CX Nationals 2018

National Cyclo-cross Championships took place at Sunderland’s Hetton Lyons Country Park in January. Pedalling Squares went along with flags, beer and some cows bells to support local hero Anna Kay.

Pedalling Squares and Anna Kay supporters club setting up camp.
Pedalling Squares and Anna Kay supporters club setting up camp.
Adrian Murphy won the awesome wig award
Anna Kay 3rd on the first lap of the CX nationals
Anna Kay in 3rd place coming down through this tricky right hander on the first lap of the CX nationals
Evie Richards put on an awesome display to take the U23 womens title
Harriet Harnden (T-Mo Racing)
Tom Piddock running up the short steep section at Hetton Lyons
Tom Pidcock took his first Under-23 national title in emphatic style winning by over a minute from his rivals.
The one and only Eric Murphy of Pedalling Squares for Dirk Hofman Motorhomes!
The one and only Eric Murphy of Pedalling Squares for Dirk Hofman Motorhomes!
Graeme Wells in full Pedalling Squares finery at the CX nationals
Graeme Wells in full Pedalling Squares finery at the CX nationals
C'est magnifique. Adrian Murphy barista extroadinaire and keeper of the Jupiler.
C’est magnifique. Adrian Murphy barista extroadinaire and keeper of the Jupiler.
Nikki Brammeier (MUDIITA Canyon)
Helen Wyman (Xypex-Verge Sport) on her way to a tenth national title.
Helen Wyman (Xypex-Verge Sport) on her way to a tenth national title.
CX National Championships 2018
Tony Fawcett on his Bergamont for his last seniors race
Tony Fawcett (TF Cycles) on his Bergamont for his last seniors race
Ian Field (Hargroves-Ridley-Montezuma’s)
Eddie 'Cow Bell' Halstead giving encouragement at Anna Kay corner
Eddie ‘Cow Bell’ Halstead giving encouragement at Anna Kay corner
Neil Philips (Kibosh)
Ellis McCoy for G.S Metro having to run up this section as the course dug up
Ellis McCoy for G.S Metro having to run up this section as the course dug up
CX National Championships 2018
Anna Kay holding onto 3rd place on the first lap of the womens U23 race.