Matt Clinton from Balsall Common in the Midlands took victory in Sunday’s Manx Telecom End2End Mountain Bike Challenge.
In muddy and wet conditions Clinton finished the 75km course in 3 hours 2 minutes 54 seconds, a couple of minutes ahead of Lonan’s Ed Perry and last year’s winner Elliot Baxter.
Manxie Nick Corlett was first under-23 home in fourth, followed by four-time winner and early leader Nick Craig in fifth.
Chichester’s Fay Cripps was first woman in 63rd overall.
More in Monday’s Isle of Man Examiner and Thursday’s Manx Independent.