Riders from the region among the medals at the South West Cyclo-Cross Championships
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Riders from the region among the medals at the South West Cyclo-Cross Championships

RIDERS from the area impressed at the South West Regional Cyclo-Cross Championships held at Redruth on Sunday. Pilgrim Flyers’ Rosie Andrews took the under-16 girls’ title, finishing 52 seconds ahead of Tavistock Wheelers’ Connie McLaughlin, who took second in wet and muddy conditions in Cornwall. Tavistock’s Emma Luckham was first under-14 girl, while team-mate Orla … Continue reading

Southcott claims second win in tough conditions at Winter Soggy Bottom Series
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Southcott claims second win in tough conditions at Winter Soggy Bottom Series

WEATHER and course conditions were tough for competitors at the second Winter Soggy Bottom Series event at Newnham Park on Sunday. Many of the top Plymouth riders were racing elsewhere, but Pilgrim Flyers’ Jack Southcott backed up his win in the opening series race last month with another victory in the youth boys’ section. His … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pilgrim Flyers enjoy success at opening Winter Soggy Bottom event
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GALLERY: Pilgrim Flyers enjoy success at opening Winter Soggy Bottom event

PILGRIM Flyers riders enjoyed plenty of success at the opening Winter Soggy Bottom mountain bike series at Newnham Park on Sunday. They had six different winners over the various age groups at the Plympton event. Helen Barron (pictured top) led the way for them by claiming victory in the senior women’s race. She finished more … Continue reading

Flyers’ Allen and Andrews impress at latest South West Cycle Cross Series event
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Flyers’ Allen and Andrews impress at latest South West Cycle Cross Series event

PILGRIM Flyers’ Oliver Allen impressed at the latest South West Cycle Cross event held in cold conditions at Coxleigh Barton, near Barnstaple, on Sunday. Allen and Mid-Devon’s Tristan Davies have been enjoying a great battle this season in the junior category of the series. Davies had claimed victory the week before at Escot, but Allen … Continue reading

Tavistock’s Lake wins second European medal in Ibiza
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Tavistock’s Lake wins second European medal in Ibiza

TAVISTOCK athlete Sam Lake has won a second European medal within the space of a week. A few days ago, Lake claimed silver in the women’s 40-44 age group at ETU Aquathlon Championships in Ibiza. She then backed that up by winning bronze in the same age group at the ETU Middle Distance Triathlon Championships, … Continue reading

Tavistock athletes win medals at ETU Aquathlon European Championships in Ibiza
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Tavistock athletes win medals at ETU Aquathlon European Championships in Ibiza

TAVISTOCK AC athletes Sam Lake and Helen Kula-Przezwanksi both won age group medals at the 2018 ETU Aquathlon European Championships in Ibiza. Lake (pictured) claimed silver in the women’s 40-44 age category and was fifth overall in a time of 35 minutes and 37 seconds, which included the transition. She completed the swim in 15.05 … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the second round of the Newnham Bark Series
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GALLERY: Pictures from the second round of the Newnham Bark Series

COMPETITORS had to brave heavy rain at the second round of the Newnham Bark Series on Sunday morning. The event at Plympton’s Newnham Park saw athletes and their doges competing at cani-cross, bikejoring and scooter racing. Running and cycling events with dogs are on the increase around the world. Great Britain international Laura Muir, a … Continue reading