entry date. All races after that will be gridded according
    to league position.
    Race as you normally do – you Do NOT have to worry about social distancing when racing.
    When your race has finished, please meet up with your parent / carer, return to your car and leave
    the site as soon as possible.
    Results will be posted online on the evening of the race or the morning after.
  • U10’s/U12’s
    You will have access to the track to warm up from 1815.
    The track will be closed at 1840 for the U8’s race.
    During the U8’s race, you can continue to warm up in the track centre or on rollers next to your
    parent’s car in the car park.
    At 1900, a whistle will go and you will need to make your way to the exit of the pit lane (this will
    vary according to which way you’re racing round the track). When the U8’s race finishes, you will be
    taken to the start line to be gridded – the first race will be gridded according to your entry date. All
    races after that will be gridded according to league position.
    Race as you normally do – you Do NOT have to worry about social distancing when racing.
    When your race has finished, please meet up with your parent / carer, return to your car and leave
    the site as soon as possible.
    Results will be posted online on the evening of the race or the morning after.
  • U14/U16’s
    Unless you have younger siblings in earlier races, please do not arrive at Mallory before 1845.
    Warm up on rollers or a turbo next to your parent’s car in the car park. Please DO NOT take rollers or
    turbos into the track centre.
    When the U10/12 race has finished, you will have access to the track for one lap.
    When you have finished this lap you will be gridded – the first race will be gridded according to your
    entry date. All races after that will be gridded according to league position.
    Race as you normally do – you Do NOT have to worry about social distancing when racing.
    When your race has finished, please meet up with your parent / carer, return to your car and leave
    the site as soon as possible.
    Results will be posted on the evening of the race or the morning after.

Toilets

  • The toilets in the track centre will be open from 1815 until the end of the U14/16 race.
  • A volunteer will be on duty outside the toilets at all time to ensure safe occupancy levels.

Spectators

  • Until national COVID restrictions are relaxed further, spectators are not permitted at outdoor sports
    facilities. However, adults are allowed to spectate when they are present in a safeguarding capacity
    for U18’s.
  • Until national restrictions are relaxed further, one adult per child will be permitted onto the site and
    no none riding children. Two parents will be allowed onsite if one is fulfilling the role of a race
    marshal.
  • Please observe social distancing rules at all times. Mallory is a huge site and there’s no reason why
    we can’t spread out safely around the track and the track centre.
  • Please observe the one way system at all times and do not congregate with people who are not in
    your household / support bubble.
  • Please do not congregate near the start / finish line – give your son/daughter a cheer from the place
    where they might attack for a solo win or need a bit of encouragement to get back into the bunch.

Finally, we hope to be able to throw all these new rules and regulations in the bin as soon as possible
and return to ‘Mallory as normal’. However, until we’re allowed to do this, we would urge you to
stick to the rules both to keep everybody safe and healthy but also to be seen to be complying –
Mallory Park are expecting unannounced inspections from the local authority which could result in
the league being shut down if compliance with safety precautions is low

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