Until his untimely death at the age of 50 in 1998, Fred Whitton
was an extremely popular member of the Lakes Road Club. In his capacity
as club secretary he was full of enthusiasm for the club & ran
it practically single handedly. He was the organiser of the Lakes
Road Club Easter 3-day each year which attracted many of the UKs
Not only was Fred the main instigator behind all the clubs activities,
he was always there on the club runs & training weekends, cracking
a joke, having a laugh & generally enjoying the sport to the full.
Amongst all this, Fred also managed to find the time to be
the Lakes & Lanc's Division Road Race Secretary & was well known
& liked throughout North West cycling circles.