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Callendar Park Cross: event information

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Event held under Scottish Cycling and British Cycling Technical Regulations

Chief Commissaire: Tom Forbes
Assistant Commissaires: Gavin Clark, Colin Chisholm, John Mc Cracken

Marshall Briefings: 09.30 at sign on tent

First Aid provider: St Andrews

Nearest hospital: Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Stirling Road, Larbert, FK5 4WR. 01324 566000

Parking – Callendar Business Park, FK1 1YR
This is the car park at the east end of Callendar Road. There is huge amount of parking available there and it will ease congestion into the park. It has a good flat tarmac surface and is 3-4 mins walk from the start. There is no parking in front of Callendar House.

Race schedule: *Note changes*
Practice – 9.15am- 9.30am (full course)
U8 – 09.50
U12 – 10.05
U14/16 - 10.45
V50+/W/J – 11.50
Practice – 12.45 – 13.00
V40 – 13.15
Seniors - 14.30

Presentations:
U8/12 – tbc
U14/16 – 11.30
V50+/W/J – 16.00
V40-49 – 16.00
Seniors – 16.00

Sign-on closes 20 minutes before the start of each event

Start protocol: 15 minutes before rider call up 3 loud whistles, 10 minutes before start final long whistle, gridding and rider briefing.

Sponsors: Ridley Bikes, Laser Helmets, Madison, Falkirk Council and Falkirk Community Trust, Sufferfest Training, Wheelsmith, Andrew Wilson Visual Fit, Soigneur Embrocation, Grange Kitchen, Pedal Power Cycles, Leslie Bike Shop, Michael Dunabie Sports Massage.

Note: The event is taking place in a public park. Competitors must use the toilet facilities provided. It is an offence to urinate in public and any competitors seen doing so will be reported to the Police and can expect a penalty from the Commissaires. Toiles are located at the front of the House and also at the west side of the park, adjacent to the kiosk. Please do not use the toilet in Callendar House.

The course runs in a clockwise direction. The start for the U8/12 will be on the red blaze path at the finish line in front of the house. The start for all other races will be on the tarmac path to the east of the park next to the lake. Please gather on the grassy section next to the lake and wait to be gridded. There is approximately 300m of tarmac at the start and then riders will take a right turn and join the course. Please familiarise yourself with the start.