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WAOC is discussed in the news section of the British Orienteering website in relation to our club's success in attracting women and girls to our Park-O events
On a windy day on 8th March at Rowney Warren a team of 17 WAOC Juniors, headed up by Junior Captain Alex Wetherill, assembled to run in the qualifying heat of this year's competition against HH, OD, TVOC & NOR.
We were delighted to welcome a number of juniors who were running for WAOC for the first time and every team member helped in achieving a great result for the club and qualification for the National Final on 5th July 2020.
Many congratulations to all the competitors and thanks to all the parents who supported us.
Congratulations to Ursula Oxburgh on winning the Gold Medal in W85 and Chloe Haines on winning a Bronze Medal in W21L at the British Night Championships!
Results are in from the East Anglian Urban League (see here). Congratulations to Fiona Llewellyn-Beard, Emma Jarrett, Sue Hartley, Ursula Oxburgh and Iain Stemp for winning their classes.
Presentation of mementoes to class winners will take place at the SOS event at Writtle Forest on February 2 at 1pm.
Congratulations to the following, who each came top in their respective classes (full results here):
Kate Jarrett (W10), Alex Wetherill (M16), Tom Beskeen (M35), Emma Jarrett (W40), Stephen Borrill (M45), Dil Wetherill (M55), Sue Hartley (W60), Noreen Ives (W65), and Seonaid Dudley (W80).
All 6 qualifying events for 2019 have now taken place and the results have been used to compute the final version of scores for WAGAL, our club league.
You can see the results on the WAGAL scoreboard.
WAOC turned up in force at Pippingford Park on Sunday 20th October, to compete in the Final of the CompassSport Trophy, with a team of 57 entered to run for the club.
Congratulations to Ursula, who was the winner in her category at the 2019 British Sprint Championships, held on the Loughborough University campus on 14th September. Also to Sue Hartley who was 5th in the W60 'A' Final. Full results can be found here.
Very many congratulations to the WAOC Juniors, Alex, Oskar, Hebe and Tiago who travelled down to Ashdown Forest in East Sussex on Saturday 7 September to take part in the national 2019 Peter Palmer Relay Competition for Junior Orienteers.
Congratulations to Andrew Stemp, who gained a podium place as 3rd overall in the M21S category. Other notable achievements include Dil ("I'm just on my way to a meeting") Wetherill, 4th in M55S, and Noreen Ives, who was placed 4th in W65S.