Peterborough Cycling Club Competitions & Trophies

This page provides a list of the current club competitions and the trophies that are awarded for them.  It also summarises the competition criteria, or race.

The club has a long history, going back to 1874.  Some of these trophies have a long history, represent people who have played a significant part in the history of the club or commeorate those who dies in war or at other times.  We have records of some of these trophies and their winners, being awarded back to 1922More recent competition and championship trophy winners are here.

There are details of the qualifications for each Season Long Competition on that competition’ page for the year.  There is also a list of the detailed points rules and calculations for the season long championship competitions.

The list is organised by:

  1. Class of competition:  Club champions, Indivdual events or Season Long competitions.  (Some older competitions & trophies are listed under “No longer awarded”)
  2. The competition name and its associated trophy
  3. The critera for winning
  4. Special notes and how the trophy may have changed competition from before 2002.

PCC Championships, Competition criteria and associated trophies 2019 onwards

ClassCompetition Title TrophyCurrent RulesCommentsOld rules from 2002.
Individual EventsHardriders Time Trial Winner on ScratchPoppel Shield Fastest rider in the Hardriders event on handicap time.Trophy went missing for a few years, hence there are two trophies for the Hardriders.Fastest rider in the Hardriders event.
Individual EventsHardriders Time Trial Winner on HandicapIan Hiles TrophyFastest rider in the Hardriders event on scratch time.Fastest rider in the Hardriders event.
Individual EventsHandicap 25 Junior Winner Smith Cup Fastest rider in the Smith Cup time trialChanged from being for a junior rider as we frequently had no juniors racing.Fastest junior in the Handicap 25.
Individual Events10 Mile Time Trial Champion Bernard Kelly TrophyFastest rider in the Smith Cup time trialIf no open 10 held, this is awarded to the fastest in any other club open TT or the scratch evening 10.Fastest rider in the club Scratch 10.
Individual Events30 Mile Trial Trial Handicap Winner Beardsall Cup Fastest rider on handicap in the Beardsall TT. No longer a 30 mile event.Fastest rider on handicap in the Beardsall 30.
Individual EventsJuly Time Trial Winner Rimes Cup Fastest rider in the time trial held in July.
Individual EventsBest finisher in Club Road Race Nick Howard Shield Highest place rider in one of the club road racesHighest placed rider in the club 100km road race (afternoon event).
Individual EventsBest finisher in Club Road Race Alston CupHighest place rider in another club road race.
Individual Events2-Up Time Trial Winners No annual trophyNormally buy two keep trophies for this.Fastest team in the 2-up time trial.
Individual EventsRoadmans Hill Climb Winner Rob Corrigan CupFastest rider in the Collyweston hill climb.Fastest rider in the Ketton - Collyweston Hill Climb.
Individual EventsNevill Holt Hill Climb Winner Slater Cup Fastest rider in the 2nd Hill climbNo longer held on Nevill Holt - Steadfold Lane climb.Fastest rider in the Nevill Holt Hill Climb.
Individual EventsScratch 10 Winner Keep trophy' purchased 2019Winner of the Evening 10m Scatch Race
Season long competitionsRanking CompetitionRanking ShieldGreatest points in the ranking system.Compiled by Dave Yarham based on all open and club events during the year.
Season long competitionsFastest Handicap 25 of the Year Ray Needle Shield Fastest handicap time in the evening 10 mile series.Fastest 25 time on handicap from any club event during the year.
Season long competitionsEvening 10 Champion (on handicap) Bob Jesson Cup Highest number of points from 8 evening time trials on handicapRider with lowest number of points from evening 10 mile events on handicap.
Season long competitionsEvening 10 Champion (on Scratch) Taylor CupHighest number of points from 8 evening time trials on scratchFastest rider in the Club Open 25.
Season long competitionsMost Improved Time Trialist The Mundy Bowl Most improved rider in the Helpston 10 series - formula as per TT secretary instructions.As time trial champion but on handicap. No hill climb necessary.
Club ChampionsRoad bike leagueKeep trophy' purchased 2019Winner of the Evening 10m Road Bike league
Club Champions50 Mile Time Trial Champion Charles Thomson Cup Fastest 50 mile time trial of the year. Fastest 50 mile time trial of the year.
Club Champions100 Mile Time Trial Champion Yarrow Cup Fastest 100 mile time trial of the year in any event. Fastest 100 mile time trial of the year in any event.
Club Champions12 Hour Time Trial Champion T.T. Cup (Thomson) Longest 12 hour time trial of the year in any event.Longest 12 hour time trial of the year in any event.
Club ChampionsJunior Road Race Champion No annual trophyRider with least number of points from 3 OPEN events. Points awarded 1 for first, 2 for second etc
Club ChampionsJunior Time Trial Champion Morrison Shield Rider with highest number of points from club events. Points awarded as for mens (open) event. Rider with highest number of points from club events. Points awarded as for mens (open) event.
Club ChampionsLadies Road Race Champion Layby CupRider with least number of points from 3 OPEN road races. Points awarded 1 for first, 2 for second etc.Rider with least number of points from 3 OPEN road races. Points awarded 1 for first, 2 for second etc.
Club ChampionsLadies Time Trial Champion Cole CupFemale rider with highest number of points from club events. Points awarded as for mens (open) event. Female rider with highest number of points from club events. Points awarded as for mens (open) event.
Club ChampionsVets Road Race ChampionE.T. Shield Vets road race champion - as per road race champion but over 40. Note - given to 2nd place rider if Club road race champion is a vet.An old road race trophy that has been awarded for different road race competitions over the years.Highest placed rider in the club morning road race.
Club ChampionsVeteran Time Trial Champion Vets Championship Trophy (Taylor Shield) Rider with highest number of points from Club events. Points awarded as for mens (open) event. Rider with highest number of points from Club events. Points awarded as for mens (open) event.
Club ChampionsShort Distance BAR Cashmore Cup Fastest average speed over 10, 25 and 50 miles (one of each to count). Fastest average speed over 10, 25 and 50 miles (one of each to count).
Club ChampionsRoad Race ChampionNick Howard Cup Best 6 performances in open road races - decided by Road Race secretary if no rider competes in 6 open scratch races.Rider with lowest number of points over 6 OPEN road races. Points awarded 1 for first, 2 for second etc.
Club ChampionsTime Trial Champion The Championship Cup Highest number of points in the club championship events - as per current rules on web page.Rider with highest number of points from club events. Points awarded for first 20 riders, 25 for first 22, for second etc. 5 events to count, including 1 hill climb.
Club ChampionBBARKeep trophy' purchased 2019BBAR Champion 50m 100m 12hr
Special AwardsThe Most Meritorious Performance of the year Thomas Kelly Cup The most meritorious performance in any way by a club member, as picked by the Kelly Cup adjudicators. The most meritorious performance in any way by a club member, as picked by the Kelly Cup adjudicators.
No longer awarded.
No Longer awardedMarried vs Singles Married vs Singles Shield Fastest married or single team of 3 in the Smith Cup 25. not many riders contend this awardFastest married or single team of 3 in the Smith Cup 25.
No Longer awarded30 Mile Time Trial Champion No annual trophyFastest rider in the Beardsall 30.
No Longer awardedScratch 25 Winner Trevor Brown Memorial Cup Trophy missing?Fastest rider in the Scratch 25.
No Longer awardedSchoolboy Road Race Champion Rider with least number of points from 3 OPEN events. Points awarded 1 for first, 2 for second etc
No Longer awardedSchoolboy Time Trial ChampionRider with highest number of points from club events. Points awarded as for mens (open) event.