Junior riders flying the Ely flag

Tom Lewis on the podium after racing to second place at the Hilligdon Autumn Duathlon. Picture: SUBM

Tom Lewis on the podium after racing to second place at the Hilligdon Autumn Duathlon. Picture: SUBMITTED. - Credit: Archant

With a week off for the club’s senior cyclocross and MTB racers, it was left to the junior members of the Ely & District Cycling Club - B&T Motor Repairs to represent the club in competition.

On Sunday Tom Lewis headed down to London to compete in the Hilligdon Autumn Duathlon in the Tristars 2 race for competitors aged 11 and 12.

This consisted of a 750m run, a 6km bike ride, with a 1.5km run to finish.

Despite being one of the younger riders, Tom finished the race in second place, nearly two minutes ahead of the rider in third place.

A couple of days earlier, on Friday evening, Toby Turner took part in the Fenland Clarion Go-Ride Cross Races in Peterborough.


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In his first ever competitive cycling event, Toby finished his three races in third, second and third place and thoroughly enjoyed his first bike racing experience.

Ely & District Cycling Club - B&T Motor Repairs runs weekly junior coaching sessions which take place on Monday evenings at Ely College.

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