Hill-Climb: Robbins storms to Dores victory

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Location: Dores, Highlands
Event: 21 September 2013
Report: Snowdon Sports

Talented junior rider Kieran Robbins (East Sutherland CC) secured a narrow victory in the Dores hill-climb in the Highlands of Scotland, promoted by Moray Firth CC on Saturday morning.

The 16-year-old clocked 10-30 for the 2.2-mile climb, and took the win just five seconds ahead of runner-up Gregor Grant (Moray Firth CC) – who lives in Inverness and is 40 years his senior at 56 years old.

The final podium spot in the event went to Alford-based Mark Munro (Cairngorm CC) who clocked 11-16 which was 15 seconds faster up the climb than his nearest rival, Alan McCaffrey (Ross-shire Roads CC).

Fastest female – and a noteworthy fifth overall – was Rhona Grant (unattached) with 12-09, 32 seconds quicker than the next best woman.


1 Kieran Robbins East Sutherland CC YM 10:30

2 Gregor Grant Moray Firth CC V 10:35

3 Mark Munro Cairngorm CC S 11:16

4 Alan Mccaffrey Ross-Shire Roads CC V 11:31

5 Rhona Grant Unattached F 12:09

6 Lewis Macfarlane East Sutherland Wheelers YM 12:20

7 Neil Sharpe Moray Firth CC V 12:24

8 Chloe Fraser Unattached F 12:41

9 Gareth Luce Moray Cycle RT S 12:41

10 Erich Schonwalder Unattached0:12:58

11 Alan Sutherland Caithness CC S 13:00

12 John Lyon East Sutherland Wheelers V 13:16

13 Hector Nicolson Moray Firth CC V 13:26

14 Keith Stewart East Sutherland Wheelers V 13:53

15 Liam Robbins East Sutherland CC YM 15:55

16 Matt Macfarlane East Sutherland Wheelers YM 21:06

17 Chris Goddard Moray Firth CC V

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