to claim first place in a time of 2:11:07. Rachel Boyd's superb swim in the women's race (her time was 20:08) meant she was able to hold off a brave challenge from Isobel Joiner whose magnificent efforts in the run saw her close a gap of more than two
the countryside on a largely flat course, with just a couple of tight chicanes to keep riders focused. The two-lap 10K run took competitors along the reservoir edge and the causeway across the water, before they turned and headed back for home.Nick Dunn had
to second over the 21K run, a mix of trail, road and fell. Wendy McBride had a comfortable win in the women's race thanks to incredibly quick transitions and a very strong performance on the bike. A tough race but one that many have already added to next
relinquished it.The off-road run was another killer: even Alexander, who went on to become the first man to finish the course in under five hours, slowed to a crawl up what is popularly known as Heart Attack Hill. Runners were then brought cruelly within feet
Rosindale had a more comfortable race in the women's event, pulling away on the final run to secure a win in 2:06:37, more than a minute ahead of Ireland's Aileen Morrison. Overall, great performances in miserable conditions.
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