Robin Seymour and Ciara MacManus topped the podium after a great day of racing at the fourth round of the Cross-country National Series on Sunday, June 18th.
Hosted by Team WORC, the penultimate round of the series proved to be a challenge as riders navigated their way around a technical course in Co. Wicklow.
Local rider, Robin Seymour held off tough competition in the men’s senior 1 race to claim his third victory in the series. Little separated runner-up David Montgomery and Seymour in the opening lap before Seymour opened up a gap on the second and maintained his lead right to the finish.
Gareth McKee rounded off the podium ahead of hosting team rider Daniel Brickenden who got off to a great start but couldn’t hold onto his lead.
Ciara McManus took her first win in the series on Sunday, after a second-place finish in round three in Killarney. Joanna Bula finished in second place with Leah McCarthy in third.
In the other senior men’s races, Colm McGarvey took the win in the 2 category, Colm O’Bryne in the 3 category while Karl Ryan was victorious in the beginners’ category race.
Melissa Anderson proved strongest in the women’s senior 2 race, her first race of the series while Fiona Lally got back-to-back wins in the women’s senior 3 race.
Jack White took victory in the junior men’s race, Conor Murphy and Greta Lawless took the top spots in the U16 category races.
In the U14 categories, Caleb McGreevy continued his fine form in this year’s series with another win while Emer Heverin also took a win.
James Cunningham and Ava Baker topped the podium again in the U12 categories.
Full results are available here.