Race & Time trial Results

04 September 2012
Marcus Christie (Unattached) returned to competition, after over 12 months away, with victory in the Ulster 10 mile time trial championship at Ballymoney last weekend. The former Irish junior international recorded a time of 20 minutes and 21 seconds, just seven seconds ahead of the newly crowned all Ireland veterans time trial champion, John Heverin (Clann Éireann), who won the Ulster veterans’ title. John Madden (Curran) lifted the bronze by being the only other rider to break the 21 minute barrier.Kieran McKenna (East Antrim) took fourth overall and bronze in the vets competition.Former Ballymena Academy student Amy Brice (Phoenix CC) recorded 24 minutes 27 seconds, to add the women's 10 mile time trial title to her road race title from the day before. West Tyrone's Rachael Withers took the silver with 26.04, six seconds faster than Kay Hack (Bann Wheelers) 26.10.Laura Maxwell (Roe Valley) 26.34, was the fastest junior woman. Ian Inglis (Curran) was the fastest of the junior men, stopping the clock on 21 minutes and 28 seconds. Daniel Stewart (East Antrim) clinched silver with 22.15 while Conor McAteer (Bann Valley) won bronze in 22.39. Ballymena’s Connor Young, who had won the silver medal the previous day in the junior road race championship, finished fourth placed junior this time when he clocked 23 minutes 03 seconds.East Antrim won the team title with three riders in the top ten, while Ballymena’s Darrell Erwin (UHA) recorded a time of 32 minutes 24 seconds to lift the hand cycling title.Ballymena’s Steven Workman clocked 21.57 for tenth place with Ryan Currie eleventh with 22.04.
 
Ulster 10 Mile Time Trial Championship 2012.
Results (1) Marcus Christie (unattached) 20 minutes 21 seconds (2) John Heverin (Clann Eireann) 20.28 (3) John Madden (Curran) 20.40 (4) K McKenna (East Antrim) 21.17 (5) G Kinning (East Antrim) 21.17 (6) I Robinson (Ards) 21.27 (7) M Greer (Maryland) 21.28 (8) I Inglis (Curran) (First junior) 21.28 (9) G Cranston (East Antrim) 21.37 (10) Steven Workman (Ballymena Road Club)  21.57 (11) Ryan Currie (Ballymena RC) 22.04 (12) S Harkins (Madigan) 22.08Maeve wins ladies league in David McCall time trial series.There was more time trial action on Thursday night when the final round of the David McCall Foundation / Bikedock Time Trial Series took place on the Ballydonaghy.
 Ballymena Road Club – Chain Reaction Cycles – rider Maeve Savage, from Randalstown, clinched overall victory in the women’s league when she clocked a time of 27 minutes 36 seconds to finish second on the night to Amy Bryce (Phoenix) who recorded 23.54. 2012 Olympian David McCann (RTS) ran out a comfortable winner with a time of 19.57. John Heverin (Clann Eireann) took second place with a 20.38, beating Sunday's Ulster 10 TT Champion Marcus Christie, who clocked 20.48.John Heverin's ride confirmed him as the overall winner of the series and Ballymena's Maeve Savage took the overall women's series.Results (1) David McCann (RTS) 19.57 (2) John Heverin (Clann Eireann) 20.38 (3) Marcus Christie (U/A) 20.48 (4) John Madden 21.05 (5) Mark Greer (Maryland) 21.12 (6) William Larmour (East Antrim) 21.55.Ballymena performances (9) Connor Young 22.45 (30) Adrian Kerr 25.00Mark Greer, the Chairman of the David McCall foundation expressed his gratitude. "The Foundation would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone for their support throughout the series. A special word of thanks is extended to those who gave of their time to assist in the running of each event during the programme. Finally we would like to thank Gordon Parker (one of Ballymena RC’s timekeepers) for his much valued timekeeping skills.”