Sunday, 25 September 2011
Saturday, 24 September 2011
A small wood but with plenty of technicality! Results for the event are available here. Please note that the few runners who started on Long Technical but then changed over to Short Technical have been credited with the final control which wasn't on their part 1 map. They all had to pass it on the way to the finish anyway.
Friday, 23 September 2011
British Orienteering are seeking a volunteer for the above named post. Applications need to be in by 30th September and full details may be read on the BOF website.
Sunday, 18 September 2011
The eagerly awaited 2011-2012 Night Street League kicks off on Wednesday 19th October at a new venue in Bolton-le Sands, using a newly combined Bolton-le-Sands and Carnforth map. The usual league format will be followed for this and the other nine events in the league. This season there will be an extra 11th event, separate from the league, after which the prizegiving will be held. Proving that they can run by day as well as by night, Street League regulars John Britton (MDOC) and Glenys Ferguson (SROC) are pictured collecting their prizes for winning the Men's and Women's Ultravet classes at last Saturday's London City Race. More street event information via the fixture list or by following the picture link on the left of this page.
Friday, 16 September 2011
Following our AGM last Wednesday, a pale coloured Mac was found in the room we used. If anyone wishes to claim this item of clothing they should get in touch with Quentin Harding.
Our next club event is in Hyning Scout Wood, parking at Leighton Hall. Parking fee £1. Registration will be open from 12.00 . There is a 15 minute walk to the start involving a short road crossing; all juniors need to be accompanied on the walk to the start. There are three courses to test all abilities in a small but technical wood. Full leg cover required. Helpers are needed for Hyning Scout Wood. Please contact Mark Edwards if you can spare some time. Our photo shows Mark Saunders at the Club Handicap earlier this year, the only other occasion when this wood has been used for orienteering.
Congratulations to SROC member Heather Gardner who has been selected to represent Great Britain in the final rounds of the World Cup. These will be held in the Czech Republic on 24th-25th September and Switzerland on 1st-2nd October.
Monday, 12 September 2011
A reminder, that this is at the Tea Room, Victoria Institute, Caton starting at 7.00pm (but come at whatever time you can make it!) Afterwards, we will have a Jacobs Join of light savoury and sweet food, so please bring something along. Please also bring along maps from your holiday travels, so we can all remind/find out about where it all went wrong! A great chance to make new friends, find out whats happening at the club and have your say!
All orienteering club members are invited to attend the Army event at Stonyhurst College on Wednesday. Starts from 10.30 to 15.00. More details are on this flyer.
The 2011 LDMT took place on Sunday 11th September at Mungrisdale , with several SROC members competing. Successful mountain marathon pair Rowena Browne and Karen Nash were running in competition with each other at this individual event and finished in 3rd and 4th place overall on the medium course, respectively 1st FV40 and 1st FV50. Quentin Harding was 3rd placed MV40 on the classic course. Results may be viewed here.
Sunday, 11 September 2011
A fine if blustery day greeted competitors at Traitor's Gill today, with the rain holding off until almost everyone had finished. Results have been uploaded and may be viewed here or via the Results index. Also available are RouteGadget, Splitsbrowser and Winsplits On-line. Colour standards are here. Lost property: one pair of underpants left in the car park. Contact Roy McGregor to claim.
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