February 2018

WCOC 1-2 at BNC 2018

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).

Come orienteering this Thursday evening in Crow Park (Keswick) - turn up any time between 5:30 and 6:45pm (late starters bring a headtorch).

All welcome - perfect for beginners and families!

Nicky Nook

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.

Silloth Golf course excerpt

Come and run on a newly mapped area of intricate dunes and golf course near Silloth for the last event in this year's Winter Series. After your run, join us for a bar meal and prizegiving at Silloth Golf Club. Everyone welcome...

Coaching is on offer for everyone this Sunday - 10:00 to 11:00 at Setmurthy (nr Cockermouth) immediately followed by the event. Don't miss this chance to work on your skills and then put them into practice. See "Coaching" on the Members page for more details. Contact Head Coach Lynne Thomas - lynnethomas99(replace with at)yahoo.co.uk - to let us know you are coming to coaching.

Just turn up at 11 for the event as usual...

Compass Sport Cup heat - Sunday 11th March - Clowbridge (nr Burnley) - entry deadline 24th Feb

JK relays - Monday 2nd April - Beaudesert (nr Cannock Chase)

British Champs relays - Sunday 20th May - Royal Deeside

To enter any or all of the above, reply to Alan Irving. Click here for more details.

WCOC will be planning and organising the Lakes 5 Days, Day 3! We will needs lots of help to make sure the event runs smoothly on the day. Please make a note of the date in your diary and look out for updates over the next few weeks. You will still be able to run on the day. This will also be a great opportunity for our new members to be a part of the team during a large national event.