Welcome to Houghton Cycling Club

Houghton Cycling Club was established in 1932 and is therefore one of the oldest cycling clubs in North East England.

Whatever your cycling interests, age, experience or ability, Houghton Cycling Club is open to everyone!

We cater for many different types of cycling including social, road racing, time trials, touring, mountain, audax and cyclo-cross.

We organise a very popular Sunday club run program which includes several ride options each week. We also promote a number of events throughout the year, including a series of 10 mile time trials, a reliability trial, circuit racing on the Nissan test track or at Hetton Park, the acclaimed Houghton Feast cyclo cross event at Hetton Park and the popular “Quarrington Hill Climb” competition in October.

The club is very active in road and Cyclo-cross racing scene with a number of members competing at a high level. However, we are keen to support anybody wishing to try racing for the first time, whether that be circuit racing or time trials.

Our Next Event

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    Open Cyclo Cross

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Club Runs

Sunday Rides for Members

We organise a very popular Sunday club run program which includes several ride options each week.

Our aim is to make the club run program as varied and interesting as possible so all ideas from members are welcome.

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Join us!

New members are always welcome at Houghton CC.

If you’d like to join like minded folk for club runs, events, competitions and social get togethers then membership is for you.

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Coaches Corner

Notes from our Resident Coach

From health and safety to improving speed and technique, our resident coach Ken Rutherford can help.

If you have any queries regarding cycle training, coaching etc just get in touch.

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Welcome to the HCC Group Stephen Hogarth. Please look at the pinned notice, which briefly tells you what the group is about. I see you live local? The club is promoting a cyclo-cross race at Hetton Lyons Park on Sunday 2 October. Why don't you pop up say hello. ... See MoreSee Less

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Stephen HogarthHello yes just live over the road from there. My dad was a member there in the early 60's I can remember visiting the club house

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