Steve Dennis writes…
Two East Grinstead CC riders managed to avoid the showers in Sundays
Redmon CC promotion on the undulating G25/45 course at Kingsfold, near
With Ted Boorman and Paul Winkley both DNS, it was left to Richard
Woodward and Steve Dennis to fly the EG flag in the somewhat
Fortunately, the rain/hail/thunder/lightning
waited till everyone was safely back in the HQ
With Dennis off only 3 minutes behind Mr Woodward, there was a good
chance of a re-union at some point around the course. This duly took
place at about half distance, where Dennis made rough calculations
that Richard was on for a ride even in the tough conditions that would
put paid to most people improving on their best times.
Sure enough, after a long delay at the result board for some of the
times to arrive – including Richard’s, his 1-01-35 ride proved
to be only 4secs short of a PB. Meanwhile Dennis was leader on the
board until race favorite Laurence Harding of semi-pro outfit
agiskoviner.com came home one minute 45secs quicker than his 55:34.
With apologies from Mr Winkley for not starting due to his wife
booking a weekend away in Dorset and Paul getting his dates mixed up!
As for Ted….
1st L Harding 53:49 2nd S Dennis 55:34 3rd R Legge 55:48 4th T Stevens 55:55 5th S Geran 56:25 5th L Turner 56:48