Verulam Reallymoving rounded off its 2022 season in style with successes at the final round of the Central Cyclo-cross League -as well as announcing a new sponsor for the 2023 campaign.

The final round of the winter season was named Crossmas and for the first time was hosted by the St Albans racing team's parent club - Verulam CC.

The venue at Ashlyns School in Berkhamsted was bitterly cold but turned out to be a hot success with Verulam Reallymoving riders blazing their way to the podium.

George Rice started the team's run of trips to the podium when he won the U10 race.

Emma Knox followed in the U12s as did brother Alarik in the U14s.

Samuel Stacey was third in U16s and Josh Hemmings fifth in juniors while Rachel Dunn won the V40 women and Alan Gunner the V40 men.

Liz McKie was the V50 women's winner, with Verulam's Claire Sharp finishing fifth in her Santa costume, while Paul Caton took third in the V60.

With the final round in the books, the team were delighted with their final standings.

Stacey was the overall winner in the U16 category while Alarik Knox topped the charts for the U14s and Emma Knox grabbing top honours in the U12s.

Rice was second overall for the U10s.

For the adults, Gunner was the overall winner of the V40 men and Caton the overall winner of the V60 men.

Dunn finished second overall in the V40 women with McKie third in the V50 group.

The team also announced that the two main title sponsors, Verulam CC, who have more than 500 members and a highly praised youth development programme, and, a St Albans-based comparison site for moving home services, as well as SpokeCycles CC, the popular coffee shop and professional bike workshop in Codicote, would be joined by Whitton Electrical as 2023 sponsors.

The new supporter is based in Hemel Hempstead and have been providing expert electrical and fire services throughout the UK for more than a decade.

Company founder and director Jon Whitton said: "We at Whitton Electrical are all delighted to be supporting the team.

"We are a community-oriented company with a love of sports and this helps us to contribute towards sport in the area.

"We are looking forward to encouraging and supporting the team next year."