The GYBR 2014 Anniversary Presentations were held at Farnell element14 in Leeds on Saturday the 15th of November, hosted by John Taylorson MBE the Event Organiser.
The 2014 GYBR, a 70mile charity ride from Wetherby to Filey took place on the 15th of June. The 1,737 cyclists who took part this year have raised a final total of £113,460 which takes the total sum raised for charity by this event to £2,461,909
Awards were presented to the individual riders and teams who had raised the highest sponsorship by Paul Jackson of Farnell & Emma Brownridge of Brownridge Transport.
The top three Individual Totals were raised by Chris Emptage from Bielby, York with £1,379, Declan Wilson ofrom Wetherby with £1,619 and Andy Hunter from Ellerton, York with £3,642.
The top three Team Totals were raised by the Farnell element14 Team with £2,926 Hollybank Trust with £3,763 and Caravan Guard with £6,112.
John Taylorson MBE presented the Special Awards to the Finish Logistics Team of Graham Taylorson & Chris Wood for their outstanding service to the event over many years
The cheques to the charities were presented by Paul Jackson of Farnell & Emma Brownridge of Brownridge Transport. The total of £111,834 (the total at the time of the presentations)was distributed between the following charities:-
PhysCap – Epilepsy Research UK – Heart Research UK – Candlelighters Trust – Hollybank Trust – Ryedale Mencap – Yorkshire Cancer Research – Wetherby Lions – Jennyruth Workshops – St John Ambulance