We did use the replacement course, and I for one found it challenging: I'd forgotten quite how rough and twisting it was! No such prob;ems affected Jez, who not only won the event with a considerable margin, but smashed the course record with a time of 25:06.

Pos No Name Club Time Cat Vets Std .+ / - Vets Std
1 11 Jez Honor Equipe Velo 25.06 V44 27.54 .+ 2.48 1
2 7 Trevor Hook TeamMK 27.30 V57 29.00 .+ 1.30 2
3 12 Robert Saunders NBRC 27.35 V55 28.48 .+ 1.13 3
4 4 Ant Smith TeamMK 28.11 Sen.
5 5 Mark Simmons Open University CC 28.52 V42 27.44 .- 1.08 8
6 3 Mick Atkinson TeamMK 28.53 V46 28.04 .- 0.49 4
7 13 David Price NBRC 29.00 V47 28.08 .- 0.52 6
8 10 Ant Newland Bossard Wheelers 29.09 V49 28.18 .- 0.51 5
9 2 Karlo Porter-Price Open University CC 29.48 V51 28.27 .- 1.21 9
10 8 Paul Woodham Bossard Wheelers 30.47 V63 29.41 .- 1.06 7
11 6 Finn Hanson TeamMK 30.50 V51 28.27 .- 2.23 10
12 9 Trevor Watson Bossard Wheelers 32.18 V56 28.54 .- 3.24 12
13 14 Wayne Thomas NBRC 32.58 V64 29.49 .- 3.09 11
14 15 Luke Daniells NBRC 33.23 V42 27.44 .- 5.39 13
15 1 John Pick Chronos RT 41.34 V70 30.49 .- 10.45 14

Timekeepers - Tony Farmborough and Bryan Scarborough.