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Club Races
Stawell Campbells Bridge 50.5km Handicap
Sunday 4th March 2018

The Field

  Malcolm Hayes

Steve Monks, Sean Prins, Peter Wemyss and Frank Kean

8 minutes
Drew Heard, Dean Hayward, Tony Lloyd and Malcolm Hayes

16 minutes 30 sec
Meg Parnaby, Ross Lumbley, Alan Barnett and Les Dunn.

26 minutes 30 sec
Kevin Grellet and Peter Mayo.

Race Results
1st Malcolm Hayes
2nd Dean Hayward
3rd Drew Heard
4th Tony Lloyd

How the Race Unfolded.
A south south easterly gave the riders a helping hand from across the back of the course, but the last stretch from Campbells Bridge into Stawell was a head win.

Limit rider Mayo and Grellet set a good pace to the 35.5km mark at Campbells Bridge, averaging 31.17kph but slowed considerably like all the the other bunches once they turned back towards Stawell, into the head wind.

The second limit riders averaged just over 34kph to Campbells Bridge, and with the advantage of 4 against 2 into the head wind, managed to catch the limit riders with about 5km to go.

Further back the second scratch riders had averaged 37.09kph to Campbells Bridge, and were still about 2 and a half minutes in front of scratch, who had averaged 40.63kph to the turn.

Up the long hill into Stawell, second scratch caught the combined limit bunches with about 1km to go, and went on to hold off scratch by 50 seconds.

The in form Malcolm Hayes had no problems taking out the sprint from Dean Hayward and Drew Heard. Frank Kean took fastest time from Sean Prins.

Campbells Bridge turn 35.5km
Limit - 31.17kph
Second Limit - 34.01kph
Second Scratch - 37.09kph
Scratch - 40.63kph

Finish - 50.5km
Limit - 28.5kph (with a lift the last 5km)
Second Limit - 31.56kph
Second Scratch - 35kph
Scratch - 38.12kph

Winners Time
Malcolm Hayes - 1 hour 26 minutes 40 seconds
Average speed of 35kph

Fastest Time
Frank Kean - 1 hour 19 minutes 28 seconds
Average speed of 38.12kph

Weather Conditions
Medium south south easterly wind.








Looking for some company to share the kilometres with?

There are usually Training Groups leaving both Stawell and Horsham at regular weekly times.

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Malcolm Hayes
made the sprint look easy, winning by a good margin to take out the Stawell Campbells Bridge Hcp.

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