Many thanks to the event officials and volunteers at yesterday’s event. Comments, Results, Splits, and Splits by course, are now available, as are Routegadget and Splitsbrowser.
This was the third event in the West Midlands Urban league and the points have been updated here.
Most of the categories are still wide open with one event to go and the best three to count. Congratulations to Eloise Lee (Womens Open) and Chris McCartney (Veteran Men), both Harlequins and both guaranteed an overall win if my artithmetic is correct!
The final will be at Woodside on the 15th October, hosted by Wrekin Orienteers.
The points for the West Midlands Urban league have been updated here following the first two events at Tamworth and Rugby.
All the categories are still wide open with two events to go and the best three to count. Congratulations to Eloise Lee (HOC) who is leading Women’s Open with 200 points and is the only West Midlander with a perfect score at this stage.
Harlequins are organising the third event in the series at Malvern on the 10th September and the final will be at Woodside on the 15th October, hosted by Wrekin Orienteers.
This will be held on Monday 2nd October at 7.30pm at The Great Barr Hotel, B43 6HS. There will be an option to attend remotely via Zoom. The Agenda and the Zoom details will be sent via Club emails before the meeting.
The next West Urban Midlands League event takes place at Malvern on Sunday 10th September. This is an urban area with plenty of variety – everything from parks, formal private gardens, sports grounds to common land and urban streets. Details are available on the Harlequins website. The closing date for lower fees is 3rd September so don’t delay, enter now through https://www.fabian4.co.uk/.
The next West Midlands League event takes place at Burton Dassett on Sunday 3rd September. The area offers good running on a compact but hilly open area with complex contours in the centre.
It is located between Banbury and Leamington Spa just a few km south of Junction 12 on the M40. More details are available on the Octavian Droobers website.
The closing date for pre-entry to guarantee a map on the course you want to run is this Sunday, so enter now through https://www.fabian4.co.uk/!
Provisional Results and Comments for all three days are now available in the Springtime on Shropshire website.
Photos from day 3 at Corndon are here courtesy of Charlie Leventon.
This is open to pupils attending any school in the WMOA area. A message from the organsiser, Ian Gamlen:
Just a quick reminder that the WM Schools Orienteering Championships take place on Saturday 13/5/23 at New Hall Valley Country Park Sutton Coldfield B76 1NL. The closing date for entries is 7/5/23. For more details and a copy of the entry form please click on the following link FUTURE EVENTS (coboc.org.uk)
The League points have been updated after event four at Shoal Hill. Many, many thanks to Andrew Weaver (WRE) for taking over this role from Lesley Ross.
Wrekin have a slim lead over Harlequins, with Octavian Droobers some way behind. The League now has a break until the Autumn, when OD host two out of the remaining three events. Will this be enough for them the League again, or can Wrekin hold on?