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Mick W combined some good solid bike training with an entry into last month’s National Cycle Challenge – a scheme designed to encourage bike-commuting to work. Mick’s impressively dedicated 23 days and 300 miles of commute was enough put him in 4th position in the challenge for the whole of his home
. county of West Yorkshire
Not content with hammering the bike, he’s also been putting in some really impressive runs and a 5K PB at
York’s parkrun bears testimony to his form.
This was his first sub-19 minute 5K but very probably won’t be his last.
Mick has been working hard on both disciplines with a view to making an impression in cross duathlon this Autumn and indeed, on the15th October, he made this season’s multi-sport debut at Clumber Park in One Step Beyond’s 5K run / 17K MTB / 2.5K run Sprint event.
Unfortunately, in spite of his proven bike and run form, this particular foray into ended in frustration and disappointment after slack course signage management saw him – and several other leading racers – directed off the bike course: thereby rendering the whole event something of a farce.
The follow up cross-duathlon event is in a couple of week’s time and Mick is angry…
Posted on: Monday, October 31, 2016