New record for Kariega Classic
James Thompson won the Kariega Classic mountain bike challenge in a record time of 1 hour 58 minutes and 49 seconds for the roughly 53km course. According to organ- iser, Hennie le Roux, Thompson beat the record by five minutes.
Participants cycled from the source of the Kariega River through a number of farmlands that lie in the majesti- cally beautiful Kariega River Valley. The event finished at Horns Up restaurant and pub on the river bank.
Second home was Graeme Parker in 2:02:56, followed by Lloyd Vos, a Graeme College pupil, in 2:05:49.
The women’s winner was Carolyn Thompson who finished the course in 2:27:48. She was followed by Lisa Czepk in 2:39:34 and Sheryl Hanger in 2:42:47.
Graeme College pupil, Lloyd Vos took third place at the Kariega Classic 53km challenge.