Wednesday, 29 September 2010

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) North West Night League Events 2010/2011

Details of the Night League events published so far

Monday, 27 September 2010

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Junior Training opportunity

The North West Junior Squad have invited South Ribble juniors to use their training area on Sunday 3rd October (This Sunday) at the Windfarm on Caton Moor, near Lancaster . The session will be from 10 - 12. If you are interested in coming along let Mark Edwards know by Wednesday evening. More details on the SRJS page.

Friday, 17 September 2010

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) White Coppice event cancelled

SROC regret that the proposed informal event on White Coppice on October 16 has had to be canceled. Our next weekend event is on Healy Nab on November 14 but before that is the start of our popular street O series on Wednesday October 20.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Arkholme Hot Pot Event

Results for the Arkholme School Social Evening & Hot Pot Supper event may be viewed here.

Thursday, 16 September 2010

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Glenys leads in the Nopesport Urban League

SROC's top urban orienteering exponent Glenys Ferguson is currently lying first in the Women's Supervet (W55+) class of the increasingly popular Norpesport Urban League. With only three events remaining can she retain number one spot to the end of the season? The next event is the prestigious London City Race this weekend, so good luck to Glenys and the other members of SROC who are venturing South.

Monday, 13 September 2010

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) AGM reminder

All club members are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting which is to be held this Wednesday, 15th September, in the Victoria Institute in Caton. More details on the fixture list.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) SROC miss out on a place in the CSC final

Results for the Compass Sport Cup preliminary round at Formby on Sunday 12th September are now available via the MEROC website SROC finished in 3rd place in the Cup competition for larger clubs behind MDOC and DEE, but ahead of LOC and WCOC. There were some notable performances from club members, especially our talented juniors running up. These include Katrin Harding (W18) 2nd on Women Open, John Ockenden (M16) 2nd and Chris Nash (M16) 3rd on Men Blue M45+ M20-.

Sunday, 12 September 2010

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) SROC ladies run well in the Lake District Mountain Trial

Today 12th September, saw the 57th Lake District Mountain Trial, at Kentmere. Amongst many orienteers and fell runners from around the country SROC's Karen Nash finished in 3rd overall and 2nd FV40 in the women's race. Rowena Browne's 5th and Jo Taylor's 8th enabled them to win the Ladies team event. Mike Johnson won the MV50 class with 11th overall in the mens event. Full results here.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Zoe helps England win the JHIs

This year's Junior Home Internationals were held over 11th/12th September in Scotland. The competition is held between selected teams of M&W 14s, 16s and 18s. Despite their home advantage Scotland were not able to prevent an England victory, helped along by SROC's Zoe Harding (W16). Results may be viewed here.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Juniors - your club needs you!

Hot on the heels of the Compass Sport Cup match comes this call from Matt Nash, your Junior Club Captain/Committee Rep: We are hoping to get lots of juniors to enter the Yvette Baker Trophy (the national inter-club competition for juniors) which will be held at the SELOC Tockholes event on Sunday 10th October. Cheaper entry by 1st October. Full colour coded so Mum and Dad can run too, nice cafe very close by. The organiser is asking likely numbers so email me if you think you are going to run.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) Astley Park O-zone Saturday 11th September

The first event in our current series of events in and around Chorley was held in Astley Park on Saturday. Results may be viewed here.

Tuesday, 7 September 2010

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) CSC team for Sunday's match at Formby

A full team list of SROC runners at Formby, and their start times is now available

Sunday, 5 September 2010

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) SROC juniors perform well at Peter Palmer relays

The SROC team of John, Katrin, Chris, Zoe, Helen, Kira, Lisa and Matt returned from the annual Peter Palmer Junior Team Relays having achieved 2nd place in the Peter Palmer Trophy and 4th place overall. An excellent result, also first team from NW clubs. More photos in the Gallery, and results are here.

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) British Orienteering Regional Roadshows

Roadshows will cover the Competition Review, the 4 tier event structure, plans for the future development programme and much more. All members are welcome to attend. Refreshments including a sandwich buffet will be provided. Roadshows are completely free and all that is requested is that members register their attendance in advance with the British Orienteering National Office. Please email with your name, membership number, the roadshow you wish to attend and any access and dietary requirements. More details are available here. Our local event will be on 26th October in Preston, 6.30pm for buffet, 7.00pm start.

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