Reading Velodrome Racing

Managed by the Track Cycling League

at Palmer Park Stadium, Wokingham Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1LF
British Cycling Central Division - Governing Body for Track Racing in England & Wales

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AW Cycles at Caversham
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Nick English of Reading CC heads the 20k break away with Nick Abraham and Rob King of AW Cycles
Nick English of Reading CC heads the 20k break away with Nick Abraham and Rob King of AW Cycles
Photograph courtesy of swarbrick.com

Reading Velodrome is situated on the eastern side of Reading within easy access from the M4 motorway at junction 10 and is the only Velodrome within British Cycling Central Region.

Reading Velodrome Racing hire the cycle track from Reading Council, Palmer Park Sports Stadium for the Monday evening Track League which will start in 2015 on Monday 20th April until Monday 28th September. Organiser Gisela Bradbury.

There will be no meetings on Bank Holidays Monday 4th May, 25th May or 31st August. Track Racing commences with Youths at 7pm and Seniors at 7.10pm.

The Track League will put on two Open Meetings in 2015 as follows:

A Bordeaux-Paris style event on Saturday 2nd May from 1pm to 5pm. The 30k derny event is a round of the BC National Track Endurance League. Organiser Gordon Sherratt.

The Reading Dernyfest incorporating a round the BC National Women's Omnium on Saturday 15th August starting at 1pm. Organiser Gordon Sherratt.

About the Velodrome

The Velodrome measures 459 meters with an asphalt surface and is one of the best outdoor Velodromes in the UK. Reading Velodrome Racing puts on a programme of track Racing for member cyclists and is managed by the Reading Track Cycling League.

Forthcoming Events

Track League Event - 20 April 2015 at 7.00 pm

    Open Event - 02 May 2015 at 1.00 pm

    • Bordeaux-Paris style event
    • Supporting events

    Race Entry Fees

    Race Entry for 2015 will be:-

    Online via the BC website (lowest cost)
    Adult and Junior riders £10 Race entry fee
    Youth riders £5 Race entry fee

    Online entries close at 5pm on the Saturday before each meeting but money will not be taken until a meeting is underway

    On the day (highest cost):
    Adult and Junior riders £15 Race entry fee
    Youth riders £8 Race entry fee

    No on-the-day entry for derny nights and sprint night - entries must be made online.

    These fees include the British Cycling Levy.

    Keirin Event at Reading Velodrome
    Keirin Event at Reading Velodrome
    Photo courtesy of DGS Cycling Photography
    Action from Reading Velodrome Racing - 21st July 2008
    Action from Reading Velodrome Racing - 21st July 2008
    Photograph courtesy of swarbrick.com