The Kevin Raper trophy was given to the club to commemorate the life of Kevin Raper. A man who took many of the CCC younger riders under his wing. Took them to races and helped them train. He died of Cancer in 1990 He was about 35 years old ?????
From 1990 to 1999 the trophies were given to the Australian pursuit Champion from out Thursday night Australian pursuit races.
1990 Robert Naish
1991 a tie between Robert Naish and Danny Maggiacomo
1992 Danny Maggiacomo
1993 Peter Singfield
1994 Robert Naish
1995 Robert Naish
1996 Robert Naish
1997 Dave Singfield
1998 Robert Naish
1999 Stewart Syrett
We had to stop the Australian Pursuits in 2000 because a factory opened up that did a shift change at 7.00 pm and the traffic was too heavy for us to continue.
In 2005 it was decided to resurrect the trophy as a hilly time trial.
2005 Peter Philips On the Warkworth/Morganston/Castleton/Centerton/Burnley/Oak Hills/ Warkworth course starting at the top of the hill outside Warkworth, finishing on Cemetery Hill.for a 48Km ride 1- Hr 16 Min 37 secs.
2006 Peter Philips on the above course but doing a full lap start and finish on Cemetery Hill. 50- Km 1Hr 17 mins 34 secs
2007 Peter Philips – same course but shortened due to road works. Started near Peters Woods and finished about 2 km short of start 48 Km 1Hr 19min 16 secs
2008 Derek Harnden Warkworth / Centerton/ Warkworth course Start Cemetery Hill 50- Km 1 Hr 25 min 11 secs
2009 Sean Ouckama same course as above but starting and finishing at the high school in Castleton. 50-Km 1hr 23mins 47 secs
2010 Greg Cushing Castleton Start 50 Km 1 hr 17 mins 15 secs
2011 Chris Herten Castleton Start 50 Km 1hr 25min 08 secs
2012 Chris Herten Course 2 25-Km laps as used Sunday but starting at Cemetery Hill 50 Km 1Hr 26min 52 secs
2013 Chris Herten same course as 2012 50km 1Hr 26min 55 secs
2014 Brent Aquino same course as 2012 but started Oak Hills. 50Km 1Hr 20min 25 secs
2015 Greg Cushing same course as 2014 50 Km 1Hr 22min 40secs
2016 Jamie Barnes Oak Hills/Warkworth / Morganston / Covert Hill course starting at Oak Hills. 56Km 1Hr 51min 53secs
2017 Graig Doucet same course as 2016 56Km 1Hr 38min 30secs
2017 Chris Herten same course as 2015 (our standard course) 50Km 1Hr 21min 47 secs
Women’s Race. Held over one lap when we have used a two lap course. Same as the men’s,
2013 Kirsty Brown 25 Km 1Hr 01min 19secs
2014 Janet Baitley 25 Km 51min 24 secs
2015 Janet Baitley 25Km 47min 17 secs
2016 Sharon Lynn-Weese 28Km 58min 30secs
2017 Sharon Lynn-Weese 28Km 1 hr 03min 45secs
2018 – No women entries this year.
I could stand corrected on any one of these pieces of information. Let me know.