West Cumberland Orienteering Club is based in the Western half of the English Lake District. We host events on a weekly basis from informal Thursday nights to district or regional events held at weekends. Everyone is welcome to try the sport.
If you missed the great events at Slate Fell and Bridekirk (Results here) which started this year's Winter Series, fear not - you have another perfect opportunity to try a run with a difference near Eaglesfield this Thursday. Bring your head torch and test your navigational skills. There will be courses suitable for young families through to experienced runners. All welcome - you don't need to be a member of the club.
For more details, see the Events page
Peter Palmer winners again - another superb effort from all our Juniors! They've only gone and won entries and accommodation at 10Mila 2019 in Skane, Sweden for a WCOC Team. As always many many thanks to all the drivers and helpers, to WCOC for all your support, to SYO for putting on such a great event, to the Junior who returned from Uni and those who delayed going to Uni until after the race! You really are all Best in the West!
Well done to all the WCOC members who travelled (or stayed) south for the British Middle Champs at Stock Hill near Wells. The WCOC Juniors produced another very impressive set of results, with outstanding wins for Daisy (W12), Niamh (W18), Joe H (M16) and Alastair (M18); along with top 10 placings for Lily, Rosie, Caitlin and Carys (5th, 6th, 7th and 9th W16); Joe S and Charlie (3rd and 9th M16); and Zac and Daniel (2nd and 4th M18).
Well done to all the WCOC members who travelled south for the British Sprint Champs at Bath University. Once again the WCOC Juniors produced an impressive set of results, with top 10 placings for Daisy (5th W12); Caitlin and Rosie (4th and 9th W16); Joe S, Joe H and Charlie (3rd, 4th and 7th M16A), and Alastair (a superb 6th on Men's Open). For complete results, click here.
Niamh, Alastair and Daniel wrote a blog about their EYOC and JWOC experiences this summer - if you missed it, click here.
Many thanks to everyone who organised and planned another great "Lakes 5" last week. Well done to all the WCOC runners who took part, but especially those who finished in the top spots - Caitlin 3rd W16, Joe S 1st M16, Joe H 3rd M16, Dan 1st M18, Zac 3rd M18, Niamh 1st W18, David 2nd M45L,Tony 2nd M75L, not forgetting Kate 1st W20s Steve H 1st M45s, Catherine 3rd W50s, Roger T 2nd M55s - along with lots of other top 10 places too. For complete results, click here. Now it's time to start thinking about the Scottish 6 next summer...
Many thanks to the team for today's galoppen in the sunshine around the lovely Wythop Valley. In particular Ange for organising, Scott for planning and John for controlling. Results now posted.
Thanks also to everyone who supported the Juniors by buying refreshments - they will definitely be repeating the "bring-your-own-mug" experiment to cut down on plastic waste.
Well done to all the WCOC members who ran at the JK last weekend. Great results individually: Niamh (1st W18E), Al (1st M18E), Dan (2nd M18E), Ben G (2nd M18L), Daisy (2nd W12), and Helen (3rd W40); and in the relays Joe S / Joe H / Charlie (1st M48) and Niamh / Issy / Lily (3rd W48)!
For full results, click here.
Well done to the select group of WCOC members who travelled to South Wales for this year's British Night Championships. Congratulations to Caitlin Irving (1st W16), Carys Thomas (2nd W16), Joe Hudd (2nd M16), Sue Skinner (1st W50), and Niamh Hunter (1st W20 - running up an age group).
Congratulations to the WCOC members who represented the club at the Northern Night Champs hosted by SROC at "Nicky Nook" this weekend. Notable results included: Sue Skinner (1st W50), Jess Breeze (2nd W16), Carys Thomas (3rd W16), Ange Jackson (1st W40), Ben Breeze (3rd M18), Mike Harrison (1st M45), Steve Breeze (2nd M45) and Martin Skinner (1st M50). For full results, click here.
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