Tom Pidcock And The Case Of His Curious 5km Run

Joe Robinson 8 Feb 2021 Apparently the 21-year-old ran a 5km only five seconds slower than the British record at the weekend. Photo: SWPix Apparently, the 21-year-old ran a 5km only five seconds slower than the British record at the weekend. It's almost blown our minds Words : Joe Robinson In a weekend that the 2021 racing season really kicked into gear at Etoile de Besseges, double Monument winner Peter Sagan tested positive for coronavirus and the legendary Geoffrey Butler Cycles closed its doors, it speaks volumes about where we are as a cycling-loving community that the thing dominating WhatsApp groups and social media was whether Tom Pidcock really did run 5km in 13:25. That’s right, the thing keeping us up at night was newly-signed Ineos Grenadier and certified athletic freak of nature Pidcock posting a short and sharp 5km run. That’s because the 21-year-old casually posted on his Instagram ...

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