Nicholas wins the Duathlon. 26 Trophies awarded. Jonathan 3rd.

PACTRAC held there Annual Duathlon at Woodnewton on Sunday. 31 clubmembers took part in the 2-mile run, 12-mile bike and 2-mile run.

This involved running 2 laps around Woodnewton village:
biking 2 laps around Nassington and Apethorpe: and running a further 2-
laps around Woodnewton village.

2 new members, Nicholas Kernick and Charles Pittford came 1st and 2nd,
whilst another relatively new member, Mark Weathersby came 3rd, showing
that PACTRAC are continuing to attract multi-sport athletes. Sue
Burnett was the first lady home. Results are on


There then followed the Annual Prize Presentation with 21 Trophies

Club Champion.......Simon Hoppe
Vets Champion.......Simon Hoppe
SuperVet Champion...Antony Brown
Mini-Series.........Paul Vernon

Ladies Champion.............Roz Giles
Ladies Vets Champion........Jemima Gee
Ladies SuperVets Champion...Sue Davys
Ladies Mini-Series..........Roz Giles

Youth...............Nathan Tweedie
Junior..............Jonathan Oakey

Biathlon............Sean Pooley
Duathlon............Nicholas Kernick
Ride and Tie........Paul Lunn and Josh Lunn
Off-Road Triathlon..Rob Hammond
Off-Road Duathlon...Steve Giles
Long Course.........Paul Lunn

PACTRACer of the Year.....Jaap Flikweert
Outstanding Performance...Wendy Gooding
Most Improved.............Richard Moys
Novice....................Peter Harris.

Junior Club Boy..............Jonathan Oakey
Junior Club Girl.............Katie Tasker
Junior Most Improved Boy.....Archie Stewart
Junior Most Improved Girl....Olivia Corner
Junior Spirit of Triathlon...Danial Amps-Woodward

22 different members received awards, with the
prestigious Club Champions Trophy going to Simon Hoppe. Simon first won
the Trophy back in 1990 and this is the TENTH time that Simon has been

Nobody won more than 2 Trophies, so they were well spread out this
year. (Simon Hoppe, Paul Lunn, Roz Giles and Jonathan Oakey all won 2

Jaap Flikweert won the PACTRACer of the year for his work organising
the Round Norfolk Relay Team, the Frostbite Runs and the Open Water

Wendy Gooding won the Outstanding Performance Trophy for winning the
European Long-Course Duathlon Championships in her Age Group (GOLD
MEDAL) for the 2nd consecutive year.


Wendy had some tough competition as PACTRAC had many top performances
throughout 2014 including:

Simon Hoppe won the Peterborough Mojito Triathlon.

Antony Brown won SILVER in the National Sprint Championships.

Antony Brown won GOLD at the National Championships in Liverpool.
Antony Brown was 4th o/a at Mkt Harborough.
Antony Brown won SILVER in the National Duathlon Championships.

Marcus Widdess qualified (at Nottingham) for ITU Canada.
Marcus also qualified for the ITU Duathlon in Pontevedra, Spain. He
didn't go to either due to his studies.

Jim Fell and Paul Spain did represent the club in Pontevedra at the ITU
(World) Duathlon Championships.

Damien Wilkins was 3rd o/a at Enduroman.

Dave Patmore-Hill qu at 70.3 Luxembourg for the 70.3 World Champs in Mont
Tremblant and also represented GB in the European Long Course in Majorca.

Roger Canham won GOLD in the TE mid-distance champs at Grafman.
Roger Canham came 10th o/a and won his AG at IM Bolton - qualifying for
Roger Canham came 8th in his AG at the World Ironman Championships in

Neil Tandy won SILVER at the TE mid-distance champs at Grafman.
Neil Tandy won BRONZE at the TE Championships at Dambuster.

Paul Lunn won BRONZE at the TE Championships at Dambuster.
Paul Lunn came 4th o/a at the Ironman-Distance Outlaw Triathlon in 9:18:
56 and he recorded 9:33 in Majorca.

Georgina Jennings won SILVER at the MK TE Sprint Champs.

Jon Crowley came 2nd o/a at Stowe, 4th o/a at Milton Keynes Sprint and
9th o/a at Kimbolton.

Kate Armstrong was one of 4 PACTRACers doing their first ever Ironman-
Distance at the Outlaw, recording 12.14.50 for 3rd in her Age Group.

Nathan Tweedie won 3 open water swims, was 20th in the Junior European
Cup at Nottingham and 13th o/a in the Brownlee Triathlon. Nathan won GOLD at the TE Aquathlon Championships at St.Neots. He also did the fastest Mini-Series time
this year in 49:08 and reduced the swim record down from 4:07 to 4:03
and then 4:02.

Richard Moys was the only PACTRAC Representative at the ITU (World)
Championships (Sprint) in Canada.

Giles Cooper was 4th o/a at the Market Bosworth half-Ironman.

Abi Schofield in her first year in Triathlon (she only started
cycling this year) qualified at Milton Keynes for the European Championships in
Geneva 2015.

Paul Vernon won the RAF Tri at Odiham, and then the first Frostbite at

Tracey McCartney and Jimmy Robinson competed in the European
Championships in Austria.

Chris and Richard Pike both improved their IM Wales times from last year.

These are just a few of the highlights - many Age Group Podium places
were also achieved. A full list is on

PACTRAC Junior, Jonathan Oakey received his Trophy (Photo on front page above), for 3rd place in the East Midlands Junior Series (Tristar 3 age group). Jonathan scored
two second and two third places in the 9 race series between April and


Damian Wilkins recorded a PB at the Leicester Marathon in 3:32:10. His
fastest performance previously was 3:54:06 at Nottingham. Damian said
"Overall, a good day at the office".