NEW BRITISH NIGHT CHAMPIONS
Congratulations to Sheila Carey and Kirsten Strain, winners at this year’s British Night Orienteering Championships. The event was held this year on Ilkley Moor in some testing conditions. Sheila won the W75 class taking 68.55mins on the 2.775km course with 80 metres of climb and Kirsten Strain took 70.47mins on the 5.625km course with 190 metres of climb to win the W35 class.
On the longest and most challenging course congratulations to Philip Vokes who came 2nd in 72.43 mins and to Nathan Lawson 3rd in 73.22 mins in the M21 class on the 9.7km course with a massive 370 metres of climb.
The next local event takes place in the woods at Hartshill Hayes Country Park, near Nuneaton, on Sunday 13 March. For details of how to take part in this fun outdoor active sport, especially beginners and families of all ages please see website, www.octavian-droobers.org. email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Karin Kirk 01926 632189.