Juniors

Niamh, Alastair and Daniel wrote a blog about their EYOC and JWOC experiences this summer - if you missed it, click here.

Lakes-5

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...

Daisy-JK2018

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.

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).

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.

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...

Latrigg
The first event of the year was a run round Latrigg from Keswick Museum - much enjoyed by all, thanks Lynne.

For more dates this Spring, see the Coaching Page of the website.

Sat 10 Feb  Orienteering Foundation Training day at Tarn Howes with Derek Allison

Places can still be booked until 21 Jan

https://www.orienteeringfoundation.org.uk/orienteering-foundation-coaching-day

The NWOA are re-launching their Colour Badge Scheme, which recognises the progression of orienteers through colour coded events from WHITE to LIGHT GREEN. This is a scheme of awarding Colour Badges at Orienteering Events for newcomers of all ages. To qualify for your Colour Badge you must achieve colour standard in the same colour course at three different events.
Saturday 16th December Junior Christmas "Coaching"  1030-1230 - Whinlatter, based at the NEW yurt which is below the Visitor Centre on the bend between the main and overflow car parks. A fun two hours of orienteering activities and a presentation of awards.  The theme for this year is Mr Men and Little Misses.  Please feel free to make up your own character. However, please do NOT come as Mr/Miss Orienteering, Mr/Miss Christmas or Little Miss Bossy. Details for Colour Standard Award presentations are attached here
Please contact lynnethomas99@yahoo.co.uk before Dec 12th

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