North West Urban League

North West Urban League :  2017 – 2018 – 2019
1. 2017
After last being held in 2012, the North West Urban League was re-established in 2017. There were five scoring events:
17th June       SELOC          NW Sprint champs               Skelmersdale
18th June       SELOC          UKUL Horwich Festival       Bolton
15th July         MDOC            Northern Rocket sprints      Birchwood
20th August   DEE                UKUL                                     Frodsham
15th October  MDOC            Finland 100 urban               Stockport
There were 373 participants across the age categories during the season and full league tables can be found at:

The overall winners and leading NWOA members based on best 3 scores were:
Eligible ages Male category Overall winner             NWOA leader (if different)   Female category Overall winner                       NWOA leader (if different)
Under 12     MYJ                Matthew McCreadie (DEE)                                                 WYJ                  Ella May Rush (BOK) *                 Lucy Seddon (SELOC) / Isabel Sunley (WCOC)
Under 16     MJ                  William Ellis (PFO)                                                            WJ Anna Harris (DEE) ** 
Open          MO                 Thomas Cochrane (NGOC)   Noah Howlett (LOC)                 WO Charlotte Ward (HALO)                                  Hannah Hateley (DEE)
Over 40      MV                  Liam Corner (MDOC) *                                                    WV Helen Ellis (PFO) 
Over 55      MSV                John Embrey (DEE) *                                                      WSV Louise Dunn (LOC) 
Over 65      MUV                John Britton (MDOC)                                                      WUV Miriam Rosen (SROC) * 
Over 75      MHV                Robert Verity (DEE) *                                                     WHV Ruth Rhodes (SO) / Jean Rostron (POTOC)      Rae Lomas (MDOC)

* Won category with maximum score of 300 points
** Anna Harris – scored maximum points in all 5 events
As a planned sixth and final event could not take place or be replaced, scores stood as after the completed 5 events. Awards for 2017 will be made at the first event of the 2018 NWUL season.

2. 2018
The prospective events to be included in 2018 are shown below and are subject to confirmation from each organising club.  Applications to include additional events would also be welcome from any club in the region until end of February.
Please now review your club’s entries, if any, and confirm or otherwise that you wish these to be included in the League and that results can be provided according to the urban age categories. Feel free to provide further description. If in doubt, just ask!
Upon confirming, please also ask organisers to include this link to the league tables in your event publicity, where confirmed events will shortly be listed:
NWUL 2018 – proposed events
Date Host club Venue Level Description  Wider event context
Sun 25th March MDOC Macclesfield & Tytherington National Urban UKUL
Sat 16th June BL Alston Town Local ? ?
Sun 17th June SELOC Bolton / Horwich Local Prologue + mass-start sprints  Multisport Horwich Festival of Racing
Wed 1st August LOC Ulverston Local Urban Lakes 5 Rest Day
Sat 22nd September SROC Lancaster University National Sprints (Double header weekend)
Sun 23rd September SROC Lancaster National Urban (Double header weekend)
Sun 7th October SELOC  Liverpool National Urban UKUL & UKOL  - DEE / SELOC Big Weekend
Sat 3rd November MDOC Offerton Streets Regional 2-part sprint EuroTour City weekend
Sun 4th November MDOC Manchester & Castlefield National Urban EuroTour City Race

Counting scores for an individual will be subject to the number of confirmed events, e.g. best 3 scores to count from a maximum of 5 or 6 events;  4 from 7 or 8;  5 from 9 or 10.

3. 2019
To really get ahead of the game, I welcome early applications for inclusion in the League for 2019.

Paul Turner
NWUL Co-ordinator

07867 822620

01st Feb 18  by Andy Ellis