Racing and Training Events

Manchester Velodrome

There will be a Charity Track Race Meeting at Manchester Velodrome on Nov 9th. There will be an all star women's omnium featuring Emma Davies, Mel Sears, Sue Carter, Denise Hampson, Victoria Pendleton, Ellen Hunter, Angela Hunter and loads more. Supporting races include the men's endurance omnium [& World Champion Chris Newton], Sprint omnium [& World Champion Craig Mclean + all the best UK sprinters] plus a UK flying 200m record attempt on a tandem by Ellen Hunter & Denise Hampson [Yasumitsu-Schlapp]. All for 3 admission [1.50 kids] on the door - open at 6pm. The event is raising money for Children in Need & the Dave Rayner Fund.

Early in 2003, there is an all-day women's track session at the velodrome. This one is with guest Yvonne Mcgregor. Last year's top novice rider at this session -Yasumitsu-Schlapp's Ellen Hunter - is now double world masters champion [sprint/500tt]!!! The session is suitable for all who are interested in track racing from novice to world champion! Price is 27 - and that includes luncheon. Bike hire available at extra cost. Date; Sat 1-02-03 starting at 10am. Book on 0161 223 2244

Later in the year Yasumitsu-Schlapp will be running another of their highly successful omnium race meetings including women's omniumat the Velodrome.These are open to the more experienced track rider - but if you start on the all-day session, you could be ready for this one. .

Andrea Ingram - Track Development Officer  

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