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Well done to all WAOC juniors that came to the YBT national final at the weekend. It was lovely to see so many of you there at our first YBT final in a while and thanks to you and your parents for driving out to Sandringham.
The results from the 2018-2019 Evening League have now been calculated and the winners were announced (and prizes given out) at Milton Country Park on Wednesday 3rd.
This year's Punt-O was a success (and dry!).
Congratulations to Duncan Coombs, who achieved a podium place and won a Bronze Medal competing as an M21 Elite at the British Long Distance Championships which took place in Kilnsey in the Yorkshire Dales on May 5th.
There is a short article on the British Orienteering website, written by Tim Herod, about his experience helping at a recent Park-O event. You can read the article here:
A number of club members enjoyed taking part in the 2019 Midland Championships at Brown Clee Hill, Shropshire on Sunday 26 May. But it was only the WAOC Juniors who were able to successfully navigate their challenging courses well enough to win the W12 and M16 Midlands Championship Trophies. Congratulations to both of them.
Congratulations to Andrew, who was the highest scoring GB competitor in the TempO at the JK this year, at his first attempt, and was also well placed in the PreO.
We are delighted to reveal that WAOC has
been awarded a substantial grant by Sport England, to develop our
Park-O series, aimed at introducing youngsters (and their parents) to
This will be our inaugural MapRun event. Please bring a GPS-enabled smartphone (Android or Apple) with you.
For full details, please see the Bar HIll event page.
Congratulations to Noreen Ives, our club treasurer, who was class winner in W65S in the Middle Distance Race (Day 2) at this year's JK, and to Ursula who was 2nd on W85. On Day 3 (Long distance), James Haynes came 2nd in the M21S class, Duncan Coombs was 4th in the M21 Elite race and Chloe Haines was placed 5th in the W21 Elites.