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RESULTS FROM LAKE DISTRICT, YORKSHIRE WEEKENDS AND OTHER EVENTS
The Graythwaite middle distance and Lingmoor Long Distance in the Lake District and the Northern Championships at Thirsk and Wass, were national events and attracted orienteers from all over the UK.
Lingmoor Long distance saw Matthew Elkington M21 race home in 1st place on the longest 9.87km course with 515 metres of climb in 73.43minutes, ahead of fellow OD’s William Gardner M21 in 2nd, 76.30mins and Duncan Birtwistle M21 4th in 84.27mins. Kirsten Strain was 4th W21 on the Short Brown 6.86km course with 325 metres of climb taking 72.57mins and Anne Straube W40 was 4th woman on the Blue 5.96km 260 metre climb course in 67.13mins.
At the Graythwaite middle distance race Matthew Elkington M21 did the double and was the winner on the longest course, Black 5km with 240 metres of climb taking 32.24mins just ahead of 2nd placed Will Gardner 33.08 and Duncan Birtwistle was 8th in 37.27mins. Julie Emmerson W21 was 2nd on the Brown Women 4.6km course in 40.57mins and Kirsten Strain 7th in 44.13mins. Anne Straube was 3rd in 43.45mins on the Blue Women 4.1km course. continued.....
19th April 2018
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.