Team Trident Race News
|Published: 12th September 2017 14:53|
Jackie Perry (left) and Tony Shortland (right) racing in the 2-up event
Three members of team trident were racing at the British national middle distance championships at the Vitruvian Triathlon which was held at Rutland Water. Mark Robertson was the first athlete home for the club with a time of 4 hours 51 minutes and 50 seconds, Mark finished 13th out of 37 in his age category. Mark was followed home by another Mark, with Mark Young completing in 5:11:33 for 16th out of 37 in his age category, Samantha Tophill finished in 5:40:27 for 5th out of 15 in her age category.
A number of club members battled the elements at the Stevenage CC 12 mile time trial, competing in three different categories. In the solo category Sean Bradley finished in 28:21, Mike Russell followed in 30:59, Anna Bradley finished as second female in 33:36, just one second ahead of third, and Brenda Bozwood-Davies finished in 42:50. Jackie Perry and Tony Shortland teamed up to compete in the mixed 2-up category, finishing in 33.25 for third place. Ian and Justine Hobbs also rode as a pair, but on a tandem instead of two separate bikes, and finished in 34:21.