PRIZE winners at Worcester St John’s Cycling Club got the red carpet treatment at the annual awards ceremony.

Seventy members and friends gathered at the WAC Motorcycle Club in Perdiswell to watch a glittering array of medals and silverware presented to members.

Guests watched whilst clubman of the year, the Alec Davies Trophy, was presented posthumously to club stalwart Dave Jennings who died in the summer.

The award was collected by his wife Wendy.

The Dave Jennings Cyclocross Trophy for the most points in the West Midlands League was presented to Vince Page with 759 points.

The Dave Jennings Junior Trophy was won by Charlie Cooper, 13, who collected 609 points.

Richard Alcock claimed the Cattlow Trophy for most men’s road race points.

The Fagan Cup went to Sarah Watmore who qualified for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships and raced in Poznan, Poland, representing Great Britain.

In the open time trials Mark Corbett won the Bob Short Cup and F Wilks Cup for creating a new club record with the fastest 25 miles in 49 minutes 21 seconds.

Paul Guest bagged the Frost Cup for the fastest 50, the Windsor Challenge Shield for the fastest 100, the Beauchamp Cup for veterans and the President’s Cup for seniors.

The overall winner of the club time trials was Jonny Bryan who collected five awards with a total points score of 743.

These included the Harvey Cup, Kinnersley Cup, Farmer Challenge Cup, Heron Shield and Dinley Cup.

Individual time trial winners included Ricky Hughes with the D&G Hughes Cup, Harry Tait with the Brittlebank Cup, Corbett with the Underwood Cup and Andrea Turner with the Mike Dinley Bowl, Badger Bowl and Chesterfield Cup.

Owen Fuller took the Juvenile Cup and Tait the Chesterfield Cup for most points for juniors.

Martin Lloyd collected the Brittlebank Bowl for the fastest handicapped 25, Julian Church the Byrd Cup for the fastest handicapped 20 and Dylan Perkins the James Cup for the fastest handicapped 10.

This year’s best young rider in the youth section was Zara Lewis who competed in her first cyclo-cross event and rode the blue trail in the Forest of Dean mountain bike centre.

The final section was for medals where riders beat the standard times on three occasions within club time trial events.

Martin Staines was awarded gold for the 60-plus age group.

In the 50-plus section, Martin Lines got gold, Lloyd and Alison Carr silver and Paul Gardner bronze.

The 40-plus category saw Andrew Milner awarded silver and Chris Pettifer bronze.

In the senior category Bryan secured gold and Jennie Daffin bronze.

Tait won under 18s gold.

One of the evening’s highlights was an inspirational talk from aspiring professional cyclist and former club member Ollie Morgan.

He detailed his time in Belgium after joining an amateur race team and successfully moving up from 89th to a few top-20 positions during the year.