Report Ballymena RC: “What a day!!☀️ What a race!!????‍♀️????
Today Ballymena Road Club held the Blair International Red Hand Trophy Race. The weather was amazing and that made for a great days racing with plenty of spectators out around the circuit to cheer the riders on.

Well done to Gareth O’Neill of PB Performance who rode away from a small break in the A1/A2 race on the last lap to take a solo victory and win the Red Hand Trophy ????????

In the A3 race Adam Rafferty of US Colomiers rode away on the first lap and stayed away until the finish taking an emphatic solo victory and winning the Billy Kerr Memorial Trophy. Well done Adam ????????

In the A4/Ladies/Masters Race Aiden Fullerton of Foyle CC won the bunch sprint to take the win with Erin Creighton of McConvey Cycles (photo beow) securing 1st Lady and 7th overall and Shane Elder of Carn Wheelers taking the 1st Masters win. Well done all!!????????

Thanks to all the riders for supporting the race. We hope you enjoyed it and we will hopefully see you back next year!!
Full results below
The club would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the marshals, drivers and helpers who gave up their time to make the race happen. Thanks to the Commissaires and to Ian for doing Chief Judge. A big thank you to Dany and his team at the Belgian Project for doing MC and taking pictures on the day.
Also a big thank you to our race sponsor Blair International and the club sponsor McCools Centra for their kind donation of traybakes

More photos can be found on