The National closed-circuit championship, held at Thruxton motor racing circuit on Sunday 21st October, consists of five laps of the track with a total distance of 11.6 miles.
Congratulations to Murray for winning his age group with a time of 31 minutes 26 seconds, followed by Dave Driver in 2nd with a time of 31 minutes 39 seconds, and John Froud in 3rd with a time of 31 minutes 53 seconds. The fastest rider of the day, out of the 300 strong field, went to Marcin Bialoblocki, a senior with a time of 22 minutes and 3 seconds.
The Callaghan Cup is awarded on a points basis to the most improved time-triallist over the season. A rider gains one point for every second they improve at the distances of 5,10,15,25,30 and 50 miles.
Closing date for the Competition is October 31st.
Unusually, it was cold and wet for the hill climb at Weedon on Sunday morning
Another successful result for Murray who rode the LEO 30 mile time trial on Saturday 22 September and took the win in his age category with a time of 1 hour 13 minutes 6 seconds.
Representing the club at the National Criterium in Milton Keynes, on Saturday, Murray Kirton took silver medal for his age group (75-80 years).