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ShamXross Regional Championships Western & Wessex Cyclo-Cross League

28th November 2021

>>> Race results from K2 are HERE.

Race details

British Cycling Regional Championships Western & Wessex Cyclo Cross League (WCCL R8). This was a combined scoring round for both the Western and Wessex Cyclo-cross league series, as well as the South Regional Championships. Medals were awarded to the top 3 riders in each category.

Total registered riders across the day: 337 (a record so far at ShamXross).

Photos & videos

We'll add links to folders from photographers, as we receive them, more welcome!

If you post any shots on social media please tag us! #ShamXross

Below: four images from Paul Paxford / Pitchside Photos, and a whole lot more covering every race and aspect of ShamXross. We love the cross dogs! Thanks Paul, some gorgeous shots. The links you need are,

Can you use these Pitchside Photo images? Yes!

"Feel free to share or use for personal use (social media, etc) where a credit to @pitchsidephoto would be appreciated. For any commercial or editorial use please contact me using the link on this page. If you would like to support my photography you are welcome to 'Buy Me A Virtual Coffee' which is greatly appreciated."

Very generous, thanks Paul!

Don't forget to check out Paul's website for all of them!

Above: find Matt de-Beger's album of shared images here, and follow Matt on Instagram @m.debeger .

Silhouetted image of CX rider against a bright blue sky, at ShamXross

Above: Peter Edmonson, see full Flickr album , and follow Pete on Instagram @CallMeLuckyPete .

Below: #ShamXross U16 Boys video from Avid Sport, with commentary.

Below: video from U0 & U12's, and Junior's #ShamXross races, from @Cycloboy Riley (11 minutes).

Podium snaps

Images from Gwen. You're welcome to use them!

They're also on the ShamXross FB page if you want to tag people!


Lots of goodies for podium placed riders, thanks to sponsors 73 Degrees Bicycle Shop, Kingud, Stans No Tubes, and Red Bull Events.

"Cash prizes" will be dealt with, after the race, by bank transfer - if you're a winner we'll be in touch the week after the race.

Thank you's

Thanks everyone!! A top day of races at #ShamXross. It was so good to see everyone having A LOT of fun on their bikes. Thank you!!

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗸 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗹𝗶𝘀𝘁: the British Cycling Commissaire team, the Western Cyclocross League and Wessex Cyclo-Cross, all the marshalls, Simon Snowden for crunching all the numbers (pre-race numbers, gridding, and league results), the sign-on team Clair Wadden and Lynn Glass, Jason Veall on the mic, and Gwen on comms.

The entire ShamXross team are ALL volunteers and don’t get paid a bean for all this hard work. Thank you doesn’t cover it!

Thanks to the super speedy results at K2 Sports UK / Race Tech Results.

Thank you to our amazing sponsors: Kingud, 73 Degrees Bicycle Shop, Stans No Tubes #OnlyStans, Red Bull Events, Harvem Limited for all the cracking flags, and Clover Maintenance.

Plus thanks to Somerdale Pavilion for all their support, and landowners Taylor Wimpey. We could not do this without you.

Big thanks also to Chris Reed and the The Fish Truck team on Chips & Mayo and waffles – mazin, thank you.

And to YOU for turning up and supporting and racing today. Thanks everyone!! A top day of races at #ShamXross

Full list of sponsors

Thanks also to: Somerdale Pavilion, and land owners Taylor Wimpey Keynsham.

Lost & found

Found: various keys + one set small, black warm-up leggings, fully-opening leg zips. Email or message us via IG/FB for more info.

Race numbers & timing chips

Please return all race numbers to ShamXross.

All timing chips accounted for, thank you.

Want more?

Details of the next race at ShamXross are here.

Give us a week or two to recover, and then we'll sort out our next set of coaching sessions!

Press coverage

Pre-race coverage: our press release was featured in,

Post-race: links to follow!


Pre-race info.....


By special arrangement with Somerdale Pavilion, for Sunday only, parking is free in their car parks (no need to register). Please show your appreciation by buying hot and cold drinks and bar snacks there, thank you!

Please do not park in residents / visitors spaces, thank you.

Maps and more


On site,

  • Track-side: The Fish Truck will be selling Belgian-style frites & mayo, and waffles!

  • Somerdale Pavilion: bar is open for hot and cold drinks, and bar snacks. They have a lovely patio with views across the playing fields, and the best sunset in Keynsham.

Other local food options (we suggest you book / phone ahead),

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