ORIENTEERING: Have a go on Wednesday

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Octavian Droobers host event in Coventry

Several club juniors were selected to represent West Midlands and competed in the national inter regional competition at Sandringham, Norfolk. Despite some very poor weather with heavy showers and thunderstorms Julie Emmerson W16 came top in the girl’s individual event on Saturday and Harrison McCartney M14 2nd in his race.

In the relays the West Midlands boy’s team of Harrison McCartney M14, Alistair Gardner M16 and Matt Elkington M18 also ran exceptionally well and came in first beating some tough opposition.

Next Events

On Wednesday, July 4 Octavian Droobers will be staging an event at Rough Close, Coventry with start times 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.