Congratulations to Ed Charlton-Weedy who won this years Udo’s Choice Beverley Triathlon in a great time of 55mins 18 secs. Having won last year’s race in 55 mins 37 secs Ed Ed was 8th out of the water this time round and went to the front to lead after the 20km bike leg. Finishing with the 3rd fastest time on the run he beat his nearest challenger, Andy Martin by 2 mins 23 seconds. Well done Ed.
Andy Martin from Army Triathlon has showed consistent performances throughout the Udo’s Choice race series with a 2nd at Driffield, a 4th at Allerthorpe and now a 2nd here at Beverley, beating his 3rd position last year.
Mal Rose from Tri UK/RAF Tri came in 3rd and won the M40 category race just beating off the challenge from Will Kaye by 52 seconds. Will came 4th overall beating his 5th place last year. David Wilson came 3rd in the M40 category and 5th overall.
In the female race Marie Stansmore of BikeTraks Tri won in a time of 01:03:00, her nearest challenger 1 minute 39 sec back, Brit Tate of Ilkley Harriers. Third placed female was Rachel Moss. Well done to all 3 for your podium positions. Winner of the F40 category was Angela Hannon of Wakefield Tri Club in a time of 01:08:10 with Lisa Wells and Rachel Robinson coming in 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Fabulous turnout – 31% increase in participants from last year
A total of 242 participants entered the Udo’s Choice Beverley Triathlon which is up from last year’s race when 184 entered – a fantastic 31% increase. This has been the story throughout the series of 5 races and reflects the both the reputation of the events through Freebird events fantastic organisation and the increase in popularity of the sport across the region of Yorkshire and Humberside.
The final race of the Udos Choice Triathlon Race Series is at Allerthorpe this coming weekend and is of a classic distance, so 1500 m swim, 40km bike leg and 10km run. We hope to see you there.
Full results of all categories are shown below
|1||Ed Charlton-Weedy||Army Tri Assoc||00:55:18||1||Marie Stansmore||BikeTraks Tri||01:03:00|
|2||Andy Martin||Army Tri Assoc||00:57:41||2||Brit Tate||Ilkley Harriers||01:04:39|
|3||Mal Rose||Tri UK/RAF Tri||00:58:00||3||Rachel Moss||01:07:50|
|Mens 40||Womens 40|
|1||Mal Rose||Tri UK/RAF Tri||00:58:00||1||Angela Hannon||Wakefield Tri||01:08:10|
|2||Will Kaye||White Rose Tri||00:58:52||2||Lisa Wells||Coventry Tri||01:10:31|
|3||David Wilson||BikeTraks Tri||00:59:20||3||Rachael Robinson||Barracuda Tri||01:13:13|
|Mens 50||Womens 50|
|1||Robert Atkinson||01:01:48||1||Jane Hamp||01:16:49|
|2||Graham Plews||Calderdale Tri Club||01:03:57||2||Karen Hames||Grimsby Tri||01:18:14|
|3||Dave Gates||Lincoln Wheelers||01:06:42||3||Rebecca Leigh-Thomas||01:20:18|
|2||Emily Legg||Wetherby Runners||01:12:46|