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Chloe takes first in age-group at Longhorn 10k

Posted onPosted on 28th Apr

Mansfield Triathlon Club’s Chloe Paylor was first in her category at the Longhorn off-road 10k in the grounds of Thoresby Hall.

In an exciting finish, Chloe came home in a time of 52mins 37secs, just 16 seconds clear. Andy Ball finished in 56-29 ahead of Laura Keeling 1-7-18 and Sarah Ball 1-10-57.

In the 5k race, Harry Elliott finished in 29-20.Mark Price battled injury to complete the half-marathon in 1-58-19 and finished in 1-21-10.

In the opening event of the juniors’ racing season, the club fielded 14 athletes at the RAF Scampton duathlon.

In the TriStar 1 race, consisting of a 1.2k run, 4k cycle and further 400m run, James Flint was second in his age-group, crossing the line in 15-42 ahead of Tyler Broome (16-10), Dillon Preece (16-27), Alfie Brown in his first race (17-55), Jack Sault (17-58), Felix Wilson (19-01) and Anna Woodhall (20-13).

The club entered three competitors in the TriStar 2 category, comprising a 1.6k run, 6k cycle and 600m run.

First home for the club was Jack Mottram in 30-20 with Daisy Wilson (31-49) and Sophie Lagoe (34-45) completing a strong performance for the club.

Finlay Preece was first for the club in 31-12 in the TriStar 3 race, (2k run, 8k cycle, 800m run) ahead of Ben Davies (33-26), Kurtis Nogueira (35-6s) and Freya Mottram (35-59).

In the afternoon adult race, Seamus Allison completed the sprint distance event (5k run, 21k cycle and 2.5k run) in 1-13-57.

At the Southwell sprint triathlon (a 400m swim, 18k cycle and 5k run), which marks the opening round of the East Midlands Triathlon Series, Daniel Wilson (1-11) and Deb Kerry, who achieved a 4.5min personal best to finish in 1-12.

Vitor Nogueira ran the London Marathon in 3-13-16.

Pictured is Freya Mottram in action at RAF Scampton.