Next Club Event. . .
Cunning Running #3 at The Dairy, Western Sydney Regional Park
Organiser: Maria Stankova. 0417 433 558.
Planners: The Chan Family.
Event Director: Matt Hackett.
Two courses: a 45 minute score course and a 4 km (approx.) line course to chose from. Sportident will be used.
Start Times: Between 9.30am and 10:30am.
Course Closure 11:30am - all runners must report to the download desk.
Entry Fees: Orienteering club members $10 seniors. Juniors $5. Non-members $5 extra. Sportident hire $4 per event.
First-timers are welcome, experienced orienteers will be available to provide instructions. All runners, joggers and walkers are welcome. Enter on the Day is available.
The WHO Elites did it again at SL8 at Newcastle’s middle distance event at Quorrobolong.
Our team of 13 intrepid bush runners met course setter Ian Dempsey’s challenge with 10 of the team finishing in top positions: 2 firsts, 4 seconds and 4 third places:
Andy Vesey-Wells (M65A) and Lynn Dabbs (W65A) took first position in their classes. Robert Bradley (M45AS), Yekatarina Stukova (W12A), Ivan Stukov (M10A) and Kevin Williams romped into 2nd place in their classes. Maureen Fitzpatrick (W55AS), Matt Hackett (M40A), Dmitry Stukov (M35AS) and Lachlan Coady (M10A) crossed the line in 3rd position.
SL9 was run the following day on the Rocky Ridges map at Wallaroo National Park north of Raymond Terrace.
Dennis Lyons set challenging long distance courses but the WHO team met his challenge with 7 of the team achieving top places:
Robert Bradley (M45AS), Ivan Stukov ((M10A) and Yekatarina Stukova (W12A) romped into 2nd places. Our club’s four 3rd places were achieved by Lynn Dabbs (W65A), Kevin Williams (M70A), Matt Hackett (M40A) and Lachlan Coady (M10A).
Congratulations team. . .
Turkey Trot results are available on EVENTOR. Read the commentary.
Great results by club elites at Wagga Wagga. At Saturday's event at Connorton Lynn Dabbs won women's 65A. Ron Bradley had an outstanding performance on day 2 at Burngogee by leading the field in Men's 45AS and Lynn almost repeated her previous day's performance with a second in W65A, only 6 seconds behind the winner.
News Briefs - click on a topic to find out more. . .
Cunning Running #2 • 2017 Middle & Long Champs • Metro #2 at Ropes Crossing • Southern Highlands Forest Challenge • Moonlight Madness at Ermington • Cunning Running #1 23 April • 2017 Training Day • Metro 1 2017 • WHO at the 2017 SSS Final • WHO at SL1 & 2 • WHO on Chatswood's Streets (March 22) • WHO at West Pennant Hills (March 15) • WHO was at the first bush event of 2017 • Snippets from the 2016/7 Summer Series • Some WHO results from the Sydney Sprint Series • Sydney Sprints #6 • Sydney Sprints #5 • Sydney sprints #4 • Hunter Valley Xmas 5-Days • Western Summer Series Final • WHO Cup 2016 • Award achievements 2016