The second Kelham Island CX (KICX) is going to be filled with fast paced racing and a great atmosphere. The course at Kelham will be full of twists and turns as it speeds around and through Kelham Island Museum.

 

The day will comprise of 6 categories, 6-11 juniors, 12-16 juniors, Amateur men, Women, Sport Men and Mens Vets categories. Each category will have 24 riders, riding in 2 rounds, the top 6 riders from each round then go through to the final round. The day starts with the 6-11 juniors category at 10.00 and the day ends with the Men’s Vets @ 16.20

There will be ‘spectator areas’ to view the action and also spots along the course. Bring your best heckling voice and noise makers (that includes kids, cowbells, trumpets or anything else).

 

Our sponsors and supporters including Love to Ride, Polaris Bikewear and Velotastic will also be on hand to talk to and have information and product on display.

 

6 -11 Junior RacePractice laps from 9.45amRace Duration 20mins
Arrival TimeRace StartRace EndPrize giving startPrize giving end
9.1510.0010.2011.1511.20
Registration By
10.15
12 -16 Junior RacePractice Laps from 10.25Race Duration 35mins
Arrival TimeRace StartRace EndPrize giving startPrize giving end
9.4010.3511.1011.1511.20
Registration By
10.15
AMATEUR MENAM men and Womens Practice Laps 10mins starting at 11.25
Reg ByDurationRoundStart End
11.2530mins#111.3512,05
30mins#212.1012.40
20minsFINAL13.5514.15
5minsPRIZE GIVING14.4514.50
WOMEN'S
Reg byDurationRoundStart End
11.2530mins#112.4513.15
30mins#213.2013.50
20minsFINAL14.2014.40
5minsPRIZE GIVING14.4514.50
SPORT MENAM men and Womens Practice Laps 10mins starting at 14.55
Reg byDurationRoundStart End
14.3030mins#115.1015.40
30mins#215.4516.15
20minsFINAL17.3017.50
5minsPRIZE GIVING18.2018.25
VETS MEN
Arrival TimeDurationRoundStart End
14.3030mins#116.2016.50
30mins#216.5517.25
20minsFINAL17.5518.15
5minsPRIZE GIVING18.2018.25

 

Travelling to KICX

If you are driving down to watch the KICX race on May the 5th then there are a number of parking options in the Kelham Island area. We have tried to list as many car parks as we can in the area, however there is also capacity for on-street parking. The Kelham Island area is also easy to reach by public transport and there are super tram links from Sheffield City centre that will drop you off at Shalesmoor for a short walk to Kelham Island Museum. Below are some links to timetables and useful resources to help you plan your day

Grab an OFO

Ofo is Sheffield’s dockless bike scheme. You can pick an Ofo bike up in the town centre, bright yellow, so they are easy to spot! Download the Ofo App and follow the instructions to start your journey. Ofo will be joining us on the 5th so if you are ‘Ofo curious’ then here’s your chance to have all your questions answered.

Car parks

The Kelham Island area is in the middle of an exciting period of redevelopment, as a result there are a number of ‘temporary’ carparks that have emerged. These vary in length of stay and price,

  • Russell Street and Bowling Green Street, (postcode S3 8RW), near kelham Island Tavern
  • Rcp Parking, 53 Bridge St, Sheffield S3 8NS
  • Q-Park Riverside House, 1 Millsands, Sheffield S3 8NH

Public transport

From the city centre you can catch the SuperTram from the Cathedral or West Street. The Stagecoach website has information on times and stops. You can also download a tramstop map. You will need the Shalesmoor stop for Kelham.

Get on your bike!

Cycling down is also a good way to come and see the race. There are a number of places to lock your bike up near the top end of the Kelham Island, spectators can then walk down to the course.
Please note: The above are suggestions to help you plan your day. Sheffield Urban CX accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal property as a result of these suggestions.

Foodie paradise

There is quite a bit to do down at Kelham Island. Craft & Dough is a fantastic place to grab a hand made pizza and a drink. Kelham is home to some of Sheffield’s finest independent cafe’s and bars as well. The weekend of the 5th of May is also the date for the monthly Pedller Market over on Burton Road (S3 8DA). This is a great event for foodies, a great atmosphere and a host of street food stalls, craft beers, live music and art. so why not include a trip over during your visit to KICX in between races.

 

A warm welcome at the start line, drop in for Craft & Dough for a well earned post race treat
Peddlers Market, more choice than there are cobbles at Kelham

Kelham Island Ale Trail

Industrial Kelham Island is a place where contrasts sit harmoniously side by side. Warehouses, factories and workshops left vacant following the demise of the steel industry are now being taken over by residential developments, small businesses and artists. And amidst all that, is the best real ale trail in the city – if not the world. Find out more about the trail on ‘The Outdoor City’ website. Or pick up a map from the KICX registration area.

An artistic map for a trail of some ‘proper’ Sheffield ales, craft and traditional

Take a walk through ‘The outdoor City’s’ industrial past 

The River Don winds through Kelham and there is an optimistic vibe to the area. Our friends over at Sheffield website ‘Our Favourite  Places’ have written a great article that sums up how much is going on in this small, vibrant area of Sheffield.

Taking a walk through Kelham reveals something new round every corner. Sheffield graffiti artist ‘Phlegm’ produced this masterpiece, worth stopping for.

Kelham is one of Sheffield Urban CX’s favourite Sheffield spots, we have loved exploring it, we hope that you do to.

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