Ian Lowers Christmas 10 Record Further

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Ian Inglis

On a warm morning, Ian Inglis (Kinning Cycles CC) knocked another 38 seconds off the event record he set last year to win the Ards CC Christmas 10 with a time of 20:34. Just over two minutes behind was Andrew Hedley (AHC Racing), with Mark Rushby (unattached) rounding out the podium with 23:18.

Andrew Hedley

Top Ards CC rider was the ever green Michael Rowan with 27:10.

Some of the competitors and supporters at the finish

Name Club Time
1 Ian Inglis KInning Cycles CC 20:34
2 Andrew Hedley AHC Racing 22:39
3 Mark Rushby Unattached 23:18
4 Marc Allen AHC Racing 23:24
5 Mark Kelly Inspired Cycling 24:09
6 Glen Curry North Down CC 24:50
7 Gareth McBride North Down CC 26:31
8 Michael Rowan Ards CC 27:10
9 Roman Sarvas Ards CC 27:37
10 Alastair Martin Ards CC 28:10
11 James Lemon Ards CC 28:15
12 William Orr Ards CC 28:54
13 Mark Watson Ards CC 29:17
14 Gillian Orr North Down CC


It was great to see a good crowd of supporters at the event, including some older faces like Bobby Magreechan, Ron Martin, Dave Kane, Jack Watson and Dessie McIlwrath.

Dessie McIlwrath

Many thanks to the timekeepers, turn stewards and pusher offer – we couldn’t do it without you.

Best wishes for the rest of Christmas, and for New Year, and we hope to see you at an Ards CC event in 2024.

If you haven’t renewed your membership yet, remember it expires on 31/12.

Sean Hardon

Riders lining up for the start

Time keeper Evie Martin presents Ian with the Jardine Trophy. Again.

Andrew Hedley picks up his prize for second

Mark Rushby took third

A brief glimpse at the Inglis project bike for 2024.