Runners and spinners compete together in duathlon

Duathlon competitors 

Duathlon competitors - Credit: HRC

Honiton Running Club and Honiton Spinners came together at the annual Payhembury Duathlon. 

The winning team was Mike Mears (runs) and Tony Peek (ride) in a time of 1:35:36. Jennie Sleeman was the only person attempting to do all 3 legs and managed it in a time of 1:59:23. The winning all male multi-person team were Aron Howells and Dom Long in a time of 1:37:23. Mother and daughter team Judy and Emma Davey won the multi ladies team in a time of 1:48:12.   

Jo Buxton and John Burgess were first mixed gender team in a time of 1:42:42 closely followed by Howard Bidmead and Claire Barrow in 1:44:07.  

HRC’s Blackdown Beauty saw 75 runners tackle the blistering heat to run anything from 10.8 miles to the full distance of 18 miles. All money raised will be given to Macmillan Cancer Charity, topping up the incredible amount already raised by HRC.

HRC’s Blackdown Beauty

HRC’s Blackdown Beauty - Credit: HRC