9 – 10 September 2017 in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield near Birmingham.
City of Birmingham Orienteering Club are organising the Peter Palmer Junior Team Relays which will take place on 9 – 10 September 2017 in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield near Birmingham.
The event is named after one of Britain’s finest orienteering coaches, Peter Palmer. This annual event aims to give the opportunity for juniors to experience competition with other juniors from across the country.
The event was created by Glynn Roberts Former City of Birmingham Orienteering Club Chairman and was first held in Sutton Park in 1993. This year sees the 25th Peter Palmer event. In British Orienteering’s 50th anniversary year, which club junior teams will be raising the Peter Palmer trophies in this events 25th year!
City of Birmingham Orienteering Club invites entries from clubs around the UK to compete for the three trophies. Last year 22 junior teams took part.
Teams of six to eight M/W 12 – 18-year-olds start at around 4.30am – so the first 2 legs are run in the dark!
Photos by Rob Lines