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Next Regional EventPeter Palmer Junior Relay (SAXON)
Sat 7 Sep

Near: Forest Row

This year, the Peter Palmer junior relay competition is happening over the 7th and 8th September in Ashdown Forest, organised by SAXONS Orienteering club.

The relay runs from the Saturday night into Sunday morning, so more experienced juniors run in the dark with head torches, and those running later will see the sun rise or be running in daylight. It is great fun, and we encourage all WAOC juniors to take part.

This is a team event. Janet, our club captain, will be organising the WAOC entries.

Details are now available on the SAXONS website here.

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And, as in uffish thought he stood,
The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,
Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,
And burbled as it came!