Friday (September 29th) marked the second Build-Up Ride of the Spinneys Dubai 92km Cycle Challenge with over 500 cyclists on the Al Qudra Cycling Track taking on the 50km challenge in preparation for the 92km event on December 15th.
Coming in first place for the men was Nayif Al Marzoqi with a time of 01:10:16, he was closely followed by Martin Bowie who was just three seconds behind with a time of 01:10:19 and Brendan Cronin came in third (01:10:22).
Nichola McDonald had a good lead coming in first in the women’s challenge, recording a time of 01:14:05.
Apple Clarrizze Garcia came in second, finishing in 01:16:18 and in third place was Jewell Narzoles at 01:23:35.
As well as providing a dedicated event for keen cyclists and newcomers, Spinneys, the locally-owned supermarket chain was one of the main attractions in the busy Cycle Village with their delicious pancakes as a post-ride breakfast treat.
Alongside Spinneys, a number of other sponsors ensured that all cyclists, friends and family had a fantastic morning, including UPANDRUNNING with their much-needed sports massages.
The third Build-Up ride is taking place on 20th October covering 65km followed by 85km on 24th November – both taking place at Al Qudra Cycling Track.
To register or find our more information on any of the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge events please visit www.cyclechallenge.ae.