Saturday, 8 September 2018

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Compass Sport Trophy Final - your club needs you!

SROC has qualified for the 2018 CST Final which is being held at Abraham’s Valley, Cannock Chase, on Sunday 2st October.
Entries have to be submitted a month before the event. Please contact Miriam Rosen by 5pm Wednesday 19th September to give her time to do this. Please provide: forename, surname, age class, BOF number and SI number. We would love to have everyone running, no matter how good you are! It's a real club occasion! As you will be running for the club your entry fees will be met in full from club funds.

Monday, 3 September 2018

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Worden Park thanks

Many thanks to all who helped on and before the Worden Park fundraising activity on Sunday.  I think everyone concerned was happy with the outcome, which would not have been the case without all your expertise .  The weatherman was kind to us as well. Peter Knott

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) A Tribute to Maurice Dean 1932-2018.

Early Days-before leg cover !

Our friend and founder member, Maurice Dean, sadly passed away in hospital on the 1st August 2018 after a long and brave battle against Multiple Sclerosis.

He was born in Leyland on the 4th June 1932 and when his mother died young in the early years of World War Two he was brought up in the Harris Orphanage in Preston.

Thursday, 2 August 2018

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Sad news

We have received the sad news that SROC Elder Statesman Maurice Dean has died yesterday afternoon. Maurice was one of the original members and has remained active in the club; in recent years often to be seen at local events being pushed in his wheelchair by Peter Knott. He will be sadly missed and our thoughts are with his family. Details of the funeral will be notified when known.

Thursday, 19 July 2018

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) An extra event and request for help

On Sunday 2nd September at Worden Park Leyland I am putting on an open 'Come and Try it' orienteering activity day for the MS Society Chorley and Leyland Group. I would be most grateful for any help any of our members can give me on the day. (Start times are 11am to 3pm). I need help with registration, results, start, 1st Aid, instruction and help for novices and some patrolling of the park.
There will be an unusual course for you to enjoy as well as the novice courses.

Peter Knott  01772-683072

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Summer Sprint series final scores

Scores after five events may be viewed here. Congratulations to the series winners in the various categories, most of whom received their prize at the Myerscough event. Open winners were Luigi Lerose and Anne Ockenden, vets winners were Graham Capper and Jane Anthony and the junior winners were Alex and Cate Matthew. The pairs and group prize went to the group from Stepping Stones. A couple of the categories were only decided at the final event. RouteGadget is ready for routes to be added, both courses may be accessed from the RG main page.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Myerscough sprint event

Myerscough College was the venue for the last in the current series of sprint events this evening. All were treated to both brilliant weather and excellent use of this complex area by planner John Ockenden. The results are available here, more analysis to follow.

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Summer Sprints

The scores after four events make interesting reading. With one more event to go, at Myerscough on 3rd July, most of the classes are still not decided.

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