Cyclocross

Welcome to Cyclocross in Southern England. Our region is home to two of the most active cyclocross leagues in the country: the Wessex Cyclo-Cross League and the Western Cyclocross League. These leagues cover a vast area and welcome athletes of all abilities and ages, providing numerous opportunities to engage with this exciting sport.

Wessex League

The Wessex Cyclo-Cross League covers a broad area across the Wessex region, including Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, and parts of Dorset and Wiltshire. Known for its well-organized events and welcoming atmosphere, the league hosts a series of races that cater to riders of all ages and abilities. More information can be found on the league website at: https://www.wessexcyclocross.co.uk/

Western League

The Western Cyclocross League serves Bristol, Gloucestershire, and Somerset. This league is renowned for its vibrant community and varied race locations, from city parks to rural venues. The Western Cyclocross League emphasizes inclusivity, and offers a range of events that appeal to both novices and seasoned riders. More information can be found on the league website at: https://westerncx.net/.

Cyclocross in Southern England is inclusive and welcoming, with categories for women, youth, and para-cycling participants. Each league emphasizes family-friendly events where participants of all ages and abilities can join.

Volunteering

Cyclocross thrives on community support. Volunteering opportunities include event organization, marshalling, and commissaire roles. Volunteers play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth running of events and are highly valued within the cyclocross community. Whether you can assist with setup, takedown, or on the race day itself, your help is vital​.

FAQ

South Regional Board

The South Regional Board oversees the governance of cyclocross in Southern England, ensuring all activities align with British Cycling’s standards. The board supports local leagues, organizes regional events, and is a point of contact for all cyclocross-related inquiries in the region. Key contacts and board functions are detailed on our governance page.