Cy in top gear in PACTRAC'sbig duathlon

Cy Gearing from the Huntingdon-based BRJ club took the honours in the third annual PACTRAC Peterborough Duathlon at Castor on Sunday.

Thursday, 6th April 2017, 9:04 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:38 pm
Cy Gearing on his way to victory. Picture: Steve Hope

The event involved a four-mile run, 19-mile bike ride and a 2.5-mile run and Gearing clocked 1:28.15.

Andrew Wetherill led the field after the first run but Craig McKee obliterated the field on the bike to take over the lead.

On the final run Gearing caught McKee at the turnaround point and

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Runner-up Craig McKee. Picture: Steve Hope

pulled away for a 35-second win.

Ellie Kershaw from Beccles won the ladies race in 1:48.50.

PACTRAC member Susie Freeman, who won the first race three years ago, was third.

There were 64 competitors on the start line with 60 marshals from PACTRAC on the route.

James Kershaw was third. Picture: Steve Hope

RESULTS

Men

1. Cy Gearing (BRJ)24:44, 48:12, 5:19 = 1:28:15.

2. Craig McKee 28:42, 43:45, 16:23 = 1:28:50.

The first three ladies to finish. Picture: Steve Hope

3. James Kershaw (Cambridge University Tri Club) 24:28, 50:45, 15:35 = 1:30:48.

Ladies

26. Ellie Kershaw (Beccles.Tri Club) 29:39, 60:11, 19:00 = 1:48:50.

28. Sarah Kelman (BRJ) 33:21, 55:31, 20:27 = 1:49:19.

Runner-up Craig McKee. Picture: Steve Hope

32. Susie Freeman (PACTRAC) 31:47, 59:33, 19:57 = 1:51:17.

PACTRAC results:

Manchester Marathon: Mark Weathersby 3:04:20 ; Louise Alexander 4:32:57.

James Kershaw was third. Picture: Steve Hope
The first three ladies to finish. Picture: Steve Hope