Matt was Sharp to the finish line

RydMatt Sharp (476) ahead of Dan Eckersley (164) pic: Bryan Jones

Ryde harriers’ Matt Sharp came home in 53m 50s, to win the Ryde 10-mile race, narrowly ahead of fellow harriers, Dan Eckersley (54m 32s) and Chris Newnham (55.59). In the record field of 532, harrier, Charlie Metcalfe, from Sandown, was the leading female in a time 1h 7m 11s.

Ryde harriers won both the men’s and ladies’ team event.

First finisher for Wight Tri was Jack Elton-Walters in 56th place. There were seven runners taking part in Wight Tri colours.

The route covered a single lap of Ryde, Puckpool, Seaview, St. Helens, Netttlestone, Seaview and back to Ryde Canoe Lake.