A strong entry of 50 individuals and 16 teams have entered this Sunday’s Off-Road Duathlon at South Barrule Plantation.
Leading names entered include Paul Kneen, Russ Collister, Nick Corlett, Dave Griffin, Graeme Hatcher, Paul Renshaw, Joseph Ricciardi and Cal Brown. The team event should be between Tom Black/Ben Corkill and Chris Reynolds/Daniel Curtis.
Organised by Manx Tri Club, it will consist of an initial 3km run, followed by a 15km mtb cycle and final 3km run. The run and mountain bike courses are separate. Start time 9.30am. Registration will be between 8am and 9am in the classroom alongside the Forester’s House. Please park in the main car park. More information on www.manxtriclub.com
Fixtures at a glance
Thursday, December 4 - Ramsey Bakery-sponsored Ramsey Firemen’s Road Race series (round three of six). Sign on from 6.15 for 7pm start from Ramsey fire station, Northern AC. An option of 1.7 mile or five-mile distances. Hi-vis tops compulsory.
Sunday, December 7 - Microgaming Isle of Man Cross-Country League (round three of five), Crossags Farm, Ramsey (Northern AC), 2pm start. Further information on cross-country page at www.iomaa.info
Saturday, December 13 - Aston International Winter Hill Running League (last of three rounds), Manx Fell Runners - Patrick Road, Slieau Whallian. 12.30 sign on for 1.30 start.
Sunday, December 14 - Up & Running Winter League Walk (round three of five), St John’s/Ballacraine/Hope, Manx Harriers. Sign on St John’s football clubhouse from 9.15am for 10am start.
Wednesday, December 31 - New Year’s Day fell race Slieau Whallian, 2pm. Round one of 2015 league.