King leads the way as trio star

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - -

Tri Spirit Team’s Liz King, Vic­to­ria Kenny and Neil Wood all took top hon­ours in the John Fl­itch MTB Duathlon on Sun­day. The duathlon at Min­nis Bay, or­gan­ised by Thanet Road Run­ners AC, fea­tured a two-lap course of 7.5 miles. It in­cluded a 2.4 mile run along the prom­e­nade be­fore the field tack­led chal­leng­ing and very muddy moun­tain bike sec­tion. They then ran 4.5 miles over dunes, and through ditches with wa­ter com­ing up to waist height. King won the ladies’ race and was first in the vet 45 age-group. Kenny and Wood, and Julie Brad­ford and Trevor Bridge com­peted in the team event. They made a strong im­pres­sion on a huge field and man­aged a clean sweep with Kenny/Wood first and sec­ond re­spec­tively in the mixed team event.

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