Lusus: Cycling Events
Lusus: Cycling Events

VWE Track Academy- Youth Points League Series #3

Location: Hector Norris Park

Date: 27 October 2018


Gauteng Youth LeagueThe 3- race Gauteng youth league is going to be run in the period leading up to Inter Provincials and Gauteng champs in November and SA Nationals in December.The youth league is aimed at introducing youths to the sport of track cycling and preparing our youths for the main races later in the year.Specialist coaching sessions will also be offered on the mornings before the races to prepare the youths and teach them the finer art of track racing and training. Coaches are all level 2 qualified and experienced track and road cyclists.The coaching sessions will be free of charge and covered in the R50 youth league entry fee payable at racing later in the day.Please note that the HNP races are CSA sanctioned and all riders up to the age of 17 need to have at least a CSA membership. Riders 17 and older will need to have a full CSA racing license. These can be purchased oline at

Jeremy Martins will be hosting track specific coaching sessions on the Saturday mornings before the league races from 11:00 to 13:00. If you are intersted , please contact Jeremy on : 072 059 9490 to confirm arrangements.

Youths will race in the following age group cats: U11, U13, U15, U17 and U19If you are unsure what age group your kids falls under. If they turn 11 this year they are under 13, if they turn 13 this year they are under 15 etc.Race dates:Saturday 01 SeptemberSaturday 29 SeptemberSaturday 27 OctoberYouths who want to partake in the league races (on a track bike) must complete a track competency course, this is not part of the Youth league coaching sessions and must be done before you can join a coaching session.Track competency courses are offered at Hector Norris Park as well as Pilditch Track in PretoriaTrack competency courses will be arranged on at least two Saturday mornings leading up to the youth league. Dates to be finalized shortly.

Jeremy Martins will be hosting a number of short track intro session for interested youths (and their parents if you are interested) at Hector Norris park.If you are intersted , please contact Jeremy on : 072 059 9490

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