Hill Climb 2017 Results

The club held its 3rd annual hill climb competition on Old Polhill on 24th September. A 800m traffic-free climb with 3 hairpins and a tunnel. Average gradient 8%. 58 riders took part, up from 41 last year.

It’s just a fun introduction into the hill climb season, but for the benefit of club bragging rights here are the podium places:

Men’s Podium

1 Tim Jones 00:02:24
2 James Marshall 00:02:28
=3 Richard Oliver 00:02:45
=3 Ben Millard 00:02:45

Women’s Podium

1 Emma Porter 00:03:04
2 Rachel Beattie 00:03:41
3 Lyndsey Rowe 00:03:47
Good result for Tim, who took on starter’s duties for most of the morning before being relieved. A PB but 2 second slower than James Marshall’s club record set last year,
New club record for Emma, beating her previous best of 3:11 set in 2015.
All of the results can be found here: Results 2017
You can compare your times with previous years here  Results 2016 and here: Results 2015.
See you next year!