Exeter Wheeler’s Hill Climb

A group of us from the Devon and Exeter Squash and Racketball Club entered the Exeter Wheeler’s Hill climb charity event  yesterday afternoon up Stoke Hill in Exeter. We were having a bit of fun and raising money for the Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education.

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We went off in teams of three – here is the team I was in with Mandy and Caroline getting our ‘race’ numbers pinned on at race HQ in Stoke Canon.

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At the start with an official timekeeper! He is one of my colleagues from work – Ken Evans

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And we are off

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Here are Paddy and Elliot – a penguin and a flamingo

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For which they won a box of wheeler cup cakes each!

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Here’s Karen 3/4s of the way up – even got time for a wave!

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Brian on the up

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And Squirm – wondering why?

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Good to see the Exeter Wheelers customised the course with the famous Jens Voigt expression 

Garden snailThinking about my fancy dress options next year…….

A good afternoon out – thanks Wheelers

If you want to see how the individual hill climb event went in the morning  see here. The winner was about 6 and half minutes quicker than me …… having said that the Flamingo did very well.

Thanks to Karen Bealey for the photos which I feature in

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