Mud and punctures the order of the day in Kettering

PUBLISHED: 14:02 22 November 2016 | UPDATED: 14:02 22 November 2016

Steve Moakes. Photo: Keith Perry

Steve Moakes. Photo: Keith Perry

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Team Trident’s cyclo-cross riders took part in the 10th weekend of the season with Mark Calvert in the prize money.

The long and flowing course at Kettering offered plenty of challenges with mud and punctures the order of the day, and Calvert was first home for the club in the veterans’ over 40 race with sixth place overall.

Steve Moakes and Ian Hobbs finished 47th and 52nd respectively while Simon Young was unable to start the race following a mechanical in the warm up.

In the women’s event Sarah Scotchmer was first home for the club in 14th with Brenda Bozwood Davies 18th.

Peter Holden was the lead rider for the club in the V50 event in 32nd with Tony Shortland 38th and Keith Perry 46th following a puncture on the first lap and a bike change supported by Young.

In the senior race, Gavin Fowler was unable to finish due to a puncture.

Race 11 is hosted by Welwyn Wheelers on Saturday around Stanborough Lakes.

Sam Tophill and Jackie Perry completed the St Neots Half Marathon in 1:49:15 and 1:49:46 respectively with Perry collecting the silver V55 medal.

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