Ernie Mark 25 miles time trial

12 July 2014
Ernie Mark 25 miles time trial for a record fourth consecutive time last Wednesday evening on the Woodgreen, Dunsilly and Ballee course. The event, which forms part of the Road Clubís Northstone sponsored club race series, attracted twenty two riders including two from the Ulster hand cycling association.

Matthew Brennan finished second with a personal best time of 55 minutes 20 seconds while Sean Wright was third with 57.49. The ladies section was won by Eileen Burns in 63.09 with Emma Smyth second 66.27 and Laura Blair third with 68.29.

The fastest visitor was J OíNeill of Spires with 56.00.

Philip Morrison recorded a P.B. 62 minutes 20 seconds and he won the handicap section with a nett time of 57.22.

Results  (2) M Brennan 55.20 (3) S Wright 57.49 (4) Jason Burns 58.11 (5) Ryan Shaw 58.18 (6) Ryan Currie 59.02 (7) Nigel Kernohan 60.14 (8) Philip Morrison 62.20 (9) David Dougan 62.34 (10) Eileen Burns 63.09 (11) Stephen Smyth 64.38 (12) Derek Dougan 65.14 (13) Mark Wright  65.47 (14) Emma Smyth 66.27 (15) John Maxwell 66.36 (16) Laura Blair 68.29 (17) Neil Millar 70.58.

Hand cycles (1) B Phillips 84.43 (2) Darrell Erwin 85.20

Handicap section (1) Morrison 57.22 (2) R Shaw 57.24 (3) Jason Burns 59.07 (4) Brennan 59.15 (5) Workman 59.49 (6) Emma Smyth 60.06   
          

Handicap league.  The riders in the time trial handicap league series have now completed six of the nine rounds. Jason Burns leads with a total of 26 points. Martin Ruddy is ten points behind on 16 points while Ryan Shaw and Sean Wright are equal third with 11 points each. Next itís Eileen Burns on 9.5 points. Then itís a four way tie for sixth place between Philip Morrison, Matthew Brennan, John Maxwell and John Shaw who all have 6 points each.