Competitions and Events2019-01-14T12:01:36+00:00

Competitions and Events

Taking part in events and competitions is a great way to develop your skills, push yourself a little further and socialise with other members. We encourage all our members to join in.

Upcoming Events

  • Mon
    03
    Dec
    2018
    Tue
    31
    Dec
    2019

    Club Runs ~ basic template.

    Day/Time Meeting point Pace Note -
    Sunday 08.30 Bee Hive Pub, Sedgeletch DH4 5PW Faster pace usually 17mph+ (for the harder rider & dependent upon Saturdays efforts) May meet at 08.00 during Summer months.
    Sunday 09.30 Broadway, Houghton le Spring, opposite St. Michael's Church Moderate and easy pace Usually splits into two groups.
    Sunday 10.00 Broadway, Houghton le Spring, opposite St. Michael's Church Easy paced leisure ride between 20-30 miles Great for 1st/intro ride, will not split
    Tuesday 09.30 St Roberts School, near Washington Arts Centre
    NE38 8AF
    Easy to moderate pace (30~60 miles) May split into two groups
    Thursday 09.30 Westfield Grove (opposite the Bishopwearmouth Cemetery Gates) SR4 8QZ Easy pace 20 miles some off-road Will not split and stops for coffee at Wildfowl park Washington
    Friday 09.30 St Roberts School, near Washington Arts Centre
    NE38 8AF
    Easy to moderate pace (30~60 miles) May split into two groups
    Saturday 08.30 Bee Hive Pub, Sedgeletch DH4 5PW Faster pace usually 17mph+ (for the harder rider) May meet at 08.00 during Summer months.

     

    Rides are subject to change refer to latest facebook information, if applicable, on link below

    FACEBOOK LINK BELOW

     https://www.facebook.com/groups/HoughtonCyclingClub/?ref=bookmarks

  • Sun
    28
    Apr
    2019

    Houghton CC Open 10TT

    8:00 amM1010B course

    Kerry Gowland doing yet another superb time in last years Open HCC 10.

    Houghton CC will run our open 10 on the M1010B course 28/4/19 8:00am

Time Trials

Club 10 Mile Series

The 2019 series of club 10 mile time trials will begin in May and will comprise approx 8 rounds (AGAIN, RIDERS WILL BE REQUESTED TO CHOOSE A DATE WHEN THEY WILL ACT AS MARSHALL FOR ONE EVENT). The “Open” 10 TT will provide an ideal opportunity to try out the course on Sunday 28th April.

Full results and final standings from the 2017/8 series can be found in “news and results”.

If you are interested in time trialling but are looking for some additional information about how it all works, the following link should be of some help

https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/articles/view/9

Find out more about the club 10 mile route

Open Time Trials

For details of the 2019 open time trials in the region, click on this link.

NE District Open Events 2019

Mile Eater

Send in your monthly mileage tally for the chance to be crowned Mile Eater Champion!

Name Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Total
 Dave Clark  117  160  142  212 178 238 232 189 201 195  1864
 Dave Penny  1045  965  1245  1194 1406 1352 775 1445 1022 1254  11703
 Richard Cheslin  467  460  574  656 602 707 807 767 801 704 6545
 Chris Dorian 30  30
 Dave Maughan  723  510 625  1629  3487
 Peter Searle 204  239  362  796 359 262 337 369 255  3183
 Dave Cummins  270  381  349  553 590 615 626 598 504 463  4949
 Julia Cummins  82  104  72  173 308 267 208 126 93 180  1613
 Rob Greenwell  340 449  594  989 554 492 3418
 Deacon Hopps  50  60  120  238 200 280 180 153  1281
 Paul Ellison  840  153  993
 Ian Sime 408 453  342  833 334 490 257 422 460 282  4021
 Andy Hardy  0  0  127  179 284 265 225 270 52 0  1402
 Overall Total 4576  3934  4552  7452 4815 4968 3647 4339 3388 3078  44849

The mile-eater competition is open to all members and the winner is simply the person who records most miles between January and October 2018. Turbo miles do not count! A trophy will be presented to the winner at the club’s awards night in November.