The Triathlon England – National Paratriathlon Championships witnessed the best of the home nation’s paratriathletes go head to head in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside.
Phil Hogg produced another stellar performance to finish in 1:06:47, 22 minutes clear of his nearest PT1 rival, Neil Malcolm.
Steven Crowley was hottest in Hogg’s pursuit to pick up the men’s PT4 title in 1:14:16. The Exeter Tri Club athlete saw off Charlie Lewis (PT4,) who finished two minutes adrift in 1:16:36.
The men’s PT3 title was taken by Richard McLeod of Holmfirth harriers. McLeod stopped the clock at 1:25:20 ahead of Loughborough Student Triathlon Club’s Ben Jones in 1:30:37.
Ruth Wilson was quickest of the women on Saturday, the PT4 athlete clocking 1:20:30 – nine minutes clear of Greenlight PT’s Kerry Large who took silver.
The weekend also witnessed a number of open Draft-Legal races, drawing in a host of competitors across a number of distances. The sprint triathlon was won convincingly by Jack Hall, brother of UK Sport World Class Lottery-funded Performance Programme member, Lucy Hall.
Hall clocked just over an hour (1:00:33) to finish ahead of Jack Peasgood in second (1:02:31) and William Kirk in third (1:02:44). Shannon Botham was fastest female over the sprint distance, posting a time of 1:16:24. Annie Measures of Team Cherwell followed in 1:22:40, with Nicky Dick in third with 1:23:38.
For full results of all races in Mallory Park last weekend, please visit here.