Headquarters, Car Parking and Race Numbers
Event HQ is Marton cum Grafton Memorial Hall (YO51 9QY). This will be open from 8.45 am. There is no specific parking at the hall so please park considerately and safely in the village. There are also many laybys and turn ins off the A168 suitable for parking, warming up on turbo trainers etc. The results board and refreshments will be in the hall. Signing-on and numbers at the HQ from approximately 9.00 am. Please return numbers to the HQ for a free drink of tea or coffee.
The start is 2 miles from the HQ. From the Hall head south until reaching Braimber Lane X-roads, where turn right and follow Braimber Lane until reaching the A168. Turn left and follow the A168 for approximately 1/2 mile to the start. This journey takes no more than 15 minutes at a comfortable pace. No parking at the start or finish please.
Please do not warm-up on the section of the A168 on which the event is held at any time after the start. As this event covers a lap and a half of the course please be aware that riders may overlap, please take special care at the start and finish areas. Please note that the marshals are only to indicate your direction and cannot control traffic in your favour. At each junction it is your responsibility to ensure that it is safe to proceed. Keep your head up and keep to the left of the carriageway. Please wear your race number in a central position below the waist so that it is clearly visible to other road users when you are riding.
In the interests of your own safety, Cycling Time Trials and the event promoters strongly advise all riders to wear a hard shell helmet that meets an internationally accepted safety standard. In accordance with Regulation 15 ALL JUNIOR competitors must wear Protective Hard Shell Helmets. It is recommended that a working rear light, either flashing or constant, is fitted to the machine in a position visible to following road users and is active whilst the machine is in use.