Following on from the very successful national UK League Rugby Urban event earlier in the year, the club scheduled another urban event in Rugby’s Lower Hillmorton area, using a new map by Mike Hampton. Organisers Sheila and Peter Carey, based the event at Whinfield Park, and designed three courses to suit all abilities. They were pleased with the number of orienteers who competed, especially the newcomers from Rugby.

Three courses were planned to suit all abilities. Finn Flippance M12 was 1st on the Short 1.7km course finding all 8 controls in 12.33mins. William Newton M10 was 2nd in 13.53mins and Mia Rayner W14 3rd in 19.44mins. Annabel Rayner W18 was 1st on the Medium 4.3km course finding 11 controls in 58.36mins, \Margaret Willdig W60 was 2nd in 62.56mins and new club member Matt Bambrook M14 (shadowed by his dad) was 3rd Octavian Droober taking 79.35mins.

Nathan Lawson M20 was top runner on the Long 5.9km course with 12 controls in 31.52mins, Dai Bedwell M50 from Derwent Valley was 2nd in 37.52mins and Mike Wheeler M45 was 3rd in 38.39mins. Top women on this course were Nadine Wright W21 45.56mins and Harriet Lawson W21 46.24mins. Paul Albon M21 of Lower Hillmorton, Rugby, was top newcomer taking 46.41mins.

15th Aug 2017


M and A R Rugby 2017


RS and PA Rugby 2017

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