UPDATED: Notes for Saturday 27th event – Markeaton Park

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A few notes to help you with Saturday’s NDCXL event in Markeaton Park promoted by Cycle Derby CC:


Please bring your race licence, even if you pre-entered. If you cannot show your licence at signing on be prepared to buy a day licence.


The venue post code is DE22 4AA, with plenty of brown road signs for Markeaton Park.

Cycle Derby youngsters races

Cycle Derby are once again offering their popular races – details.

Roadworks sign Roadworks on the Markeaton island


Please note that there are roadworks on the Markeaton island (A52A38 intersection) – allow extra time for your journey.


Markeaton Park is has a pay and display car park – you will need:

  • £1.50 for 2 hours
  • £2.80 for up to 4 hours
  • £3.70 for over 4 hours
    • For those of you with larger vehicles or bikes on the roof … the height barriers WILL NOT be open – an alternative route will be available – please use caution!

      Entry costs

      Age category

      Entry fee

      Under 9


      Under 12






      Junior Men & Junior Women
      U23s, Men & Women


      Note – If you are over 16 and do not have British Cycling membership (proof in the form of a licence will be required) you will need to pay £3 for day insurance.

      Race times

      Age category



      Under 9


      7 minutes

      Under 12


      15 minutes



      25 minutes



      50 minutes

      Junior Men & Junior Women
      U23s, Men & Women


      50 minutes

      Disposable race numbers

      New for the 2014-15 season – each rider will be issued with disposable back and arm numbers. Please dispose of your number carefully – carelessly discarded numbers may result in disqualification. BRING SAFETY PINS.

      Chip timing

      Please remember to wear and return your chip!

      Race in category

      If you wish to accumulate League points through the 2014-15 season you need to do a couple of things:

      • Join the League, or be a member of a League affiliated club – details;
      • Ride in your correct Age category – Categories.
        • Handlebar bar ends NO bar ends

          Reminder – Handlebar ends

          The League does not permit bikes with bar ends in it’s races – details.

          Equipment pits

          The equipment pits will once again be divided into “manned” and “unmanned” areas – please use appropriately.

          Reminder – the pits are a potentially dangerous work area and must be treated as such.

          There is lots more information in the Riders – Useful information section.

          … and finally, have a good safe race!