Steve Harrison comes third in the London Duathlon

PUBLISHED: 12:17 21 September 2006 | UPDATED: 10:54 06 May 2010

Steve Harrison from FVS TRI continued his run of success by coming a magnificent third in the London Duathlon. Billed as the world s largest duathlon, the race – comprising a 9k run, 20k bike and 5k run – was held in the scenic surrounds of Richmond Park.

Steve Harrison from FVS TRI continued his run of success by coming a magnificent third in the London Duathlon.

Billed as the world's largest duathlon, the race - comprising a 9k run, 20k bike and 5k run - was held in the scenic surrounds of Richmond Park.

He was third male home out of more than 1250 starters in a time of 1-22:39.

Also showing well for the club in such a large field were Simon Hall, who was 29th overall in 1-31:22, and Brian White who finished 49th in 1-34:10.

In the ladies' race, Sam Tophill enjoyed a return to racing following her ironman exploits, completing the race in 1-49:59. She was 42nd out of the 385 female starters.

Club members also travelled to Sevenoaks to compete in the Circuit of Kent Cycle Event.

Five members completed the full distance 80-mile event held on the undulating and occasionally tough course. After working as a team for the bulk of the event, Paul Gibb and Steve James broke away on the final hill and were first home for the club in 4-23 followed by Jon Gillham (4-27), Tim Smith (4-32) and Colin Cumberland (4-35).

Husband and wife team James and Tanya Morris-Jones completed the shorter 50-mile event in just over three hours.

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