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Well done to all the WCOC juniors who braved illness, injury and the elements to take on the massed ranks of LOC in today's Yvette Baker qualifier at Askham Fell. Despite many good performances (again!) we just missed out on the first place. Many thanks to Vanessa, Junior Team Captain, for her efforts co-ordinating and organising all the entries today (while modelling the very latest in wet weather gear). Make sure you are all fit and well and let's see if we can do even better at the JK next weekend...

For the results from today's event, click here.

For the Yvette Baker Trophy team results, click here.

Final Orient8 session - Tuesday (14th April) 6:30-7:30pm in Harris Park, Cockermouth. 

If you have never tried this fantastic family sport before, come and give it a go.  If you have already tried it and want to improve your skills, come along.  The sessions are for children and adults to enjoy and learn together.  No experience needed, just a positive attitude!  Kit needed – just trainers and clothes to be active in – no high heels!

More details, and a map of where to find us (!) on the Events page.

Congratulations to all the WCOC members who travelled to Cannock Chase for the Midland Champs today.  Notable results included Alastair Thomas and Daniel Spencer 1st and 3rd on M16A, Mike Pearson 2nd on M70L, Carys Thomas 3rd on W12A, Rosie Spencer 4th W14A, Lynne Thomas 2nd W45L, and Vanessa Brierley 2nd W45S. For full results visit The Walton Chasers website.

Interland 2015 England Team

Great results for Alastair Thomas, winning the M16 course (by 3 minutes), and Mike Billinghurst (5th M50), who were part of the England team which once again won the "Interland" competition (held this weekend in the "picturesque and intricate Surrey hills"). Congratulations also to Lynne Thomas for her win on W45L at the Southern Champs (held alongside Interland) - could she be convinced to run for England...?

Club Chase course winners Jan 2015 - Caitlin with the trophy!

Many thanks to Catherine Wetherfield for organising an excellent Club Social last night, and to Kim and Howard Leslie for the superb and well supported Club Chase this morning.  Thanks also to all the helpers who gave up...

Are you up for a night running challenge around the forests and fells of West Cumbria?  Most of our upcoming Thursday night events will now offer a "Nighthawk" course - 3-4km with easy navigation following paths and other line features (such as walls, fences and streams).  Come and have a go!  See the Events page for more details.

Thanks very much to Lynne for a fantastic end of year coaching session this morning, and well done to all the juniors (and seniors) who braved the cold!  For a taste of the fun, click here.

Well done the the following WCOC members who have been selected to run for England in Surrey next February - Alastair Thomas (M16), Charlotte Watson (W21) and Helen Winskill (W40). 

Well done to ALL club members for success over the year at the Galoppen series.  Final total club scores: 1st - WCOC 15559, 2nd - LOC 13980, 3rd - BL 10243, 4th - WAROC 3468.  So the much coveted Borrowdale Trophy stays in West Cumbria for yet another year!  Click here for final positions.  Click here for scores from all ten events.

I agreed to plan the Harris Park event as it's close to my house and I know the area quite well.  I started by planning some courses on OCAD (with lots of help from my Dad) knowing there had to be three courses.  Once I was happy with the courses I'd planned I had to check the area to see what some of the control sites were like and how I would describe them on the descriptions.  I went out for a run...

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