King’s Lynn Tri Club members at the second round of the SBR Lincolnshire Series event. From left: Sophie Doig, David Hammond, Alistair Doig, Arthur Sargeant, Helen Melville, Maureen Wolfe and Charlie Wilson.

TRIATHLON: Mark Moden honed his run, cycle and run skills at the Ely 115 Squadron Duathlon in Witchford, Ely. 

The event comprised a 5km run around the disused Second World War airfield, a fast and flat 25km cycle route followed by another 5km run around the airfield.

The 5km run course was an out and back road route, taking competitors across a the former airfield that used to host Stirling and Lancaster bombers. 

King’s Lynn Tri Club’s Moden set a total time of 1hr 35mins, completing the first run in 23mins 14secs, the cycle section in 47:48, and the last run leg in 23:23 to finish 27th overall and 11th in his age group.

Alistair Doig, Arthur Sargeant, Helen Melville, Maureen Wolfe, Michelle Convoy, Sophie Doig, Charlie Wilson, Paul Freer and David Hammond took part in the second of SBR’s Lincolnshire triathlon series. 

After the first event in Grantham saw temperatures of minus-six, this time triathletes were met with sunny and warm conditions at Richmond Holiday Park near Skegness.

Sophie Doig entered the aquabike event (swim/cycle) and gained first place in her age group with a total time of 49:12.

Wilson, in the super sprint event, was 11th overall in 55:32, seventh in his age group.

In the sprint distance and first to finish for the Lynn club was Alistair Doig, coming home 46th in 1:11:42 secs, 15th in his age group.

Sergeant clocked 1:15:30 (64th, 8th), Melville 1:20:20 (95th, 7th), Hammond 1:22:34 (113th, 5th), Wolfe 1:25:40 (132nd, 3rd) and Convoy 1:38:20 (167th 30th).

The Lynn club aim to provide an environment for triathletes of all abilities and experience. 

The club offers a range of activities across each of the swim, cycle, and run disciplines as well as brick (cycle/run) training, transition and strength training.

They organise a range of club races and social events throughout the year. 

For more information, visit the website.