Ely & District Cycling Club competed in round 11 of the Eastern Cross League at Haughley Park, Stow Scamble.

After a frosty week, with light overnight rain, Haughley Park hosted round 11 of the Eastern Cross League, delivering a spectacular showcase of cycling prowess.

The challenging course, artfully designed with forested terrain, grass featuring adverse cambers, a sand pit, and “Davey’s doubles,” proved to be the ultimate test for the Ely riders.

Youth Race Triumphs

The Youth Race witnessed stellar performances, with Kieran Vanhoutte showcasing remarkable progress throughout the race, securing an impressive sixth position in the U16 category.

Harvey Woodroffe, resilient after overcoming illness, claimed victory on the road Saturday and sealed a solid third position in the U14 category.

Lucas Bowman put in a strong race battling throughout to finish 10th place in the U14 group.

Youth race results:

• Harvey Woodroffe: 3rd U14 Boy

• Lucas Bowman: 10th U14 Boy

• Kieran Vanhoutte: 6th U16 Boy

Vet 50’s and Vet 40-49

The Vet 50’s category witnessed a dynamic field, with Neil Bowman maintaining an impressive run of form, securing the 13th position.

In the Vet 40-49 class, Simon Pedley delivered his standout performance of the season, finishing strong and claiming the 17th spot.

Senior/Junior Race

The course now marked by the challenges of earlier races, the senior/junior race unfolded.

Battling throughout the race and strong finishes saw Isaac and Josh come home in very respectable places.

  • Isaac Barton: 27th
  • Senior Joshua Woodroffe: 32nd

Senior League Standings (with 1 round to go)

U14 Boys:

  • Harvey Woodroffe 2nd
  • Lucas Bowman 10th

U16 Boys:

  • Kieran Vanhoutte 6th
  • Seniors Joshua Woodroffe 20th
  • Tom Lewis already crowned (junior champion)

Vet 40:

  • Simon Pedley 28th

Vet 50:

  • Neil Bowman 14th

Some great results from our Cyclocross team - one more round this Sunday (January 28) at Milton Park. Come along to support the race team from 10am.

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