The biannual Scottish 6 days of Orienteering did not disappoint those who ventured to compete in glorious sunshine and on the terrific terrain with nearly 3000 orienteers in Perthshire. Octavian Droober club members came away with many prizes and podium places.

Trevor Simpson was awarded a cumulative 1st place after competing in the M80 class and his wife Hilary Simpson was 2nd overall on the W80 class both of whom were celebrating their 80th birthdays. Alistair Landels on First the M50 Long course and Congratulations also to 2nd placed competitors: Nathan Lawson 2nd overall in the M21 Elite class and Sheila Carey on the W70 Long course. Rachel Emmerson was 3rd overall on the W21 Long course and Lesley Ross was also 3rd on the W50 Long courses. Chris McCartney won the M50 short course. Nathan Lawson also won the Open Mens 5km Sprint race around Crieff, as did Peter Carey winning the Hyper Vet 75+ years class, and Sue Bicknell had a great result too coming in 3rd on the W75 course.

6th August 2019

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