OFF AND RACING: Alexa Leary in the Tour De Woodford. Photo: Debrah Novak
OFF AND RACING: Alexa Leary in the Tour De Woodford. Photo: Debrah Novak

Clarence community rides to victory at the Tour de Woodford

AMAZING times were clocked and so were amazing funds raised over the weekend at the Tour de Woodford.

Competitive rider Dion Wilkes was first over the line coming in under an hour in the 41.5km course.

Dion's daughter Kelsey Wilkes was also the first female over the line.

"Kel did well to hang on with the group she was with," he said.

"We also rode to the event as did the Yamba club.

"We ended up doing 140km for the day."

Organiser and Maclean Rotary Club member Simon Willmore said they raised about $2500 for the Maclean Rotary Club.

"We had 123 riders register on the day," Mr Willmore said. "We also had over 200 spectators."

Mr Willmore said the Cowper Public School, Grafton Vintage Motor Vehicle Club and Brushgrove Hotel Social Club also did well with their ventures.

"Everyone was happy with the day," he said.

"We are looking forward to doing it again next year.

Mr Willmore would like to thank the SES and also the Yamba Rotary Club who were on had to help on the day.



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