Search

Classic cycle race the Good Friday Meeting to come to Lee Valley VeloPark

PUBLISHED: 12:24 11 April 2014 | UPDATED: 13:10 11 April 2014

Riders in the Olympic Velodrome. Photo: Eleanor Bentall.

Riders in the Olympic Velodrome. Photo: Eleanor Bentall.

Eleanor Bentall

Two-time Olympic gold-medallist ED Clancy MBE will lead the field at a classic international cycling race at the former Olympic Velodrome to help celebrate the legacy of the games.

The Good Friday Meeting has a history going back over 110 years and will be the first open-entry event to take place at Lee Valley Velopark since it opened to the public last month.

Professional, elite and club-level riders from across Europe will flock to the indoor track this Friday, April 18, uprooting the famous race meet’s traditional home at the outdoor velodrome in Herne Hill, south London.

The race is organised by the Southern Counties Cycling Union and will include sprint, elimination and keirin events.

Racing begins at 3pm, doors open at 2.15pm. Visit quaytickets.com for advanced tickets.

See our Parklife section for all the latest news from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

0 comments

Latest Newham News Stories

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old former Newham College student last Tuesday.

Newham College
15:48

A group of tenants is up in arms after their landlord announced a 40 per cent rent hike.

NHS
15:30

Two sisters want to start making people feel beautiful again with their new skin care business.

08:48

The wife of the man who killed four people in a shock terrorist act has said she is “saddened and shocked” by her husband’s actions.

Metropolitan Police

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Read more

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now