New organiser comes forward to save Reading Track League

An article in Cycling Weekly alerted a local rider who has offered to run the 60-year-old league

Racing will continue at the Reading Track League, after a plea for a new organiser and new helpers was successfully met.

Cycling Weekly reported last month how the spring to autumn league was likely to end unless new personnel was found to run the competition that takes place on the town's 459m Palmer Park outdoor track.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.