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22nd May 2018.
Six Riders from Northumbria Police Cycling Club (NPCC) headed to Durham to defend their victory at last year's John Stoddard Emergency Services Support Race.
The race is held annually over the closed circuit of the streets of Durham City Centre prior to the OVO Energy Tour Series for the Pro riders.
Teams represented were Durham Police, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, North East Ambulance service, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service and Northumbria Police.
The 1.4km circuit included a treacherous decent into a sharp right hand bend which leads directly to the cobbled climb up South Street.
Despite a valiant effort by all six and placing four riders in the top eight NPCC were unable to retain the Cup which was won by a combined team of Durham and Darlington and Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue.
Riders pictured right to left Matt Barnes, Wayne Brewis, Mick Aspey, Steve Heatley, Sian Salter and Paula Salter.
|Mick Aspey Sgt 609||Ext 61848|
|Andy Delaney Sgt 334||Ext 62752|
|Mick Henderson DC1344||Ext 69535|
|Phil Jack PC 2524||Ext 61353|
|Peter Iffland Sgt 2189||Ext 45029|