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Only four points separate Mel Spath and Jenny Copnall in the elite women's race, but Kate Potter could still put a spanner in the works.
With plenty of other category titles up for grabs, it’s shaping up to be a great weekend and a sizzling end to a fantastic season.
The 7km course will include the infamous Pipeline for the first time in years, as well as Newnham's famous river crossings. Spectators are welcome.
There's a team relay on Friday, followed by racing on Saturday and floodlit cyclo-cross action in the evening. Trials ace Andrei Burton will be on hand to entertain the crowds and there's a free race for under-12s. Sunday sees the Newnham 60, a non-competitive loop of usually unavailable trails. For more information, see www.newham60.co.uk or www.britishxc.com.