Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Great Arete Race #3 Mynydd Mawr

The 3rd race in the Great Arete midweek series took place on Mynydd Mawr on Tuesday and saw a third consecutive win for Eryri's Math Roberts in 30.58 ahead of Rob Samuel in 31.10, with an outstanding run by Henri Williams to take third in 33.05 and 1st under 18. Carnethy's Bruce Smith on holiday from Scotland won the vet 40's in 34.20 while other category winners were SPJ in the vet 50's and Prestatyn's Steve Hatfield first vet 60. In the ladies Andrea Rowlands took her second win in a time of 38.32 while Jenny Hemming's superior descending saw her hold off a fast closing Becky Law to take 2nd in 39.30 with Becky finishing in 40.03. Other category winners in the ladies were Ali Thomas in the vet 40's, Bridget Ripley in the vet 50's, Maggie Oliver in the vet 60's whilst first local went to Pauline Williams knocking 12 minutes off last year's time. In the Caernarfon tyres series first under 16 boys was Owain James with John Spill taking the under 14's, Bronwen Jenks taking the girls under 14's and Michael Spill and Caitlin Forrest taking the under 8's.

Report by MB

Next race is Pen Dinas starting at Nant Peris next tuesday - a classic steep and short with a superbly steep descent.

No comments:

Post a Comment