Road: Heffernan victory in Only Way is Up Hill Climb

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Location: Newton Abbot, Devon
Event: 23 June 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports

One and All Cycling/Bike Chain-Ricci’s Junior Heffernan powered to first place in the E/1/2/3/4 category of the Only Way is Up Hill Climb Road Race.

Luke Gray of Baboco CT finished in second and Karl Hine of Cadence Cannondale was third to the top in the Newton Abbot based contest.

In the category 3/4 race, it was the unattached Andrew Feather who was victorious, with Adam Fursden (Mid Devon CC) and Harry Walton (Cheltenham & County CC) rounding off the top three.

Zappi’s CC’s Clare Leaver won the women’s race, leading from Wiebke Rietz (1st Chard Wheelers) and Sorrelle Le Cornu (Rutrainingtoday CC). The Go Race was won by Jason Shortland (unattached).


1 Junior Heffernan (One and All Cycling/Bike Chain-Ricci)
2 Luke Gray (Baboco CT)
3 Karl Hine (Cadence Cannondale)
4 Kyle Martin (Mid Devon CC)
5 Jason Kettle (Mid Devon CC)
6 Daniel Watts (Royal Air Force CC)
7 Joel Lewis (Kettering CC)
1 Andrew Feather (unattached)
2 Adam Fursdon (Mid Devon CC)
3 Harry Walton (Cheltenham & County CC)
4 Sam Larkham (Bristol South CC)
5 Tom Ilett (Bristol South CC)
6 Owen Owen (Rutrainingtoday CC)
7 Josef Sadowski (unattached)
8 Christian Smith (Bristol South CC)
9 George Humby (University of Exeter CC)
10 David Henderson (Mid Devon CC)
Women E/1/2/3/4:
1 Clare Leaver (Zappi’s CC)
2 Wiebke Rietz (1st Chard Wheelers)
3 Sorrelle Le Cornu (Rutrainingtoday CC)
Go Race:
1 Jason Shortland (unattached)
2 N Law (unattached)
3 J Spencer (unattached)
4 Michael Ayre (unattached)
5 A Longthorpe (unattached)
6 Stewart Dunn (unattached)
7 Robin Squire (unattached)
8 Edward Wilkins (unattached)

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.