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Yorkshire Downhill Time Trial 2019

18 Sep 2019

Saturday’s Yorkshire Downhill Time Trial 2019 was a great success, raising over £900 for Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team.

This year’s prize winners were;

Men’s Winner: Martin Howard of Calder Valley Fell Runners with an impressive time of 00:06:09 - a new course record, previous record was Ted Mason 00:06:23 (2018). Martin also raised the most money – more than £100 with gift aid.

Women’s Winner: Lucy Needham of Wharfedale Harriers in a time of 00:08:49. Annie Roberts of Todmorden Harriers still holds the women’s course record of 00:07:53 (2018).

Junior Winner: Tom Fryers of Penistone Footpath Runners in a time of 00:07:31.

Furthest Travelled: Simon White - all the way from Derby!

CVSRT would like to thank our AMAZING event sponsors Havok Bike Park and Maid in Calderdale. Havok let us use their facility for free and are big supporters of the team. Maid in Calderdale generously cover the cost of the race numbers.

Thank-you to Todmorden ‘Knit or Natter’ group who made us some fantastic knitted running vests to present as prizes to the event winners.

Thank-you to Science in Sport who provided some amazing prizes.

Thank-you to volunteers from Sea Salt Clothing who did a great job supporting the smooth running of the event.

And last but certainly not least a HUGE thank-you to our runners - you guys make the event what it is! The funds you have raised will help us to keep helping you.

We will contact you soon about the photographs which were taken on the day – you will be able to get high-res copies for a donation.

The event will be back in 2020, and it’s likely to be on Saturday 5th September. Keep an eye on social media for confirmation and look out for the race listing in the 2020 FRA race calendar which will be published in January.

Hopefully see you next year! Thank-you from all at CVSRT. #YDTT2019