2015-16 League gets underway

The 2015-16 HSCL League competition opened last week with a cyclo-cross event in Finsbury Park.

North Harringay took the lead in the cyclo-cross event.

North Harringay, Risley Avenue and St. Aidan’s primary schools competed in afternoon sunshine on a course that was mercifully dry despite recent heavy rain.

28 riders took part in four races plus a relay, with North Harringay Primary coming top in the points table.

The afternoon saw some great racing, with all school teams showing determined riding on the challenging course. Riders needed good technique to negotiate the sharp bend before a particularly slippery uphill straight. There was fierce competition for first and second places, particularly in the Boys 24, Girls 24 and relay races.

The next event is a time trial in Finsbury Park on 5th February 2016.

Race winners
Girls 26”: North Harringay
Girls 24”: Risley Avenue
Boys 26”: North Harringay
Boys 24”: Risley Avenue
Relay: North Harringay

Points per school
North Harringay: 86
Ridley Avenue: 70
St. Aidan’s: 44

Full details of riders’ positions and points allocation are in the results page.

See the HSCL flickr page for photos.

Find out more about the Haringey Schools Cycling League. If you’d like your school to take part, see How to Join.

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