Copshaw Cracker Hill Climb Results

Copshaw Cracker Hill Climb finalist 2012

A 4 mile long hill climb individual time trial with 800ft of climbing took place on Thu 5th April. Starting in Newcastleton village, with a tough sprint up the road through barren Scottish moorland towards Langholm. Fortunately the weather held off,  although it was windy on the open moor with all riders finding it a tough challenge.  First to ring the historic Baghdad Bell to stop the clock and claim victory as the King of the Mountain was Neil Robertson from Newcastleton in the under 16 category with a stunning time of 33 mins and 21 secs.   Ross Laidlaw  from the Langholm Cycling Club took the over 17’s prize

12-16 yrs

1st prize Neil Robertson

2nd Ewan Kennedy

3rd Sam Downey

4th  Callon Herd



1st Ross Laidlaw    Langholm Cycling

2nd Paul Pickett     Kielder

3rd Matt Williams  Run & Ride

This event forms parts of the Newcastleton Cycling Festival, a week long program of activities and cycling events taking place in and around the village of Newcastleton in the Scottish Borders.

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