Road: Holmes regains National Masters title


Location: Virginia Water, Surrey
Event: 14 July 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports

CHAMPION two years ago, Roy Holmes (R Whitfield Heating & Plumbing RT) regained the National Masters over-50s crown with victory in Saturday’s 69-mile title race in Surrey.

The 52-year-old, from Wigan, came home ahead of Ralph Carter (London Dynamo) and Paul Caton (Anders Electronics).

Steve Johnson (Slipstream Racing) took the over-55s title, with Don Parry (Team Corley Cycles) and Keith Brooks (GS Vecchi) the respective over-60 and over-65 winners and Natalie Creswick (Mule Bar Girls) leading home the over-30 women.


1 Roy Holmes (R Whitfield Heating & Plumbing RT)
2 Ralph Carter (London Dynamo)
3 Paul Caton (Anders Electronics)
1 Steve Johnson (Slipstream Racing)
2 Jim Moffatt (Virgin Active)
3 Jim Rutherford (Champion Systems-Max Gear)
1 Don Parry (Team Corley Cycles)
2 Ralph Keeler (Cambridge CC)
3 David Harper (Andover Wheelers)
1 Keith Brooks (GS Vecchi)
2 James Butterworth (Twickenham CC)
3 William Rains (VC Bristol)
Over-30 Women
1 Natalie Creswick (Mule Bar Girls)
2 Adel Tyson-Bloor (VC St Raphael)
3 Elise Sherwell (Look Mum No Hands)

British Cycling would like to thank the organising team, officials and everyone else who helped promote this event. Our sport could not exist without the hundreds of people, many of them unpaid volunteers, who put in many hours of hard work running events, activities and clubs.