Congratulations to all finishers at the Shimano MTB GP NSW at Glenrock! You all mastered a tough course that we set out and each and everyone of you guys and girls didn’t leave anything out on track!
Jason English and Kaydee Raths continue winning streaks at Glenrock
In the GP7 hour competition the line honours go to the JetBlack MTB Racing team of former 24H Solo World Champion Craig Gordon and Mark Mozejko with 20 laps in 7h21:27.
Local solo favourite and multiple 24 Hour Solo World Champion Jason English spectacularly took out the outright solo men’s title in 19 laps and 7h04:12 ahead of Owen Gordon (+17min18). Last weekend’s AMB100 triple challenge winner Mick Sherwood from Tamworth comes in third in 17 laps.
In the women’s newcomer to the Rocky Trail racing scene Kaydee Raths continues to establishing herself in the top ranks – the talented US-born Sydneysider takes the solo women’s outright win with 15 laps in 7h01:19. One lap down and in second was none other than Canberra’s endurance specialist Gwynn McLeod.
Canberrans out in force at Glenrock’s 4-hour
Ella Bloor and Samantha Boyce from Canberra took the female line honours with 10 laps in 4h07min in the 4-hour event. Fellow Canberran and endurance ace Em Viotto wins the Solos with 10 laps in 4h11:38 ahead of acclaimed Nationals XCO specialist Sarah Riley (+7 min) and Leigh McGregor on 9 laps. Great racing on a tough course!
In the men’s it was Sydney’s Jon Odams who raced in a league of his own – at the half-way mark of the 4-hour competition he had already locked in 7 laps – all up he completed 12 laps in 4h04:03 for the solo men’s and outright win ahead of Canberra’s Dylan Hopkins who finished after 4h15:57 also on 12 laps. In third was local racer Owen Tooley with 11 laps in 3:59:25, 10 seconds ahead of team mate Mitch Lozinski.
In the male teams it was the junior Mobius Attaquer team with Luke Brame and Thomas Worth who took the teams win with 12 laps in 4h24:08.
We would like to thank our crew and the volunteers from the Glenrock Trail Alliance for getting the trails prepared for the race, you hard work didn’t go unnoticed! A huge thanks also to the National Parks and Wildlife Service Team in Newcastle for being so supportive and helpful in the short lead-up to the event.
Next up: Shimano MTB GP NSW Race 6 | Central Coast – 24 Oct
Then: Rocky Trail Academy – Junior MTB GP, Mt Crosby – 24 Oct
Then: Shimano MTB GP QLD Race 3 | Mt Crosby, Brisbane – 25 Oct
Then: Shimano MTB GP NSW Race 7 | Mogo – 31 Oct
Then: Shimano MTB GP QLD Race 4 | Sunshine Coast – 7 Nov
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