Marlborough 80 Challenge

Close competition is expected for Cuddon Cycling Marlborough’s riders when they compete in the Cuddon Cycling Marlborough 80km Open Championship at Fairhall tomorrow afternoon.
The open grade event will cover three laps of the Benmorven and small Hawkesbury circuits taking in the Ridge Resort climb on each lap. Junior under 19 rider Jamie Hawke will be after a repeat of last year when he made a clean sweep to take first place and fastest time. Hawke’s competition for fastest time will come from Masters riders Andrew Jamieson, Ray Dunstan, Gerard van Antwerpen and Conway Taylor. Trophies for handicap and time and titles for Senior men, Women, Masters Men, and Junior Under 19 Men will be competed for.
The Junior under 17 grade will compete in a 25km Championship event over one lap of the open course. Callum Saunders will be the favourite to take the title with Nick Blakiston and Quinn Karwowski being his main competition.
All riders are requested to assemble at Fairhall Hall at 1pm for a 1.30pm start