Sunday, 29 April 2012

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) BOC Relays

Team running orders including call up times and mass start times are now available here. Final details for the weekend are now available on the event website. If there are any questions contact Mark directly. Bib numbers will be allocated on the day and will be available from the club tent for collection.

Thursday, 26 April 2012

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) David Rosen - "Keeper of the Rules"

David Rosen features in the latest edition of the IOF on-line newsletter Inside Orienteering. Find out about the essential behind the scenes work which David does on behalf of the sport.

Monday, 23 April 2012

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) BOC Relay Teams

Teams for the British Relay Championship at Helsington Barrows, Kendal have been announced. Running orders to be announced nearer the event. Any questions please contact Mark Edwards (Cub Captain).

Sunday, 22 April 2012

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) SROC runners score well at Interland

England has once again won Interland, the annual international match, this year held in Belgium. Annie Ockenden placed 2nd in D14 and Quentin Harding was 3rd in H Masters. Results may be viewed here.

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Astley Park RouteGadget

RouteGadget for the recent Astley Park event is now ready for routes to be added.

Monday, 16 April 2012

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Harding girls en route to Junior World Champs!

Zoe and Katrin Harding have both been selected to represent Great Britain in the Junior World Orienteering Championships to be held in Slovakia, 7th-14th July. Many congratulations to them. More on the British Orienteering website.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Club night returns!

Club night goes outdoors now it's light, a mixture of fun physical exercises and finishing up with a game of frisbee! Meet at the Lancaster University visitor car park close to the sports fields, accessed from Green Lane (free after 18.00) for 18.30 start. See fixture list for map link. Everyone welcome!

Sunday, 15 April 2012

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Results for the final Spring Series event, held on Saturday 14th April, may be viewed here.

Saturday, 14 April 2012

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Great Britain team selection

Congratulations to Heather Gardner who has been selected to represent Great Britain at the European Orienteering Championships in Mora and Falun, Sweden from 14th-20thMay. See the BO website.

Thursday, 12 April 2012

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Final Spring Series event

The third and final SROC Spring Series event is on this Saturday at Astley Park, Chorley with a 60 minute score course suitable for both beginners and the experienced. This is a great area, used for the 2011 British Sprint Championships. Full details are on the Fixtures List. Parking is at GR SD574184 (the main car park for Astley Hall). Starts 12:30-2.00. Fees £4/£2, just turn up on the day!
The organiser is Tony Marlow 01772 698918 – contact him for more details, if you need them.

Monday, 9 April 2012

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) JK Relay triumph!

The Veteran Men (M165+) team of Andy Quickfall, Julian Lailey and Quentin Harding won their class by almost a minute in the JK relays today. Many congratulations to them. There were creditable performances by the other relay teams too. All results are on the JK 2012 website.

Sunday, 8 April 2012

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) SROC JK medals

Several SROC members enjoying the traditional Easter orienteering festival in Scotland over the last three days have visited the podium at least once. In the day 1 sprint Quentin Harding was 1st in M50, repeating his victory in the British a couple of weeks earlier. Katrin Harding was 3rd in W20E. Other sprint top ten places went to: Karen Nash 4th (W50), Zoe Harding 4th (W18E), Sue Harding 5th (W50), Jane Anthony 10th (W55) and Andy Quickfall 1oth (M55). The main competition was held over days 2 and 3. Top three results went to: Dick Collins 1st (M65S, 2nd day 2, 1st day 3), Quentin Harding 2nd (M50L, 2nd day 2, 3rd day 3), Sue Roome 2nd (W60S, 2nd day 2, 5th day 3), Katrin Harding 2nd (W20E, 4th day 2, 2nd day 3) and Zoe Harding 3rd (W18E, 2nd day 2, 3rd day 3). Other overall top ten places went to: Chris Nash 5th (M18L), Sue Harding 6th (W50L), Sarah Watkins 6th (W35S), Karen Nash 10th (W50L), Laurence Johnson 10th (M14A), Philip Gager 1oth (M65S), Karen Quickfall 10th (W45S) and Jane Anthony 10th (W55L). Julian Lailey was 4th on day 2. All results may be accessed from the JK2012 website. Thanks to Crawford Lindsay for the photo of Jane Anthony at Dunalastair on day 2.

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

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Congratulations to Zoe Harding (W18) and Chris Nash (M16) who both finished top of their respective class in the 2011 North West Orienteering League, sponsored by CompassPoint. The rules have changed a little for 2012 and the league may be followed on the NWOA website.

Sunday, 1 April 2012

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Club stalwart to carry the Olympic Flame

SROC member Maurice Collett will carry the Olympic Flame in Aysgarth, Kendal, early on the morning of Friday 22nd June, as it makes its way South also passing through Carnforth, Lancaster and Blackpool on that day. It would be good to have some support for Maurice from club members. More details of the torch route here.

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