Top euro cross scene site had experienced Peaks man Konrad Manning over – in a reporting and supporting capacity this year.

Oldham and Jebb had started the climb of the final peak, Pen-y-ghent, side by side to begin a tense showdown. In the 2009 race Nick Craig had passed Jebb on the fast descent of Pen-y-ghent – he was off the pace of the leading pair this year, but secured another impressive podium finish in third place.

Their coverage of the 2015 event is here