Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross

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The Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross is an annual cyclo-cross event over the Yorkshire three peaks of Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-ghent, in Yorkshire, England. It it organised by Bradford Racing Cycling Club on the last weekend of September.

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Overview

The original course was 40 kilometres long, but was increased to 47 km in 1980. More course changes in 1982 and 1983 increased it further, to 50 km and then 57 km respectively. The most recent alteration, in 1994, extended the course to 61 km. The current course starts at Helwith Bridge, 3 km south of Horton in Ribblesdale, and tackles Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-ghent. Because part of the race is on private land, cycling the whole course at any other time of year is not possible.

Except during the 1980s and early 1990s when mountain bikes were permitted, only cyclo-cross bicycles with drop handlebars are allowed. There were no female competitors until 1979, and there were no races in 2001 or 2007 due to foot and mouth disease. [1] [2]

Awards

Total Prize Money: £5,000+

Riders are awarded certificates based on their time around the course.

List of overall winners

YearMale WinnerFemale WinnerWinning Team
1961Flag of the United Kingdom.svg John Rawnsley (GBR)-Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1962Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Harry Bond (GBR)-Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1963Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ian Craig (GBR)-Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1964Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Harry Bond (GBR)-Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1965Flag of the United Kingdom.svg John Bell (GBR)-Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1966Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Harry Bond (GBR)-Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1967Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Harry Bond (GBR)-Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1968Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tom McDonald (GBR)-Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1969Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  John Atkins  (GBR)-Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1970Flag of the United Kingdom.svg John Atkins (GBR)-Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1971Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Eric Stone (GBR)-Keighley St. Christopher C.C.C.
1972Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chris Wilkinson (GBR)-Bronte Wheelers/McManus & Poole
1973Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Barry Davies (GBR)-Bronte Wheelers/McManus & Poole
1974Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Barry Davies (GBR)-Bronte Wheelers/McManus & Poole
1975Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Barry Davies (GBR)-Bronte Wheelers/McManus & Poole
1976Flag of the United Kingdom.svg John Atkins (GBR)-Bronte Wheelers/McManus & Poole
1977Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Eric Stone (GBR)-Bronte Wheelers/McManus & Poole
1978Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Eric Stone (GBR)-Bronte Wheelers/McManus & Poole
1979Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Eric Stone (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Brenda Atkinson (GBR)Ron Kitching/Sun Tour
1980Flag of the United Kingdom.svg John North (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Susan Hoare (GBR)Bronte Wheelers/McManus & Poole
1981Flag of Switzerland.svg Arthur Manz (SUI)-Bronte Wheelers/McManus & Poole
1982Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Eric Stone (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Susan Hoare (GBR)Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1983Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Richard Bates (GBR)-Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1984Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tim Gould  (GBR)-Norton Wheelers
1985Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tim Gould  (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Christine Walker (GBR)Chesterfield Coureurs/Ness
1986Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tim Gould  (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Janet Sanger (GBR)Chesterfield Coureurs/Ness
1987Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tim Gould  (GBR)-Ace R.T./Peugeot
1988Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tim Gould  (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Emma Wood (GBR)Ace R.T./Peugeot
1989Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tim Gould  (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Melanie Grivell (GBR)Bradford Racing Cycling Club
1990Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Fred Salmon (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Melanie Grivell (GBR)Ace R.T./Peugeot
1991Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Nick Craig (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Isla Rowntree (GBR)Helwith Bridge Alers
1992Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Fred Salmon (GBR)-Helwith Bridge Alers or Bradford Olympic R.C./Paul Milnes/Lusso
1993Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Fred Salmon (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Alison Garside (GBR)Helwith Bridge Alers or Bradford Olympic R.C./Paul Milnes/Lusso
1994Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chris Young (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Alison Garside (GBR)Ace R.T./Peugeot or Helwith Bridge Alers
1995Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Peace (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jacqui Foster (GBR)Helwith Bridge Alers or Bradford Olympic R.C./Paul Milnes/Lusso
1996Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Peace (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ruth Gamwell (GBR)Helwith Bridge Alers
1997Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chris Young (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mari Todd (GBR)Pace Racing/Pace Satellite TV
1998Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chris Young (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Sue Thomas (GBR)Team Marie Curie/Pace Satellite TV
1999Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ian Cuthbertson (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Kali Exley (GBR)Team Marie Curie/Pace Satellite TV
2000Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Rob Jebb  (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Sue Thomas (GBR)Helly Hansen - Giant - MBI
2001No race - foot & mouth disease in the area
2002Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rob Jebb (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Louise Robinson (GBR)Science in Sport.com
2003Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rob Jebb (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Louise Robinson (GBR)Wheelbase/Ron Hill
2004Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rob Jebb (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Louise Robinson (GBR)Wheelbase/Ron Hill
2005Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rob Jebb (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Louise Robinson (GBR)Wheelbase/Ron Hill
2006Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rob Jebb (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Isla Rowntree (GBR)Scott UK
2007No race - foot & mouth disease in the area
2008Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rob Jebb (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Heather Dawe (GBR)Wheelbase/Gore Bike Wear
2009Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Nick Craig (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Renee Saxton (GBR)Wheelbase/Cannondale/Gorebikewear
2010Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rob Jebb (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Renee Saxton (GBR)Wheelbase/Cannondale/Gorebikewear
2011Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Nick Craig (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Louise Robinson (GBR)Crosstrax
2012Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rob Jebb (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Victoria Wilkinson  (GBR)Team Hope Factory Racing
2013Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rob Jebb (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Delia Beddis (GBR)Jedi Cycle Sport
2014Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rob Jebb (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Verity Appleyard (GBR)Jedi Cycle Sport
2015Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Paul Oldham (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jules Toone (GBR)Hope Factory Racing
2016Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Paul Oldham (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Delia Beddis (GBR)Hope Factory Racing
2017Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Paul Oldham (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Christina Wiejak (GBR)Hope Factory Racing
2018Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Paul Oldham (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Christina Wiejak (GBR)Hope Factory Racing
2019Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rob Jebb (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Kerry MacPhee (GBR)Hope Factory Racing

(source: "Results and Roll of Honour", 3 Peaks Cyclo-cross official website)

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