Sunday, March 27, 2011

Northern Championships - Ray Demesne





Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers organised the Northern Championships at Ray Demesne - a predominantly open area with deep heather in places, some small copses and some areas of rock and contour detail.

I ran the M50L course which was 8.6k with 155m of climb and 22 controls, and which was won by John Tullie in an impressive time of 53 minutes.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

FVO Night Race - Barr Wood



Jon Cross planned tonight's race - the last of the winter! The Long course was a tough and technical 6.4k with 27 controls, and gaffles to split the field. Mark Nixon followed up last weekends British Students Championships victory with another win, in a time of 39 minutes.

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Wednesday, March 09, 2011

FVO Night Race - Dumyat



Will Hensman planned a tough, but fun, race on Dumyat which was 6.2k with 385m of climb and 23 controls. As usual, there was a mass start with gaffling to help split the field. Latvian runner, Kalvis Mihailovs coped well with the hilly and damp/snowy conditions to record a comfortable victory.

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Sunday, March 06, 2011

Scottish Orienteering League race 1 - Dalrulzion





Interlopers organised the first Scottish Orienteering League race of 2011 at Dalrulzion, in Glen Shee to the north of Blairgowrie. Robin Galloway planned challenging courses, with the Short Brown/M50L course which I ran being 6.3k with 225m of climb and 22 controls.

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Saturday, March 05, 2011

Scottish Sprint Championships - North Muirton



North Muirton, on the northern edge of Perth, was the venue for the 2011 Scottish Sprint Championships, organised by Tayside Orienteers. I ran Course 2/M50 which was excellently planned by Davie Frame and which was 2.5k with 23 controls.

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