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"I love running in the woods, jumping streams, scrambling through mud and splashing in puddles".
"The thrill of finding the checkpoint, then getting lost, then finding my way again, then getting lost. Brilliant! The kids did way better than me!"
Ten Southdowners became individual age class winners based on their performances in SE League events in 2017.
This annual event was convincingly won by GB athlete Jonny Crickmore. The Elizabeth Brown trophy was won by M60 Pete Jones from SN who managed to visit all the controls in 57 minutes.
Please contact the organiser if you wish to claim: an Energiser LED headtorch; JK 2017 Buff; Magnifying spectacles; or a medal for finishing in the top 3.
Pebbles, estates, clanking gates and climb
Eleven Southdowners travelled to the Chilterns to challenge themselves against the dark of Penn Wood. Ed Lines (M20), Alex Lines (M21), Neil Crickmore (M55) and Ruth Rhodes (W75) came away with trophies for winning their age classes.
Congrats to Neil Crickmore who took gold at yesterday evening's SE Night Champs. There were silver medals for Sue Crickmore and Alexander Lines. Robert Lines, Chris Hooker and Jill Blount won bronze.
Six Southdowners were crowned Southern Long Distance Champions in the New Forest at the weekend. Congratulations to Scarlet Heap, Pat Jaffe, Anna Chapman, Julia Jarvis, Mary Fogo and Mike Gammon.
A select few made the trip down to Devon to face storm Brian and the slippery slopes of the Virtuous Lady to finish 10th in this national inter-club competition.
As a club we would like to increase the coverage of first aid assistance at our events: both to increase the likelihood of a qualified first aider being present should the need arise at a small local event where the formal provision is just ‘first aid kit at download’; and also to make it easier to create a roster of club first aiders for level B/C events whilst still ensuring everyone gets their own run.
Southdowns juniors help England to complete the Home International triple with a narrow victory over Scotland.
Sam, Ffion, Stan, Scarlet and Tommy represented the South East Junior Squad (SEJS) in this years Junior Inter-Regional Championships at the end of September.
British Orienteering has organised a junior coaching day on Tuesday 24 October 2017