Kenny and Matt Leitch earned podium places for their performances in this precision form of orienteering.
With Easter eggs being awarded to members of the first six junior relay teams there was much munching of chocolate going on in the club tent. The best performance was from our mini relay team of Heather High, Kieran Fitzpatrick and Ella Boyle who finished second in their race.
Following in his brother’s footsteps Tommy Heap leads the M12 forest stage of the JK after the middle race. Can he hold on during Sunday’s long race to take the JK title? Also holding a podium position overnight is Mike Gammon in M85. Results at http://www.sportident.co.uk/results/2017/JK2017/Day2/stage2_index.html
Those hours spent drawing up an orienteering map of Brunel based on street maps and aerial photographs paid off as Stan was crowned M16 JK Sprint Champion. He was joined on the top of the podium by Club Captain Neil Crickmore in his first year as an M55. Results can be found at http://www.sportident.co.uk/results/2017/JK2017/
Jack Leitch and Ali Masson were part of the winning Edinburgh University relay team that helped them retain the inter-University title over the weekend. Jonathan Crickmore running for Herriot Watt ran the fastest relay lap of the day to bring his University into third and also won the individual race on the Saturday, with Jack and Ali in 8th and 10th respectively.
Congratulations to Junior Squad runners Scarlet Heap (W14) and Stanley Heap (M16) who have been selected to compete for England at Interland on 2 April 2017 in Belgium. Joining them will be former SO junior Jonathan Crickmore (M21) and junior squad coach Chris Hooker (M55).