SIX TEAMS WIN TROPHIES AT WEST MIDLAND RELAYS
Congratulations to club members who turned out for the club at the West Midland Relays held at Pelsall Common, near Walsall, on Sunday. Sixteen teams entered 13 of the 14 classes and came away with a great total of 6 trophies.
The winning teams were: Junior Women - Heather Rogers, Ella-Rose McCartney and Gursimran Kullar, Intermediate Women – Francesca Slade, Tamsin Alcock and Lizzie Davies, Intermediate Men – Harrison McCartney, Jeremy Knott and Alastair Gardner, Open Men – Calum Barnetson, Alan Segar and Will Gardner, Senior Women – Clare Scott, Suzanne Humphries and Liz Cross, Super Veteran Women – Sue Hallett, Hilary Simpson and Sue Bicknell.
At the Caddihoe Chase, a two day event, held at Burrator, Southern Dartmoor, Lesley Ross W40 and Matt Elkington M16 were overall winners in their classes and Stephen Elkington M14 came 2nd. Julie and Rachel Emmerson had great runs on the Green courses, at the Dales Weekend, another 2 day event. Julie was awarded 1st place after completing both days and Rachel came 4th.
Congratulations to club member Matt Halliday M20 who has been awarded a Talented Athlete Sponsorship Scheme award for 2011/12. He is one of the seven athletes from British Orienteering who have been given this award who have shown potential to be world class performers at the World Championships to be held in 2015 in Scotland.
20th September 2011