Peterborough Duathlon takes place on Sunday at Castor

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Peterborough Triathlon Club (PACTRAC) stage their first open event for 28 years on Sunday (April 26).

The PACTRAC Peterborough Duathlon takes place in and around Castor where competitors face a four-mile run, an 18-mile bike ride and then another 2.5-mile run. The race starts at 9am and entries close on Friday (April 24).

PACTRAC are 30 years old this year, and this is the first open event they have promoted since the triathlon from the Regional Pool in 1987. Laurie Miles, who organised that race, will be there on Sunday to start the race.

For more details visit the club website at

PACTRAC had 15 members racing at the recent Duston Triathlon.

Olivia Corner won the Tristar 1 Girls event despite having a thorn in her foot while Katie Tasker won the Tristar 2 event outright, male and female, demolishing the field with a breathtaking bike ride.

PACTRAC results:

Seniors (swim 400, bike 12.5 miles, run 3 miles):

23rd Mark Weathersby 61:07 (age group 4th).

26th Antony Brown 61:30 (age group 1st).

60th Craig Mills 68:03.

148th Pedro Polson 75:44 (age group 4th).

191st Nick Park 79:07.

206th Kevin Fletcher 80:27.

260th Nicholas Partridge 84:21.

267th Sue Davys 85:02 (agr group 2nd).

Juniors TS1:

6th Olivia Corner 13:33.

34th Lottie Tasker 15:55.

Juniors TS2:

1st Katie Tasker 16:22.

56th Louis Dawson 20:39.

63rd Archie Stewart 21:22.

70th Toby Cooke 22:09.

Juniors TS3:

15th Matthew Wouldham 21:46.

Several of the club’s junior membersalso took part in the Scampton Duathlon, which had 295 finishers overall.

Hugo Brill in his first ever event came eighth in his class and Olivia Corner did well to finish as third girl in her race despite having technical difficulties on the bike.

PACTRAC results:

Senior Race (run 3 miles, bike 12.5 miles, run 1.5 miles).

21st Andy Corner 77:01.

31st Tim Brill 84:13.

Junior TS1.

8th Hugo Brill 16:25.

12th Olivia Corner 16:53.

29th Safford Hewitt-White 18:44.

Junior TS2.

10th Katie Tasker 25:05.

11th Flo Brill 25:24.

31st Samuel Oakley 27:20.

38th Joe Garner 28:03.

68th Louis Dawson 30:41.

76th Archie Stewart 31:47.

82nd Toby Cooke 32:35,

Junior TS3.

51st Sam Garner 34:58.

Other PACTRAC news

Christina Cork raced in the NCRA road race from Southwick and was very pleased to come home second lady.

Nigel French finished 38th out of a field of 600 in the six-mile Insane Terrain Adventure Race at Grange Farm, Wansford.

Joanne Annis competed in the Desford Sprint Triathlon (swim 400m, bike 11.25 miles, run 3 miles) and was 78 the overall and third in her age group in 74:37.

Tony Moran competed in the Skipton Triathlon (swim 400m, bike 12.5 miles, run 3 miles) and was 121st in 01:33:55.