Isle of Man Adventure race 2015: Stephen Caley wins title

Adventure race 2015
Amongst the specialist stages competitors completed a 30ft cliff jump

Stephen Caley won the gruelling Seven Kingdoms - Isle of Man Adventure Race in dry and hot conditions on Saturday.

The race involves competitors self-navigating a number of specialist stages which include running, mountain biking and kayaking through Manx countryside.

Caley finished in four hours 21 minutes and 16 seconds, about 20 minutes ahead of second-placed Katia Tastagh.

The event also included a number of specialist stages including a 30ft cliff jump and zip wire.

Steve Caley
Steve Caley won the overall solo title in around four hours and 21 minutes

James Mylchreest completed the top three in 5 hours and nine minutes.

The event also sees teams of two taking part with Team Calder Valley completed the course in the second quickest overall time.

Organiser Keirron Tastagh said the event, now in its sixth year, is going from strength-to-strength.

"It provides competitors with an opportunity to view the island from a different perspective and this year was definitely the most exciting yet."

Adventure race 2015
Stages included running, cycling and kayaking across the Isle of Man
Adventure race 2015
The event included a number of disciplines including mountain biking
Adventure race 2015
Competitors prepare for the cliff jump
Adventure race 2015
Around 40 people people completed the event, now in its sixth year

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