King’s Lynn Cycling Club held a charity fun day and club 10-mile time trial in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice, The Nook Project, on Saturday at Tottenhill Village Hall and field.
President Mrs Monica Williamson suggested E.A.C.H. to raise funds for, and club members and supporters turned up to help raise £436.18.
There was a huge charity tombola with prizes donated by friends, family club members, supporters of EACH and local businesses, plus Name the Bear competition (a picture of the winner was in Tuesday’s paper), bike jumble, and so on.
Simon Hardy, KLCC general secretary, thanked everyone for attending and for donations received.
A barbecue was supported and funded by free provisions of sausages by Sainsbury’s Hardwick.
Burgers were provided by JW Sargeant of Stow Bridge, and fresh bread rolls by Greggs the Bakers in Lynn.
At the time trial 29 riders participated and many described the conditions as very challenging in strong wind on certain sections of the course.
KLCC rider S. Neill came home in 22.43 followed by Matthew Webster from Loughborough CC in 23.57.
Other KLCC riders’ times: J. Senter 24.02, M. Malyszka 24.50, S. Hardy 25.02, B. Smith 25.35, I. Kidman 25.48, C. Levy 25.54, I Higgins 26.04, P. Seaman 26.14, P Elsegood 26.20, S Manning 26.28, S. Bristow 27.07, R. Barnett 27.23, P Hunt 27.50, T. Marshall 28.26, K Burgess 28.36, A. Coker 28.36. M. Lo 29.16, A. Borrman 30.29, A. Marshall 30.55, A. Delgado 31.31, P. Sparrow 35.39, A. Bingham 35.43.
Guests: J. Steed West Suffolk Wheelers 27.33, D. Ward 29.10, M. Eastwood on trike from West Suffolk Wheelers 29.57, M. Rollings 30.55, R. Clemente 32.30.