Glover speeds to Rat Race victory

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HOUGHTON cyclists Houghton’s Ian Jobling, Paul Whitehill, Paul Robson and Peter Reed competed in round 14 of the Veterans Cyclox Rat Race Series.

Antony Glover, of Derwentside CC, raced to victory ahead of James Edmond (Ferryhill Wheelers).

Results: 1 Antony Glover (Derwentside CC) 43:06, Vet 40. 2 James Edmond (Ferryhill Wheelers) 43:11, Junior. 3 Kenny Johnson (Team Scott UK) 43:48, Vet 40. 4 James Anderson (Adept precision) 43:50, Vet 40. 5 James Hopper (Cestria Cycles) 43:50. 29 Paul Whitehill (Houghton CC) 51:45, Vet 40. 38 Paul Robson (Houghton CC) 44:25, Vet 50. 49 Ian Jobling (Houghton CC) 48:39, Vet 40. 63 Peter Reed (Houghton CC) 48:46, Vet 60.

Mark Donovan (Beacon Wheelers) won the Under-16 race and the Under-12 race was won by Matti Egglestone (Beacon Wheelers).

The final event of the day was the seniors, with a field of over 40 riders, including Houghton’s David Stevens.

Results: 1 Keith Murray (Team Scott UK) 53:36. 2 Adam Martin (Metaltek) 53:52. 3 James Moss (Veloshure Giordana) 54:54. 17 David Stevens (Houghton CC) 54:10.