Coaching for Beginners
The next Coaching for Beginners session will take place at Kingsbury Water Park on Saturday April 8th starting at 10:00 a.m. The coaching should take about 1 hour giving participants the opportunity to run the Yellow course at the event afterwards.
There will be a small charge of £2 per person.
Please note that there is a car park charge at Kingsbury which you must pay at the barrier on entry. It is £4.50 per car, and you will need the correct change at automatic barrier, it takes £2, £1, 50p, 20p, and 10p coins.
WOW Radio News
Local radio station BBC Coventry and Warwickshire, requested an interview following receipt of a press release about our WOW weekend, and how popular it is etc.
I did my best and hope it has promoted our sport, the events, the club and its hard working club members.
Click HERE to Listen (@45:00)
WARWICKSHIRE ORIENTEERING WEEKEND RESULTS (WOW)
Octavian Droobers held a most successful national double event and many club members excelled with some great orienteering results. With competitors coming from all over the UK and overseas it was a memorable and fortunately a sunny occasion for the club and all the club helpers. Many compliments have been received by the organisers.
Putting Rugby on the Map
There were 500 entrants, of all ages, competing on 7 different courses, at the UK National League Urban race around the streets and parks of Rugby, organised by Phil Kirk. The arena, with the start and finish, was at Rugby Athletics Track. The club wishes to thank all the organisation around the town for allowing access to private and public grounds.
Winner of the M12 junior 2.1km course was Joel Taylor, ex Rugby resident, from Thames Valley Club who took 13.01mins ahead of OD junior Lewis Oxtoby 16.23mins, Finley Flippance was 4th and Adam Landels 7th. Josie Smart was 4th in 17.10mins and Tilly Flippance 6th in the W12 junior class on the same course. On the 3.5km W16 and M16 course Pippa Smart was top OD girl 4th in 30.10mins and Jacob Oxtoby 8th was top OD boy in 26.17mins.
On the Mens Open Course of 7.1km with 32 controls to find, Will Gardner M21 was 4th in 39.34mins, Alfie Bullus took 52.50mins 2nd M18 coming 19th overall. Harriet Lawson was 3rd in the Womens Open on Course 2 taking 52.49mins, Frances Briscoe W21 6th and Nadine Wright W21 7th, Martin Ward M50 won the 6.4km Course 2 for M40 class in 40.27mins, Chris McCartney M45 was 7th and Alistair Landels M45 8th. On the W40 class 5km course, Liz Phillips W50 was 3rd in 46.56mins just behind winner Alice Bedwell from Bristol 46.10mins. Sheila Carey W70 was 4th in the W65 class in 35.14mins on the 3km course.continued.....
28th March 2017
Liz Phillips on the podium.