|The biggest event of the period was the European Master Road Championship in Grossetto, Italy where there were two races at 10 and 30 (20 for women) kilometres. Malcolm and Angela Martin both did both of their races While Roger Michell did not complete the 30km. Great Britain had a fairly large team altogether and came away with one gold team medal in the M65 30km but SWC did not win any medals this time. Roger and Malcolm both achieved quite good times in the 10 km but their good positions of 5th and 7th in fields of about 20 reflected the strength of the opposition as shown by the winning time in their age groups. The same may be said of Angela in terms of position but as far as the time goes her time was very good, in fact, a personal best.|
(Positions are within age group)
7. M.Martin (Sy WC M60) 58 min 22 sec; 5. R.Michell (Sy WC M65) 59 min 49 sec. First place M60 = 50:38 (FRA) and M65 = 51:50 (GBR)
Women 10 km
9. A.Martin (Sy WC W50) 1 hr 6 min 0 sec. First place W50 = 56:12 (FRA)
4. M.Martin (Sy WC M60) 3 hr 7 min 53 sec. First place M60 = 3:3:42 (FRA).
GBR M65 team won gold medal.
5. A.Martin (Sy WC W50) 2 hr 22 min 44 sec. First place W50 = 2:5:36 (BEL)