WCC CLUB UPDATE – DINNER & PRIZEGIVING
Thanks to everyone who supported our Annual Dinner & Prizegiving at what was a great night at Prescott Lodge on last Saturday evening.
I was extremely disappointed to have to pull out of the dinner at the last moment but extremely grateful to Jim Davies for stepping in as MC for the evening & doing such a good job in delivering my speech !
Russ Parker & Richard Marquand were thanked for taking over the Road & MTB sections respectively & Richard Griffiths for taking over the role of Time Trial Secretary & Strava Challenge co-ordinator.
Highlight events of the year were HONC, Winchcombe Show, Tour of Britain & “Falling Leaves ” Audax event. We had fantastic support from club members for all of these & A BIG THANK YOU was offered to everyone concerned.
Club members have been competing in Sportives, MTB events & Cyclo-Cross races during the year & 3 noteworthy club riding achievements were highlighted
David Sreeves completed a tough Lands End to John O’Groats challenge to raise money for the Stroke Association
Russ Parker & Paul Worman have completed another of their epic tandem rides – this time down to Venice.
Gerard McHugh completed an extremely arduous London – Edinburgh – London ride within the 5 day time limit – particular congratulations for that.
Russ Parker, Richard Griffiths & Sarah Davies presented the prizes & Brian Hayward presented a special achievement award to Gerard.
The prizegiving was rounded off by Simon Silvester who thanked Ciaran & all his staff at Prescott Lodge for looking after us so well & also particular thanks to Emma & Jim who had put in so mich hard work to make the evening such a resounding success.
Clive Blissett Time Trial Trophy (best time around Bredon Hill) PHIL BRUSH
TIME TRIAL SERIES
Clive Blissett Handicap Trophy & 1st Place – ANTHONY BALLINGER
2nd Place – RICHARD GRIFFITHS
3rd Place – KATHRYN GRIFFITHS
Best Aggregate Ponts – lady – KATHRYN GRIFFITHS
Fastest 10 miles – PHIL BRUSH
Lady – KATHRYN GRIFFITHS
Fastest 25 miles – PHIL BRUSH
1st Place – NIGEL TAYLOR
2nd place – TONY PAYNE
3rd place – RICHARD GRIFFITHS
FALLING LEAVES AUDAX AWARD – MIKE HARVEY
BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION Best Fundraising Plaque – ROGER MOLESWORTH
SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD London – Edinburgh – London – GERARD McHUGH
Best wishes for Christmas & safe cycling