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Sunday 23rd September 2012 

For the final time from me, before I hand over to Derek, I would like to thank the timekeepers (Jimmy and Tony) and the members of the Weaver Valley CC who have helped to develop this event over the years.

An event is nothing without its riders and I would like to thank all 154 of you who entered this year and made the day such a success in difficult windy conditions.

I would also like to congratulate all the prize winners, in particular Peter Greenwood who this year graduated into the 60+ category and set a new event record for that category of 23:55.0.

It was also a great pleasure to see so many familiar faces again, many of whom have been supporting this event since its inception in 1998.

With the exception of Peter, it wasn’t a day for breaking course event records, so I hope you will all return next year for another go, and give Derek the same support and kind words of encouragement that I have received from you all over the years.

Before this turns into an Oscar Winning speech, I would just like to wish you all safe cycling and see you next year (but I’ll be in lycra as well!!!)


The organisers would like to thank Novus Networks for their kind contribution to the running costs on Sunday.


1Tejvan PettingerSri Chinmoy Cycling Team21:02.0
2Gunnar GronlundRST - Trigon22:04.0
3Ian StottBlackburn & District CTC23:13.8
4Mark LovattPlanet X23:21.6
Vet 40-49
1Neil SkellernTeam Swift23:53.0
2Stewart GregoryNottingham Clarion CC24:55.4
Vet 50+
1Gerard BarkerCrewe Clarion Wheelers27:11.7
2Andrew GraceCrewe Clarion Wheelers27:38.7
Vet 60+
1Peter GreenwoodClayton Velo23:55.0
2Peter MiddlehurstCrewe Clarion Wheelers32:41.9
1Sarah ByrneCycle Premier Kovert26:49.4
2Joanne BlakeleySeamons CC27:30.4
1Harry ShackletonTeam Elite/Paul Bethall Electrical23:47.2
2Joe PattisonLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton Cycles27:59.0
3Paul LongleyWeaver Valley CC28:23.0
1Giles BettWeaver Valley CC1:16:39.0
Kris Zentek
Dave Fearon
2Chris BainesBuxton CC - Sett Walley Cycles1:16:46.8
Sam Clark
Stuart Baker

Event Records

Senior:2004Mark Lovatt18:30.5
Ladies:2008Anne Plant24:13.0
Vets:2008Chris Myhill19:50.0
Vets 50+2005Peter Greenwood21:04.9
Vets 60+:2012Peter Greenwood23:55.0*** New Record This Year
Juniors:2004Adam Kenway19:50.4
Team:2002Blackburn & District CTC1:03:54.3

Full Results

1135Tejvan PettingerSri Chinmoy Cycling TeamS3521:02.0
2150Gunnar GronlundRST - TrigonS2422:04.0
3123Ian StottBlackburn & District CTCS3423:13.8
4140Mark LovattPlanet XV4123:21.6
6129Andrew MagnierNode4-Giordana Racing TeamS2423:37.0
793Harry ShackletonTeam Elite/Paul Bethall ElectricalJ1623:47.2
8146Neil SkellernTeam SwiftV4823:53.0
9142Peter GreenwoodClayton VeloV60+6023:54.9
10125Nicholas LatimerRutland CCS3024:12.1
11124Chris BainesBuxton CC - Sett Walley CyclesS1924:38.1
12143Giles BettWeaver Valley CCS3324:49.9
13148Sam ClarkBuxton CC - Sett Walley CyclesS3224:53.0
14127Daniel StevensLiverpool Century RCS2224:54.9
15122Stewart GregoryNottingham Clarion CCV4724:55.4
16126Rob AdlardTeam WheelguruS3725:09.4
17120Kris ZentekWeaver Valley CCS3725:24.6
18139Bhima BowdenManchester WheelersS2425:25.8
19131Jack BowyerTeam Elite/Paul Bethall ElectricalS1925:30.2
2041Robert HowsonLeek CCS2725:33.7
21R1Mark TickleLeigh PremierS3425:35.2
22128David CrawleyFibrax-Wrexham RCS3625:42.1
23130Chris EdmondsonBlackburn & District CTCS3626:01.1
24111Jon WoodCoventry CCV4726:06.8
2590Dave FearonWeaver Valley CCV4826:24.5
26136Jon WaddiloveCrewe Clarion WheelersV4426:24.8
27149Andy NewbyWeaver Valley CCS3826:27.1
28132Chris WilcoxLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesV4926:29.6
29147Andrew SteelWills WheelsS2426:44.9
3096Sarah ByrneCycle Premier KovertL2326:49.4
3110Thomas LeeseStone Wheelers CCS1927:01.6
32113Mark StevensLiverpool Century RCV4627:07.8
33R3Gerard BarkerCrewe Clarion WheelersV50+5127:11.7
34114Dane WalkerTeam Ioptix - 010 GroupS2727:15.5
35144Stuart BakerBuxton CC - Sett Walley CyclesS2227:15.7
36108Joanne BlakeleySeamons CCL2527:30.4
3767Andy RatcliffeAshurst Bike ClubV4627:30.9
38118Jonathan CaldwellWarrington Road ClubS2527:33.2
39117Andrew GraceCrewe Clarion WheelersV50+5627:38.7
4024Simon RigbyWarrington Road ClubV4327:47.9
41119Andy MooreLincoln Whs CCS3727:58.1
4284Joe PattisonLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesJ1627:59.0
4373Phil GayesLeek CCV4228:01.9
4453Keith MinorLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesV4028:15.3
45101Jack FearonWeaver Valley CCS1928:22.1
4686Paul LongleyWeaver Valley CCJ1728:23.0
47110Karen RTL3928:28.3
4830John SwinnertonKidsgrove WheelersS3628:29.1
49100Joanne ClayLeek CCL2728:47.6
5022Paul TargettPendle Forest CCV4728:49.4
518Adrian HughesNorth Cheshire ClarionV4528:51.7
52121Michael StojanovicClub Mapperley CCV50+5228:54.8
5336Chris LoxleyNorth Cheshire ClarionV4228:57.0
5415Richard GoghillLeek CCV4928:57.9
5576James RiskSportCity VeloJ1528:58.4
5628Ian ShapiroStockport Clarion CCS3229:05.6
5720Ian LancasterEpic Cycles R CV50+5329:10.8
5934Eliot PowellLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesS3429:16.4
6049Robert RhodesGoldtechS3329:28.7
6144Jason HeathNewcastle Racing Club 2001S3629:43.2
6252John FidlerCrewe Clarion WheelersV50+5629:43.7
6346Mike IrvineWithington WheelersS3729:45.2
6472Joe WoolfeWeaver Valley CCJ1530:02.6
6595Mitchell CrossTeam WheelguruJ1630:05.7
66105Ivan PaulAshley Touring CCJ1530:09.7
67112Steve McQuadeLitchfield CC - ZipvitV4630:19.9
6897Connor FearonWeaver Valley CCJ1530:22.8
69107Luke ThomasAshley Touring CCJ1630:23.1
7061Martin WoolfeWeaver Valley CCV50+5530:44.1
719Barrie WhitakerLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesV50+5530:48.1
7259Simon BainesBuxton CC - Sett Walley CyclesV50+5130:52.2
7378Nicholas FotheringhamWeaver Valley CCJ1630:55.4
7417Brian BoyleLiverpool Century RCV50+5931:05.2
7531Michael AllcroftBuxton CC - Sett Walley CyclesV4631:10.9
7643Richard MunroWeaver Valley CCV50+5131:16.3
7732Max TaylorWeaver Valley CCV4331:20.5
7848John GreenLeek CCV4631:25.5
79115Paul LawsonWeaver Valley CCV4231:27.7
8094Carol RobsonWeaver Valley CCLV4531:28.0
8147Liam BromleyCyclesport InternationalV4331:28.7
8227Kelvin MilwardCongleton CCV50+5031:30.3
8368Daniel MinorLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesJ1431:34.7
8429Michael BaskervilleLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesS2931:48.7
8589Alex CoppLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesJ1431:57.5
8671Christopher BaileyLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesV50+5232:00.7
8735Michael WilkinsonNorth Notts Olympic RCV50+5332:19.2
8813Paul HaywoodLeek CCV50+5332:20.6
8945Jim DuffyWeaver Valley CCV4232:28.3
90R2Peter MiddlehurstCrewe Clarion WheelersV60+6532:41.9
9182Sam GreenWeaver Valley CCJ1632:47.0
926Dave HandyKidsgrove WheelersV60+6733:02.8
93109Jonathan PooleAshley Touring CCV4933:03.1
9460James BrayfordLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesJ1433:14.3
9518David WrightCheshire Roads ClubV50+5833:17.9
9626Peter SesticKidsgrove WheelersV4333:25.6
97R4Roland ThomKidsgrove WheelersJ1833:26.0
98133Jonathan BainesBuxton CC - Sett Walley CyclesS2133:31.2
997Stephen MaxfieldKidsgrove WheelersV4133:36.1
10055Roger DuncalfCrewe Clarion WheelersS3933:45.8
10198Nicky ShawDinnington RCL2233:54.2
10225Stephen ParishCrewe Clarion WheelersV50+5633:54.7
10311Stephen LongdonStretford WheelersV50+5734:19.4
10414Richard HuntLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesV50+5934:20.3
10592Benedikte JoergensenGlossop Kinder VeloL3834:24.7
10657Glyn EdwardsLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesV4935:02.7
1071Adrian JappWeaver Valley CCV4635:11.1
10858Liam ZwetschwikowLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesJ1335:16.4
10966Martin CoppLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesV4335:44.7
11037Matthew WelbornKidsgrove WheelersS2535:49.7
11165Dave JoynsonKidsgrove WheelersV60+6736:07.7
1124Ellis ShufflebothamKidsgrove WheelersV60+7136:24.3
113106Jenny SpurrettBlackburn & District CTCL3336:28.8
11477Helen BaileyLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesLV50+5236:39.4
11540Ben GilliganKidsgrove WheelersS2236:40.9
11656Joseph FellCyclesport InternationalJ1836:47.8
11742David ElbornKidsgrove WheelersS3937:12.0
118103Theo JefferiesAshley Touring CCJ1437:20.6
1193David SteeleLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesV60+7237:21.7
12088George ClowesKidsgrove WheelersJ1437:32.3
12191James HeathLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesJ1237:35.4
12287Anne HeathLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesLV4837:39.4
1235David CartlidgeLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesV60+7137:53.3
12433Andrew ConroyKidsgrove WheelersS3337:56.3
12523Peter HallKidsgrove WheelersV50+5238:21.3
12663Steve ClowesKidsgrove WheelersV50+5138:50.4
12762Sam PattisonLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesJ1338:52.1
12816Martin RossKidsgrove WheelersV50+5039:47.1
12983Lisa CostaKidsgrove WheelersLV50+5341:06.7
13050Mark RussellCyclesport InternationalS3541:11.0
13169Mary JoynsonKidsgrove WheelersLV60+6641:45.3
13264James DuncalfLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesJ1241:54.9
13379Angela BarrattKidsgrove WheelersL3242:09.5
13481Lisa Wilbraham-JonesKidsgrove WheelersLV4146:42.2
13570Jack ClowesKidsgrove WheelersJ1248:08.3
1362Barry WilkinsonKidsgrove WheelersV60+7249:13.8
13775David HopwoodKidsgrove WheelersV50+5257:26.2
1001145Mike CumingRapha Condor SharpS21DNS
100212Alan StobartCyclesport InternationalV50+58DNS Apol
100319David LehaneHere Come the BelgiansV41DNS Apol
100421Nick TrewhittDerwentside CCV50+55DNS Apol
100538Malcolm FlanneryWarrington Road ClubS39DNS Apol
100639Paul TalbotGlossop Kinder VeloV48DNS Apol
100751Nick DeckerCongleton CCS30DNS Apol
100854Peter WilliamsWeaver Valley CCS33DNS Apol
100974George EdwardsLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesJ17DNS Apol
101080Dave WilliamsLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesV40DNS Apol
101185Ashleigh WilliamsLyme Racing Club - Swinnerton CyclesLJ14DNS Apol
101299Jordan BasonFred WilliamsJ18DNS Apol
1013102Nicola SodenMaxgear RTL25DNS Apol
1014116Pat KinchChurnet Valley Velo - Churnet Valley Veterinary ClinicV46DNS Apol
1015134Patrick GouldMatlock CCS38DNS Apol
1016138Dan EvansRhos On SeaS31DNS Apol
1017141Lee BaldwinBuxton CC - Sett Walley CyclesS30DNS Apol


See further ramblings on the event thread at the forum thread Cat and Fiddle – The Final Chapter!

.Full results sheet in pdf format here: WVCC Hill Climb 2012.