2018 NLTTA 100 Championship Results
Congratulations, again, to Charlotte Boothman, ABC Centreville, and Derek Parkinson, Springfield Financials RT; the 2018 NLTTA 100 mile champions … carrying on from their 50 title wins a few weeks ago.
Charlotte’s cracking time of 4:18:56 was also good to set a new NLTTA record – beating Lyn Hamel’s previous record by 4 seconds! Debbie Moss, Team Merlin, set a new PB time of 4:24:57 to take second place from Leigh Premier’s Liz Mathison in third with 4:34:50.
Derek completed the Keswick/Cockermouth course in 3:44:52 to beat second place rider, Craig Horseman, Beacon Whs (3:46:02), by 1 min and 10 seconds. The final podium place went to Paul Fleming, Preston Whs in 3:52:29.
Derek also led Springfield Financials RT to the NLTTA 100 team prize; supported by Matt Stell, 3:57:49 and Paul Russell, 4:12:21.
Thank you to all riders who supported the event, which also doubled up as the National Championships. A huge thank you to timekeepers, pusher off, marshals and the HQ/kitchen team. Thanks to Frank Kerry who did a great job presenting the National medals. Finally, massive thanks to Nigel and Claire Clementson, Wigan Whs, for organising the event – what a team!
Congratulations to Katie Lukas, Beacon Whs, on setting another NLTTA Ladies ‘25’ record of 58:02 in the recent VC Cumbria event. Katie’s ride beat her own record, set earlier this season, by 14 seconds
NLTTA 50 Championship
Congratulations to Derek Parkinson, Springfield Financials, and Charlotte Boothman, ABC Centreville our 2018 NLTTA 50 champions
Derek’s impressive 1:45:33 was 12 seconds quicker than 2nd placed rider Steve Irwin, North Lancs RC. The third podium spot went to Border City Whs rider, Richard Bickley, with 1:47:32.
Charlotte’s great form continues with a great winning time of 2:02:46. Debbie Moss, Merlin RT, was second with 2:04:33. Debbie’s ride secured her the National VTTA 50 championship. North Lancs RC’s Sue Cheetham took third place with 2:09:52.
Richard Bickley led Border City Whs to the NLTTA 50 Team Championship, along with Emil Petrov (1:49:25) and Patrick Pennefather (1:58:17).
Thanks to Richard Taylor and the VTTA (North Lancs and Lakes) team for organising the event and hosting the championships.
The NLTTA 100 on 8 July is this years RTTC National 100 too … so a few things to note:
• The closing date is different to a normal event … entries close on 12 June
• The NLTTA need help with marshals and volunteers at the drink station. If you can help, please contact event organiser Nigel Clementson on 07862 289430. £20 fuel expenses available to helpers.
Thanks for your support.
Congratulations to Katie Lukas, Beacon Whs, on setting a new NLTTA Ladies ‘25’ record of 58:16. Katie’s ride, in the Nelson Whs event, beat Lynn Hamel’s 11 year old record by 7 seconds
Photo taken by Raymond Bracewell
Congratulations to Croston Velo’s Tom Rigby on setting a new NLTTA Mens Association record for 30 miles in a rapid time of 1:02:03 to beat the previous record set by Dave Allonby in 2016.
The Wigan Whs event took place on the new Levens 30 course.