Trophies
50 Mile Challenge Trophies
Challenge Shield
The shield was made by two of our loyal supporters - Roy Allison and Paul Brunton - both involved from the beginning.

The shield is presented to the fastest team and overall winners.

Novice Trophy
The novice trophy was donated by Benson F Catt JP the County Commissioner for Greater London North at the birth of the event.

Presented to the fastest team, none of whom have previously entered the 50 mile Challenge.

County Winners Trophy
This trophy was made and donated by Paul Hayday a previous Assistant County Commissioner for Venture Scouts.

Presented to the fastest team from Greater London North not winning any other trophy.

Chief`s Cup
Named after Major General Sir Michael Walsh CB DSO, then Chief Scout, who presented the trophies at our 1983 event. The Chief specifically asked to present a trophy that recognised and encouraged teamwork.

Presented to the fastest, all under 25yr old, team entering for the first time.

Robert Walters Trophy
This trophy was donated in 1992 by another loyal supporter Catherine Goldstone. It commemorates the life of her father, Henry Robert Walters, who devoted his life to Scouting as Borough Commissioner for Haringey and Headquarters Commissioner for Rover Scouts.

Presented to the overall runners up.

Grove Trophy

This trophy, also made by Paul Brunton and Roy Allison, represents a pair of crutches. It is named after Lily and George Grove who were verderers of Scout Park in Wood Green, North London.


Presented to the fastest team whose average age is 33 years (whole years) per walker.

Sharon Blower Memorial Trophy
Donated by the 14th Southgate in memory of one of their team members.

Presented to the fastest mixed team (any male/female combination).

50km Challenge Trophies
50km Challenge Trophy
Donated by Steve Hagger, former secretary of the Southern 50 Committee. It is modelled on an old walking boot and represents the struggling walker's efforts.

Presented to the fastest team and overall winners of the 50km Challenge.

Martin Hornsby Tankard

This is in memory of Martin Hornsby who died in March 1999. Martin was a keen hill-walker and naturalist and a valued member of the organising committee.

Presented to the fastest team whose average age is 50 years (whole years) per walker.

Chairman`s Cup
Donated by John Hall, long standing chairman of the Southern 50 committee.

Presented to the fastest team who are all under the age of 25 years.

Galleon Trophy

Donated by Ricky Bickley who held many appointments over many years in Greater London North including Deputy County Commissioner until his retirement. Ricky was an active supporter of the event  always to be found on a checkpoint.


Presented to the overall runners up in the 50km Challenge.

50km Novice Trophy

A trophy which is presented to the fastest team, none of whom have entered the 50 mile or 50km event before.

Ricky Bickley Memorial Trophy
In memory of Ricky Bickley a long time supporter of Southern 50 and was always to be found at a checkpoint. Ricky held many Scouting roles in GLN including Deputy County Commissioner for a number of years.

Presented to the fastest mixed team.

30km Challenge Trophies
Explorer Scout Challenge

Presented to the winners in the 30km Challenge.

Explorer Scout Novice Trophy

Presented to the fastest team, none of whom have entered the 30km event before.

Explorer Scout Runners Up

Presented to the runners up in the 30km Challenge.

Other Trophies
Ladies Trophy

The Ladies Trophy signifies a 'trig point' and was made and donated by the team of Scouters from Romford.


Presented to the fastest all female team completing the longest event (50 mile. 50km or 30km).

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