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.
Indoor training aimed at club juniors and secondary school aged juniors continues. This will be held in Cockermouth school gym, 6.30pm to 8pm on Tuesday 4th and 11th November. £1.50 for juniors, just turn up at the gym (entrance at back of school, through the dining area).
Many thanks to Lesley for organising another great social event for the club, and to Steve for the interesting talk and pictures about his amazing achievement in the summer. To see the all important results and answers from the quizzes, click here.
Thanks to Graham for another newsletter packed full of interesting reports. For an extra article about MTBO, click here.
Firstly, to the juniors who ran at the Peter Palmer Junior Relays this weekend. There was a brilliant second place in the "Joan George" category for the WCOC team "007-OHMSS" of Alastair Thomas, Daniel Spencer, Niamh Hunter, Henry Teasdale, Joseph Sunley & Jonty Goodwin, and Katie Lowles. The second team (Crazy Cumbrians) also did well; Matthew Blackley, Kate Skinner, Ben Goodwin, Caitlin Irving, Billy Robinson & Carys Thomas, and Joe Goodwin.
Secondly, to all the WCOC members who took part in the 60th Lake District Mountain Trial held on Sunday. Andy Lewsley's courses provided an excellent physical challenge and lots of good route choices. Rob Stein had a great run, finishing second on the Medium course - fantastic! For more results and to see the courses, click here.
Congratulations to all the WCOC members who took part in the Sprint and Middle Distance Championships at the weekend. In the Sprint Champs Alastair Thomas was second M14 (just five seconds adrift), with Mike Pearson second M70 and Caitlin Irving third W12. At the Middle distance Champs Alastair was first M14, Mike Pearson was first M70, and on the W21 course Charlotte Watson was second and Helen Winskill third. Brilliant!
Congratulations to all the WCOC members who took part in the excellent Lakes 5 Days event this week. There were lots of great results, both on individual days and over the full week of racing. Overall podium places to celebrate include Mike Pearson - 1st M70L, Ange Jackson - 3rd W35L, Rosie Spencer - 2nd W12A, Roger Thomas - 2nd M50S, and Daniel Spencer - joint 2nd on M14A.
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