Thursday, 28 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) SROC Night Street League 9

RouteGadget is ready to receive your routes from Wednesday's street event at Garstang. Results and league tables will follow in due course. If you have comments about the event, the new map, your route choice or whatever, why not share them via the message board?

Wednesday, 27 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Annual Club Dinner 14th March - get your place booked now!

The deadline for booking a place at the club dinner is approaching fast. Peter Knott needs you to contact him by 7th March. Details are on the fixture list.

Tuesday, 26 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Tim Watkins Blodslitet 1st March - entries

Limited entry on Course E remaining. Please contact the entries secretary on 01772 783745 or by email before entering or travelling to the event if you wish to run this course.

Monday, 25 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) SROC Night Street League 10 & Prizegiving 12th March

If you haven't already ordered food for the final event and prizegiving at Fulwood see Glenys Ferguson at Event 9 (Garstang) this Wednesday. Otherwise, send an email to Glenys by Wednesday 5th March. Hot Pot supper (or vegetarian alternative) with Apple Pie priced 3 pounds.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) SROC is British Orienteering Club of the Year!

British Orienteering announced today that SROC has been named Club of the Year, ahead of runners up MAROC, SYO and WCOC. The top three placed clubs will go into the CCPR Sports Club of the Year Competition. Well done to all the volunteers, committee members, coaches, organisers, planners, helpers and all club members whose actions have made this possible.

Sunday, 24 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Final results of the North West Night League 2007-08

Despite only four events in the league this season (no events from DEE or MEROC), the NW Nights have seen an upturn in attendance and a good variety of areas to run on. The final league table is here. Well done to these SROC members: 1st M40+ Quentin Harding, 1st W19-39 Cath Wilson, 2nd W40+ Juliet Bentley & 2nd M19-39 Steve Wilson.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Harding win at British Night Championships

After missing last week's Northern Champs because of a Start squad training weekend Katrin Harding chalked up a win in her age class (W16) at the British Night Champs held in the Forest of Dean on Saturday. See how everyone else did here.

Tuesday, 19 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Tim Watkins Blodslitet Final Details

Final details for the Tim Watkins Blodslitet on Saturday 1st March are now available. There is still time to enter the event on-line, although you will now be charged the higher rate. Go to the Blodslitet home page without delay.

Sunday, 17 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Harding double success at the Northern Championships

Sue (W45) and Quentin (M45) Harding have brought home Northern Championships trophies after winning their respective courses at today's event at Arncliffe. Results are here.

Saturday, 16 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) SROC Success in British Orienteering Project!

British Orienteering has announced that SROC are one of just 5 clubs chosen for the new Increasing Participation Project. more . .

Friday, 15 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Latest version of the SROC Organisers' & Planners' handbook

Version 2 of the Organisers' and Planners' handbook, which fills in a few gaps and addresses the rapid changes that have taken place regarding SI equipment and software, has now been published. You may read or download it from the Organisers' Development page. All current and prospective event officials are asked to read or reread the handbook before embarking on an event project. A lot of work has gone into producing this document; it answers many questions and offers advice that is well worth heeding.

Monday, 11 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Street League tables updated

New league tables have now been uploaded, showing positions after the first eight events. With only two events to go Quentin has an unassailable position in the lead in both gross and age adjusted competitions, but there are some battles being fought further down the tables. View the latest scores from the league index page.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Dalton Crags O-zone 2.4 8th March

The fourth event in the current O-zone series will be held on the wooded limestone terrain of Dalton Crags, near Burton-in-Kendal. This will be a one hour score event, with a choice between technical or easier controls. Further details are here and more pictures from planner Mark Edwards may be viewed here.

Saturday, 9 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) SROC Annual Dinner Friday 14th March

Bookings are now being taken for the club dinner, which will be held at Ferrari's Country House Hotel in Longridge. Our guest speaker will be Quentin Harding, who will give an account of his meteoric rise (in orienteering terms!). Further details, including a menu, can be found via the fixture list. Peter Knott needs to know if you are coming to the dinner asap. Contact details on the fixture list or email him at this address.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Eaves Wood O-zone 2.3 9th February

Eaves Wood once more gave us superb weather and enjoyable courses today. Results are here and some photos are in the gallery. Please add your route to RouteGadget so we can all see where everyone went!

Friday, 8 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) UMOC chasing sprint Saturday 8th March

Fans of urban sprint O may be interested in the UMOC/MDOC chasing sprint races to be held early next month. Details here.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) North West Night League positions after three events

The latest NW Night League table has been uploaded here. With only one event remaining in the series (SELOC's event on 16th February) and the best 3 out of 4 to count there is still time for a lot of changes in the finishing order. Keen night orienteers can get their fix this weekend at the Northern Night Championships at High Rigg. See this page for details.

Thursday, 7 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Longridge Street League 6th February

At last a dry night for the street league and an interesting scoring system to test the runners' brains more than usual! Results and Organiser's comments are now available, from the results index as usual. RouteGadget is also ready for you to add your routes.

Tuesday, 5 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Get the latest SROC Club Kit

A new supply of Trimtex club O tops is now in stock (as modelled here by Mark Saunders) - sizes small to XXL - at cost price of 32 pounds. If you are interested please contact Martyn and Sue Roome - 01995 603885.

Monday, 4 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Calling all club members!

Whether you are an old hand or have just joined the club we need you to help out at our Regional Event at Hampsfell on 13th April. If you volunteer to do a little work on the day, perhaps helping at registration, car parking or control collecting, you qualify for a half-price run, and gain the satisfaction of contributing to our sport. Without volunteers there would be no events! Don't worry if you don't know what to do as training will be given where necessary. Please contact Mary Ormerod if you want to be a part of the team.

Sunday, 3 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) SROC's first Ceilidh, Saturday 2nd February at Churchtown

By all accounts the Ceilidh was a great success, thanks to the organizers: Sue and Martyn Roome, Dawn Lock, Peter Knott and Rowena Browne and to all who came along and joined in with such gusto. You can view some pictures taken at the Ceilidh here.

Friday, 1 February 2008

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) More relay entry information

Full details of relay classes at the JK and British, plus advance notice of the Harvester trophy can be found here. Members' entries will be subsidised by the club, meaning you get to run for only 3 pounds (seniors) or 1 pound (juniors). JK relays entry deadline is 15th February.

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