Burley YHA, New Forest, Hampshire
Friday 1 - Sunday 3 November 2019
A few remaining places are available for the New Forest Junior Camp in early November.
Organised alongside the November Classic weekend, this offers juniors aged 11-13 years at Yellow or Orange level a chance meet other juniors, improve their orienteering skills and have some fun.
More information available at: www.britishorienteering.org.uk/newforestjuniorcamp
and entries via: www.fabian4.org.uk
On Thursday 21 November British Orienteering’s Chief Executive Officer Peter Hart will be live and taking the helm answering your questions in our latest live webinar.
With the year drawing to a close, now’s your chance to ask questions to Peter about the sport alongside any thoughts and ideas you‘d like to discuss.
The session goes live at 7pm on Thursday 21 November with the link to register below. Those watching live will be able to send in their questions throughout the evening and we’ll try to get through as many as we can. However, you can also send in your questions ahead of the night and be one of the first to be answered.
You can submit a question when you register or by emailing in advance to Peter Brooke on email@example.com
Any questions being emailed in advance, should arrive by Tuesday 19 November.
To register follow this link: Live Q&A with Peter Hart
Don't miss out on this top-class orienteering experience taking place at the first weekend in November.
Entries are open via Fabian4, but the closing date is soon approaching!
This may well be the last opportunity for a major event on the area, one of the best in the New Forest. And the autumn colour should be at its best.
Closing date for entries is: Sunday 27 October 2019.
Night league event using the seafront, common and adjacent residential areas of Southsea.
Terrain will be urban, parkland and beach.
Organiser: Robin Smith
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Tel: 07522 465119
Full details on British Army Orienteering Club (BAOC) website here.
Please contact Robin to ensure map availability.
Southdowns Orienteers host the Chichester Urban in the historic Cathedral City. Part of the UK Orienteering League.
The historic Cathedral City of Chichester hosts many attractions. Charming walks through flagstone courtyards and footpaths, as well as beautifully tended parks. There are plenty of places to eat, and shop drink within a short distance from the event centre.
Planner: Kenny Leitch (Southdowns Orienteers)
Organiser: Jan Ireland (Southdowns Orienteers)
Full details on Southdowns Orienteers website here.
Book via Fabian4 here.
The 52nd Classic, brought to you by Southampton Orienteering Club (SOC), uses one of the New Forest's best and underused areas, Bramshaw Wood, and promises to provide a top-class orienteering experience.
Bramshaw was part of the area used for the British Championships in 1980 and hasn't been used for a National event since the 1990 November Classic. The event is a UK O League event, it also incorporates the SCOA Championships and a Junior selection race for the 2020 Interland Cup.
Car park and event centre at Ocknell Campsite, New Forest, Fritham, Hampshire, SO43 7HH.
Toilets, Tom’s Catering and Traders.
There will be a short bus ride to the start and finish, max 10 minutes, with a short walk to pick up and drop off points.
Planner: Kevin Bracher SOC
Organiser: Nick Bosbury SOC. Email: email@example.com
Full details on Southampton Orienteering Club website here.
For more information and to enter, visit: https://novemberclassic.org/
Book via Fabian4 here.
Hurry though...entries close in 10 days time.
Day 1 of the World Games in Wroclaw, Poland and Ralph Street was top Brit taking seventh place in the sprint race. It was incredibly close for the placings around Ralph with 0.4 separating 5th to 8th. Ralph was delighted finishing in his highest position ever in a senior international sprint race.
Peter Hodkinson finished in a very creditable 12th place.
Peter said after the race: "I'm quite happy with my race. I pushed hard from the start, which set me up well for the race although it did hurt a lot at the end! I made one mistake, taking the wrong alley in the main square, which I think cost me a top 10 position, but I'm pleased with a good result nonetheless. I think I've made good progress this year and would certainly have taken 13th at WOC and 12th at World Games if I'd been offered them at the start of the year. I'm confident I can get a top 10 next year."
|7th||Ralph Street||Great Britain|
|12th||Peter Hodkinson||Great Britain|
In the Women’s race, it was a first World Games experience for Megan Carter Davies after her World Championships debut this year. Megan finished up in 17th place and said afterwards: "It was a decent run and I am quite happy with it. The course was straightforward but I was tiring towards the end and slowing down going in and out of controls"
Tessa Strain finished in 22nd place. Tessa said after the race that "unfortunately, a mistake in the first half of the race meant she didn’t get the result she was hoping for. The rest of the course outside of the mistake went well for her."
|17th||Megan Carter Davies||Great Britain|
|22nd||Tessa Strain||Great Britain|
The full results can be found here.
Well done to all athletes today. The series of three races continues with the Middle Distance tomorrow.