Meg Somers represented DEVON, in third place on the podium at the JK Relays, on behalf of the Mixed Ad Hoc Team comprising Meg, Tommy Wright and Tom Snow.
Good luck to all Devon members attending the JK Festival of Orienteering this Easter weekend, taking place in the south-east of England. There are 39 Devon members who are pre-entered. The club also has 9 relay teams, in 4 different classes, entered in Monday’s relay event.
If you are going to the JK, look out for the Devon flag and shelter in the assembly area. Come along for a chat, leave your bags, and use the shelter as a general meeting place. And if you are not going, you can see the results here: http://www.thejk.org.uk
Ruth Chesters, Club Captain
After 6 Events
Devon League Table (Following River Dart Country Park Event):
South-West Regional Heat
Congratulations to ALL the Devon orienteers who competed today - we convincingly beat Southampton Orienteers so will compete in the final at Virtuous Lady in October. It was great to see so many Club members enjoying their runs and chatting afterwards. Particular thanks to Steve P and team for putting up the shelters, Ruth C our captain for marshalling us so well, and Helen T for the refreshments and lovely cake. Results are up on the WIM website -link below.
The latest edition of the Club newsletter (March 2017) is now available on-line, including Chairman's Chat.
Woodbury Common, Sunday 2nd April
The next South West England Mountain Bike Orienteering event will take place on Sunday 2nd April on Woodbury Common.
Ruth Chesters has a strong list of Devon entries for the Compass Sport Cup match on 12th March -but if you would like to take part please let Ruth know, if at all possible, by the 19th February, with the details below!
Further information on dates for submission of names to Ruth for the Regional Heat of the Compass Sport Cup 2017, the JK and the British Champs relays have been added below:
Here is the updated Devon League table for 2016-17 following the 4th event of the season at Ashclyst Forest on 29th January 2017, compiled by Tim Gent.
The photograph at the Ashclyst event is of Javier, a Spanish orienteer from Salamanca who has been staying in Exeter.
Newsletter 176 January 2017
The latest Newsletter (January 2017) is now available online.
The majority of Devon events have the same starting times and entry fees. However, occasionally they differ so do check the web site for any changes to specific events.