Steve Harrison comes third in the London Duathlon
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.
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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.