Fourth Dartington Duathlon Race Report

Fourth Dartington Duathlon Race Report

The fourth Dartington Duathlon on Sunday 26th October 2014 was also our first over the ‘Standard’ distance of 10k run, 40k bike and 5k run. Competitors enjoyed near perfect conditions for a duathlon with a temperature of around 12 degrees and no wind or rain. Veteran Peter Waumsley built up an early lead in Run 1 and already had a decent gap at the 5k mark to finish with the best 10k run split of 34:59. But come the bike leg it was the turn of the strongest cyclists to turn on the power. Adam Gitlin managed the best bike split of…

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The First Ever Dartington Duathlon Race Report

The First Ever Dartington Duathlon Race Report

Despite the cold (2C) , blustery conditions nearly 150 duathletes took to the start line at the inaugural Dartington Duathlon on Sunday, March 24th 2013 18 year old Chris Perham took an early lead in the initial 5km run and came into transition (T1), in 17:04, nearly a minute ahead of second placed, veteran Jon Parkinson. It was a great time considering the very cold conditions that had two of the front runners pulling out with muscle strains, and the tough hill towards the end of the 5km lap. In third place was Joe Arundel. On the bike leg, however,…

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