The Open 50

The Open 50 has been held in various guises since 1931.

The Peace Memorial Trophy has been awarded since 1946.

Previous winners of the event include Roy Cromack, Dave Lloyd, Phil Griffiths, Chris Boardman, Andy Wilkinson and Charles McCulloch.

In 2017 Charles Taylor of Team Bottrill set an event record of 1:43:19.

In 1998 the ‘Chesh’ organised the ‘National 50’ which resulted in a tie between Richard Prebble and Ian Gilkes.

A full list of winners of the event can be found here.

  • 2017 Open 50

    The 2017 Open 50 was held on Saturday 22nd July at 2pm.

    The start sheet can be viewed or downloaded here.

    The result sheet can be viewed or downloaded here.

    Charles Taylor of Team Bottrill/HSS Hire made it 5 wins in a row with a time of 1:43:19 – another Event Record.

    Matt Bottrill was second with 1:43:50, Mark Turnbull 3rd with 1:44:04 and Mark Nulty 4th with 1:44:12. Jill Wilkinson was fastest lady with 2:03:41.