HARRISON IS JUNIOR INTER REGIONAL CHAMPION
Congratulations to Harrison McCartney M16 who competed for the West Midlands Orienteering Association and came first in his class at the event staged at Graythwaite in the Lake District. Several members of OD junior squad also competed on the challenging terrain, some for the first time.
The Paris ‘O’ Tour urban weekend attracted Mike Hampton M65, via Eurostar, who came 2nd in all three races. On Saturday in the Middle Distance 3.9km event he took 37.04mins 2mins behind fellow Brit Mike Smithard from Deeside OC and on Sunday in the two concurrent sprint races he took 23.10mins on sprint 1 the 3.1km race and 28.19mins in the Sprint 2 3.3km race, again finishing just behind Mike Smithard.
Club members achieving top ten places at Wombwell in Yorkshire were: Peter Carey M70 6th in 46.13mins on the 4.4km Green course and Chris McCartney M45 also 6th in 61.09mins on the Brown 8.2km course.
30th Sept 2014