Steve and Chris Tie in Club Season Opener

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Fifteen hardy souls faced the timekeepers for tonight’s club season opener on the Donaghadee Road. Although the rain held off during the race, a stiff and biting headwind on the return leg meant that the course record was never in danger.

Fastest on the night was visitor Andrew Evans (KIllinchy) with 12:11, beating the ever green William Gill by just 9 seconds. The battle for handicap points was even closer, with both Steve Limmer and Chris Spiers just 8 seconds slower than their previous personal bests to take a joint early lead in the 5 mile handicap cup.

Thanks as always to the timekeepers and marshals. Hopefully Spring will re-appear before next week.

And didn’t the new club finishing flags look very professional!






Name Club Time H’Cap Pts
1 Andrew Evans Killinchy 12:11
2 William Gill Ards CC 12:20 -50 3
3 Steve Limmer Ards CC 12:45 -8 10
4 Chris Spiers Ards CC 12:47 -8 10
5 Luke Fulton Ards CC 13:07 npt
6 Mark Watson Ards CC 13:17 -131 1
7 Alex Porter Ards CC 13:27 npt
8 Alan Patterson Ards CC 13:32 npt
9 Michael Lyons C/Reagh 13:39
10 Alan Rodgers Ards CC 13:41 npt
11 William Orr Ards CC 13:51 -44 5
12 Gillian Orr NDCC 13:58
12 Colin Wilson Ards CC 13:58 -67 2
14 Dean Bradley Ards CC 14:13 npt
15 David McCann Ards CC 15:18 -189

npt = no previous time (at this distance in an Ards CC race, while a member)

Conditions weren’t that bad….