Tang wins first Blizzard Bike Club Spring Stage races

Nicki Haugan leads the Women’s trophy points with 10, Celeste Pakstas and Bailey Haugan 4, Norma Webster 3 and Dian Loro 2. Tate Haugan leads the Under 19 with 10, Dawit Feyissa second at 8, Kelsey Young and Ty Haugan 3 each.

Irvin Tang won the morning Beatton River Hill climb with a time of 25:46 for the 3 k route. Chris Haugan was second at 26:22 and Nicki Haugan third at 26:44. Tate Haugan was 4th at 27:00 and Pat Ferris 5th at 27:35.

Other times were Darren Guliov 28:00, George Gamble and Gary Hilderman 28:06, Dawit Feyissa 28:33, Celeste Pakstas 28:46, Kelsey Young 29:05, Richard Wood 31:35, Norma Webster 33:07 and Dian and Davide Loro 48:51.

Irvin Tang was the winner of the tough and hilly four lap Frozen John race, held in the afternoon. He pulled away from the other riders early in lap on e to win at 57:54. Chris Haugan was second at 1:01:03 and Pat Ferris third at 1:02:36. Darren Guliov was 4th at 1:02:45 and George Gamble 5th 1:04:09.

Gary Hilderman was 6th at 1:06:39 and Tate Haugan 7th 1:12:51.  Dawit Feyissa had 53:00 for three laps. Bailey Haugan had 45:09, Ty Haugan and Nicki Haugan had 46:07 for two laps and Davide Loro 18:02 for one lap.

Two races down and five races to go. The Beatton to Mile 62 goes Saturday at 2 pm and the Cecil Lake road race Sunday at 2.

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Erica is a reporter for Moose FM and energeticcity.ca in Fort St. John, B.C. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. and received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.