CYCLING: Ely & District riders celebrate setting new club record
PUBLISHED: 15:15 27 June 2019
Ely & District Cycling Club celebrated a new club record on Sunday.
Zena Palgrave competed in the 100-mile time trial on the E2/100c course along the A11, knocking over three minutes off her own record in a time of 4 hours, 26 minutes and 57 seconds.
Beforehand, Rory Havis and Will Shepherd were also racing on the A11 albeit over a shorter distance.
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Havis and Shepherd took part in the third of four 10-mile races organised by the VTTA on Thursday evenings.
Havis repeated the impressive performances he had given in previous races, stopping the clock on 20:08 giving him eighth spot overall, while Shepherd finished the course in a time of 22:23.
Last Saturday, two Ely riders took part in the Victoria CC 10-mile event on the E1/10a course near Stansted.
Darran Bennett recorded a time of 22:13 as he came fourth, while Cliff Loveday completed the race in a time of 24 minutes exactly.