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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

SW Middle Distance Championships at Stockhill and postcode for parking

A site plan for the SW Middle Distance Championships at Stockhill is available on the website.

For those navigating by satnav, note that the post code reference for parking is BA5 3AS (not BS40 7XP as previously mentioned in the final details).

Monday, March 28, 2011

Cotswold Way Relay Run

Phil Warry says 'Once again I shall be organising a BOK team (teams?) for this year's Cotswold Way Relay, which takes place on Saturday 25 June. The relay runs from Chipping Campden through to Bath Abbey using the waymarked route of the Cotswold Way. The race comprises 10 back-to-back races starting each stage with a mass start at the expected arrival time of the 1st runner from the previous stage (or considerably earlier than some of us finish the previous stage!) The route is over 90% off-road, taking in many hills, woodlands, fields and tracks, all offering spectacular views of the countryside around. The stages vary in length (from between 7 to 13 miles) and ascent to offer a differing flavour for each runner in the team. There are no marshals on the route, so route finding is all part of the spirit of the event. We only managed one BOK team last year but in previous years we have had 2 teams, so hopefully we can do so again this year. Further details about the race are given at www.cotswoldwayrelay.co.uk. So if you would like to take part, put the date in your diary and let me know.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

JK Entries Close on 31 March 2011

Entries for the first ever JK in Northern Ireland close on 31 March 2011.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

007 Week-end - 2/3 April 2011

Final details for the OO7 week-end are now available. Your attention is drawn to the change of map scale for Day 1 (Stockhill) - all maps are now 1:7500 with 2.5m contours. Entries are available until midnight Sunday 27 March 2011 on the Fabian4 website and start times will be displayed there by Monday evening. If you miss the pre entry dead line but want to enter on the day please contact the Entries Secretary to check on map availability. For each days' event details see: Saturday / Sunday

Friday, March 25, 2011

Sport England Satisfaction Survey

Club members may be contacted by IPSOS-MORI who are conducting an annual Satisfaction Survey for Sport England. British Orienteering says 'This is a really important piece of work as it forms the research on which much of our work to promote our vision, ‘more people, more places, more podiums’ is based.' They encourage us all to take part.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Annual Dinner - 6th May

The flyer and booking form for this year's Annual Dinner is now available on the website. The wine list (with discounts) is also available.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Nav Racing - The Urban Series

An updated flyer for the 'Nav Racing' Urban Series with confirmed events is now available.

Spectacular BOK Success at 2011 Southern Championship

Howard Thomas says 'BOK returned from TVOC’s event on the undulating but very runnable terrain of the Hambleden estate with a haul of 7 individual Southern Championship titles. Adam Potter led the way with a clear victory over his rivals at M16A level followed by a rash of titles from BOK’s very strong veteran women with Alison Simmons -W55, Katy Dyer -W60 , Sally Thomas -W65 , and Ann Donnell -W80. And in the blue riband categories of M and W21E there were titles for Grace and Matt Crane in very strongly contested fields. In M21E BOK runners achieved a clean sweep in the Southern Champs with SC podium places with Matt Franklin in 2nd and Mark Bown in 3rd place.

Elsewhere there were excellent performances throughout the age spectrum with a plethora of podium places, top ten finishes and championship standards achieved. Many congratulations to all our athletes who took part on Sunday and who contributed to such a successful day.

Our other podium finishers were:
M10A – Joe Hudd 3rd
M12A - Eddie Narbett 2nd
Zac Hudd 3rd
M14A – Michael Hallett 3rd
M18E – Ben Maliphant 3rd
M20E – David Maliphant 2nd
M40L – Ifor Powell 2nd
M45L - Clive Hallett 2nd
W50L – Alice Bedwell 2nd
W80 – Pat Grenfell 2nd

Full results available from: www.emituk.com/results/index.htm

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Worlebury RouteGadget

The map and courses of the Worlebury saturday winter league event have been uploaded to RouteGadget.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Worlebury Results

The results for the Saturday Winter League event at Worlebury are available on the website. Congratulations to the league winners (best 3 events), Mark Burley (Green), Eddie Narbett (Orange) and Zac Hudd (Yellow).