Sunday 4 October’s Oulton Park Autumn Duathlon took place at the motor racing circuit in Cheshire, featuring a sprint and a standard distance race.

The standard distance race hosted the Triathlon England National Duathlon Championship, with 281 athletes crossed the finish line in the standard distance race and 179 completed the sprint distance race. carl avery

The sprint distance race was the first race in the UK to be run as a draft legal race in response to the ITU changing all of their age group sprint races to a draft legal format.

Tom Crouch and Ian Lawton were battled it out for the title in the sprint distance race, with Crouch claiming the title in 01:00:49, twenty-seven seconds ahead of Lawton.

Tom Snape took third place in a time of 01:03:50.

laire Steels dominated the women’s field and secured the win in 01:10:09, ahead of Holly Flannery who crossed the finish line in 01:11:15 and Jacqui Phillips in 01:12:05.

Carl Aver secured the top spot on the podium for the standard distance race, in a time of 01:38:24.

Runner up Daniel Jenkin finished in 01:39:34 and Paul Vernon came third in 01:40:05.

Ellie Campbell was fastest in the women’s field, claiming the win in a time of 01:55:17. Naomi Eaton crossed the finish line in 01:57:52 and Vicky Smith took third place in 01:57:54.


Oulton Park Sprint Distance Duathlon

05/10/2015, Oulton Park Motor Racing Track, Cheshire

(4.3km run / 21.6km cycle / 4.3km run).


1) Tom Crouch (ENVY Epinay Triathlon, France), 01:00:49

2) Ian Lawton, 01:01:16

3) Tom Snape, 01:03:50


1) Claire Steels, 01:10:09

2) Holly Flannery (Bike Science / Boardman Elite), 01:11:15

3) Jacqui Phillips (TRiKS), 01:12:05

Oulton Park Standard Distance Duathlon

05/10/2015, Oulton Park Motor Racing Track, Cheshire

(8.6km run / 38.8km cycle / 4.3km run)


1) Carl Avery, 01:38:24

2) Daniel Jenkin (, 01:39:34

3) Paul Vernon (RAF Tri Club), 01:40:05


1) Ellie Campbell, 01:55:17

2) Naomi Eaton (Stroud Athletic), 01:57:52

3) Vicky Smith (Birmingham Running & Tri Club), 01:57:54

The full results are available on