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Race The Worlds

Imagine being a young rider and being told you have the chance to race at a UCI World Championship venue directly before your idols - well, the time has arrived - that time is now! Working with the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships as an Official Activation Partner, Scottish Cycling will be staging youth races at those very venues this August.

Mini DH 2 Jerry Hatton

The Race The Worlds series is a once in a lifetime opportunity for young riders across Scotland to get involved and earn their place to compete in finals on the perfect stage during the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships.

Race The Worlds’ will feature regional qualification races across the country, with qualifiers going on to earn a place to race at the Race the Worlds Finals taking place during this summer’s 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships. These regional qualifiers will be super fun racing that anyone can take part in, no matter your ability level or aspirations.

Race the Worlds is a key part of Scottish Cycling’s overarching Ride The Worlds programme which will be delivered throughout Scotland in the lead up to and during August’s event and aims to engage with as many cyclists and cycling fans as possible by giving them the opportunity to experience the thrill of the event and inspire them to make cycling a sport for life.

NB - Racers must be in the following categories: U12 Boys, U12 Girls, U14 Boys, U14 Girls, U16 Boys, U16 Girls.

Mini DH

Ae Forest, 27th May 2023

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The Lecht,Sunday 18th June

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Laggan Wolftrax,Sunday 2nd July

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Newcastleton, Saturday 13th May

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Mini DH 1 Jerry Hatton

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Pump Track

Hawick,Saturday 20th May

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Bellshill, Sunday 28th May

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Boat Of Garten,Sunday 11th June

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Kennoway, Saturday 6th May

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XC Dirt Crits

Callendar Estate, Friday 26th May

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Kirroughtree, Saturday 3rd June

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Chatelherault, Saturday 17th June

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Middleden, Sunday 25th June

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Laggan, Saturday 1st July

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Falkirk JBC Dirt Crit

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Speaking of the opportunity, Team Scotland’s Commonwealth Games Road Race bronze medallist, Finn Crockett, said:

I wish this opportunity had been available when I was a youth rider! My cycling journey started out in dirt crits up in the North of Scotland, before progressing to MTB racing and later the road. It was all about having fun, and enjoying my cycling, and this looks pretty awesome!

My advice to youth racers from all over the country is give this a go – you won’t regret it. And it’ll be even better for those lucky few who will get the chance of a lifetime, but you’ve got to be in it to win it!

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