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Formby Sand Dunes and Shepshed Urban Results
On the grassy sand dunes at Formby, 500 competitors, including several OD club members, enjoyed the technical terrain at this National and UK Orienteering League event. Anne Straube was 2nd W40 on the Blue 6.2km course. Liz Phillips was 3rd W50 on the Short Blue 5.2km course in 55.06mins. Young junior Max Straube-Roth M10 was 1st on the Yellow 2.5km course taking 29.44mins, a really great performance, 15 mins ahead of next placed junior.
Currently Octavian Droobers are 7th in the UK National League, which comprises a total of 24 events throughout the year, with a few more events to go the club hopes to move up a place or two. Out of the top 15 counters for the club, Anne Straube is leading the national individual table for W40 category as is Liz Phillips for W50 class, Sheila Carey is 3rd placed W70, Hilary Simpson is also 3rd W75 and Barry Elkington is 8th M60. Overall a total of 71 club members have competed in these events so far, earning points. continued.....
9th October 2018
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World Orienteering day 2017
Alistair Powell, club captain, competing at the British Orienteering Championships in the Lake District on 6 May 2017.
Photo Wendy Carlisle
JK 2017 Ultra Veteran Champions
Will Gardener with M21 Midlands Championship Trophy
Mark Pawsey MP and Mayor of Rugby Councillor Sally Bragg
Martin Ward at Rugby
Liz Phillips on the podium.
Laurie Bradley Winners 2017
Juniors with trophies at West Midlands Orienteering Championships
OD Juniors 3rd in the YBT National Finals 2016
Julie Emmerson 2016 British Champion (Robert Lines Photography)
After surviving the snow on Kilnsey Moor on Day 3, Easter Sunday, these three intrepid Droobers, Peter Carey, Sheila Carey and Barry Elkington, took their place on the podium gaining a 2nd place, on Day 4 at Storthes Hall near Huddersfield, in the Ultra Vets Relay.
2nd in the Junior Relay Race at the JK2016 Easter International Orienteering Festival.
Barry at the Compass Sport Cup March 2016
Schools Champs runner
Schools Champs runner
FOUND: A set of (car?) keys found in an EMIT box. Contact Rob for their return.