News has reached UKXCNews.com that online entry for the legendary Midlands XC Series is now LIVE!

Announcing the news late last night via their numerous social media outlets, the team behind this years series have big things in store for you lucky racers in 2016...

"Everyone is really excited about the 2016 series and we are all focused on keeping things fun! We have a great mix of venues that are nicely spread across the region, it's Olympic year, there are some new sponsors on board and 1 race a month means minimal(ish) clashes with other races!

A couple of FAQ's:

• The price you see includes the admin fee 

• We've brought a discounted price if you enter the whole series before the end of February (click on round 1, click your category and then choose series entry).

• Following requests from parents, we have made it possible to pre-enter the Under 13's races for the first time!

Rounds 2, 4 and 6 will have a team relay, again you can register for this online. We have other team race formats planned for rounds 1, 3 and 5..."

Round 1 of this years Midlands XC Series kicks off on Sunday 13th March at the iconic Sherwood Pines before moving onto the wonderful Cannock Chase for Round 2 on 'Saturday' 9th April. The series then goes on to visit Harlow Wood, Eckington and Eastridge before it's conclusion at Dudmarston.

All details and online entry can be found via British Cycling

And why not keep up to date with all the series news via their Facebook page - Midlands XC