Club News by Karin Kirk news@octavian-droobers.org

WEST MIDLANDS LEAGUE, EDINBURGH BIG WEEKEND AND GUILDFORD RESULTS

 

Wrockwardine Wood, near Telford was the venue for the Wrekin organised West Midlands league. Octavian Droober juniors were on good form: Luke Cherry M16 had a great run coming in 1st on the Green 4.4km course in 36.05mins, Adam Landels M12 was 2nd on the Orange 2.5km course taking 37.24mins, only 43 seconds behind the winner and Rupert Powell M14 was 5th in 46.04mins also on the Orange course.

 

Top adult runners for the club were: Alistair Landels M50 1st in 44.15mins and Chris McCartney M50 2nd in 47.22mins on the Blue 6km course and Pippa Smart W18 3rd woman also on the Blue taking 70.24mins; Alistair Powell M40 2nd on the 7.6km course taking 51.28mins. Keith Willdig M70 4th in 41.34mins and new club member Stuart Turnbull M50 8th in 43.53mins on the 4.4km Green course; Peter Carey M75 was 1st in 46.47mins, Sheila Carey W70 4th in 48.29mins and Joanne Leigh W50 6th in 54.48mins on the Short Green 3.4km course.

CASTLE HILL, DAVENTRY COUNTRY PARK AND WEST WOODS RESULTS

 

 

Castle Hill Country Park at Anstey, near Leicester was a popular if extremely wet and muddy venue for Sundays regional event laid on by Leicestershire Orienteering Club. Hundreds of orienteers participated on a range of differing length courses and many OD club members competed. Top 10 places were achieved by Barry Elkington 9th on the longest course Brown 10.2km taking 71.27mins. Tony Feltbower M65 was 8th on the Green 5km course in 45.28mins and Mike Hampton M70 was 6th on the Short Green 4.1km course in 44 mins. Rachel Alexander was 7th on the Light Green course and Sue Hallett 4th on the Orange 3.4km course.