Dave Rayner Fund celebrates 20 years at annual charity dinner (gallery)

The Dave Rayner Fund hosted its 20th Anniversary Charity Dinner to help young British riders fund races abroad.

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The Dave Rayner Fund held its annual charity dinner on Saturday November 8, marking the scheme’s 20th year.

Money raised by the fund goes to young British riders, helping them to pay for races abroad.

Notable British cyclists including recently retired David Millar and Lizzie Armitstead attended the charity dinner.

The fund was set up following the death of 1984 National Junior Road Race champion Dave Rayner, with the aim of helping young British riders follow in his footsteps by racing abroad.

Former recipients of the fund include Millar, as well as both Adam and Simon Yates.

During the night, there was a silent and live auction raising money. Around one third of the ticket price also went directly into the fund with all auction and raffle funds generated also going towards funding riders.