Otterspool Park, Merseyside, hosted round nine of the North West Cyclocross League – the Geoff Bewley Memorial ‘Cross – on Saturday, November 19.
The muddy conditions provided a challenge for the riders in the event promoted by Liverpool Century RC, which this year fittingly celebrates its centenary.
Giles Drake (Leisure Lakes Bikes) took the senior men’s victory from junior rider Mark Donovan (Wheelbase), with Jack Humphreys (Wheelbase) in third.
Rebecca Preece (Leisure Lakes Bikes) took the women’s race ahead of Emma Knight (Evans Cycles) and Julia Behnsen.
The full range of age group categories were catered for, from under-8s to over-65 veterans.
The NW Cyclocross league continues on November 27 with the penultimate round in Stadt Moers Park, Merseyside, followed by the final in South Park, Macclesfield on December 27.