Run by the Shropshire Wheelers, the 25 mile Time Trial at Prees Shropshire attracted top Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club triathlete Joe Duckworth.

He finished 27th out of 100 in a time of 59.40 to go sub-60 minutes with an average speed of more than 25mph.

Joe also attended The Rubicon 70.3 held at Newby Hall In North Yorkshire finishing 14th overall 2nd V40 (Swim was 33:27 PB, Bike 2:15:13 PB and Run 1:27:22) finishing with another PB of 4:19:28 . The next event Joe is undertaking is the world championships at Kona, Hawaii.

But for injury this year Nicki Rushton would also have been joining Joe at Kona, but has instead, having made the time, is off to the European Championships in Geneva.

She also claimed first place for her age group at the Ironman UK event held earlier this year.