ORIENTEERING: Have a go legacy

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Join in at Stoneleigh on Wednesday

Mark Beverley organised three courses around Hay Wood, Baddesley Clinton. The terrain proved quite tricky as the undergrowth was very high. On the short Yellow 2.2k course Will Heaton M14 came first in 23.28mins closely followed by Matthew Kermode M12 in 23.36mins and E Maurel M10 3rd in 25.37mins.

On the medium length Green 3.7k course Pete Carey M65 was well ahead in 40.57mins of J Pearson M60 47.17mins and C. Nelson M60 47.45mins both visitors from Harlequins club. 26 people tackled the long 4.2k Blue course and Will Gardner M20 came in first in 32.14mins, Chris McCartney M40 2nd in 33.56mins and M. Skinner M45 a visitor from Walton Chasers 3rd in 40..17mins.

As part of the Olympic Legacy ‘Join In’ campaign being run in the weeks between the two Olympic games Octavian Droobers are having an event on Wednesday, August 22 at Stoneleigh Park, National Agricultural Centre, near Kenilworth. Start times are from 6pm – 7.30pm. Runners and walkers of all ages, 5 – 85 years, and abilities will be welcome to come along to try out the adventure navigation sport. Help is available to all newcomers.

A large scale map and electronic timers are provided, bring compass if you have one. To find out more see website www.octavian-droobers.org or call (01926) 632189.