Guildford Town Centre Races

7th July 2021 Guildford Town Centre Races Returns


After long discussions with both Guildford Borough Council and the South East regional team at British Cycling we held the Guildford Town Centre Races on Wednesday 7th July 2021. We had strong support from a great group of sponsors and without their additional support the event would not have been able to be held so many thanks to Hamptons International, Motion, Red Bull and Sigma Sport for their support. 


Many thanks to everyone involved in the event who came down to compete and also to watch the event. There are many photos published across the various social media platforms so please check our own pages in the first instance or search across twitter and Instagram. 

The Event

A highlight of the Guildford Festival each year, the races are fought out by the country’s top road racers. This is guaranteed to bring a fast and hard-fought main event on Guildford’s notoriously tough course, with its cobbled climb up the High Street and tight, narrow corners out of North Street.  As well as the main event a programme of supporting events is also offered including the ever popular ‘youngsters’ race where many top cyclists of the future get their first opportunity to ride in such a big event. The biggest applause is often saved for the smallest riders!


The 2021 results from all of the races can be found here

The Races

There will be six races throughout the evening as follows:


6.00pm - Youth Criteriums - U8 (Youth E) 

6.15pm - Youth Criteriums - U12/U10 (Youth C & D) 

6.25pm - Youth Criteriums - U16/U14 (Youth A & B) 

6.45pm - 'Local Heroes' Criterium (3rd Cat Only - Regional C+)  

7.15pm - Women's Criterium E/1/2/3 (National B) 

8.00pm - Men's Criterium (E/1/2 - National B)