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November 25

WHO Cup and AGM at Castle Hill

Organiser and Planner: Steve Dunlop.
Enquiries: Steve Holloway. 0407 269 892.
Event Director: Ian Miller.
Registrations Coordinator: Nerise McQuillan

The assembly area is the forecourt of the Dunlop residence at 47 George Mobbs Drive.

Arrive by 1530 for 1600 a mass start.

  • There will be three events, the WHO Cups, plus a short course, and a score course. The WHO Cups go to the fastest female and fastest male completing the WHO Cup course.
  • This year, for the first time, the Chris Crane Cup will be presented to the handicap winner.
  • The short and score courses are set to provide a learning challenge for newer and younger members.

At 1730 there will be a BBQ (your club will provide meat, salad, bread and soft drinks.)

Chose your course and RSVP to Nerise McQuillan with any special dietary needs by 18 November.

WHO was at the NSW Sprint Championships

Perfect running conditions and a challenging map of the Pymble Ladies College saw a big turnout for the state sprint championships. Although the WHO team was one of the smaller to participate our runners excelled by taking six of the top places.

Congratulations to our WHO Team placegetters: Ted Mulherin 1st M75A 28:01; Janet Morris 2nd W75A 44:31; Selwyn Sweeny 2nd M14A 21:37; Niamh Cassar 2nd W14A 23:22; Nerise McQuillan 2nd W35A 32:35; Seth Sweeney M14A 26:05.

The WHO Team at the Australian Orienteering Carnival:
Australian Sprint Championships. 11 WHOs competed. Best performance was Taine Cassar 1st in EOD VE with a winning time of 17:10.
Australian Middle Distance Championships. 17 WHOs competed. Top club runners were Taine Cassar 1st in EOD VE, 28:18. Robert Bradley 2nd Men 45AS, 27:45. Janet Morris 2nd Women 75A, 34:14.  Lynn Dabbs 3rd Women 65A, 25:43. Stephen Dunlop 3rd Men 55AS, 24:11.
Bathurst 3'day- Day 1 - 11 WHOs competed. The outstanding performer was Lynn Dabbs 1st Women D, 39:39.
Bathurst 3'day- Day 2 - 10 WHOs competed. Best results were Seth and Paul Sweeney. They placed 2nd and 3rd in Men G.
Bathurst 3'day - Day 3 - 8 WHOs compteted. Best result was Seth Sweeney 2nd in Men G at 34:11.
Australian Long Distance Championships. 12 WHOs started. Lynn Dabbs finished 2nd in Women 65A with a time of 55:47, only 1:30 behind Carol Brownlie.