British Orienteering Championships


The British Long Distance Orienteering Championships took place on 30th April at Brown Clee Hill in Shropshire. Notable Club performances came from Kevin Harding, 2nd on M55L, Helen Marsden, 2nd on W40L, James Errington, 1st on M20L, Alison Saunders, 2nd on W55S, Jane Breed, 2nd on W60S with Sue Hooper 3rd on the same course and Susan Marsden 2nd on W70S.

The British Relay Championships took place on 1st May on the same area. The Club’s best performances came in M14 (Alex Fielding/Ben Gostick/Dominic Bowers) and W14 (Kate Frampton/Tegan Frampton/Hannah Freeman) with both teams finishing 4th. We were also 5th in Women’s Short (Helen Marsden/Gillian Hanson/Sian Mitchell) and 6th in Men’s Short (Kevin Fielding/James Errington/Ian Marsden).