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FINE RUNS IN MADEIRA
The Sprint and Urban races, part of the Euro City Tour series, were organised over this weekend around Funchal, Madeira. Several OD members travelled and enjoyed the sunshine. The Elkington family had some fine runs and Matt Elkington M21 won the Senior Mens Urban sprint around Funchal taking 15.20mins to navigate around the 2.6km course. Helen Elkington W21 was 7th on the Senior Womens 2.4km course in 22.02mins. and Barry Elkington M60 earned a 2nd place position on the 2.3km Super Veteran Mens course taking 18.52mins.
On the longer Urban City Race Matt Elkington was 2nd in 45.33mins only 5 seconds behind fellow Brit Jack Kosky on the 7.9km Senior Mens course with 39 control points. Helen Elkington was 8th in 48.51mins on the 5.8km Senior Womens course and Barry Elkington was 5th in 39.22mins on the Super Veteran Mens 5.3km course.
Itchington Holt’s, beautiful woods near Harbury, were a great venue for the Club Championships and West Midlands penultimate league event. It was especially great to see all the wild deer and hares. The club welcomed many newcomers especially juniors and first timer Daniel Dimmock M14 was the winner of the White course taking 14.18mins just ahead of James Jennings M14 14.25mins. Club member Max Straube-Roth M10 won the Yellow course in 20.50mins. Henry Jeffries M12 was 2nd in 34.51mins on the Orange course and newcomers Simon Mottershan and Stef Lunn were 3rd in 42.11mins. Felix Lunn M16 was 1st on the Light Green course taking 21.55mins, Oliver Lunn was 2nd in 22.52mins and Joe Quinney M14 was 3rd in 31.27mins. Pippa Smart W16 was top girl taking 32.59mins.
27th November 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.