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Yvette Baker Qualifier

DSC_0599Well done to all the Chasers juniors who ran on The Ercall in this years Yvette Baker qualifying round, and despite being narrowly beaten by last years winners, have made it through to the final.

The courses were tough, the area brutal, and there were lots of falls, a few injuries and a few tears on the finish line, but smiles all round when the final results were confirmed.

Our counting runners were:

Heather Craig (99 points)
Matt Hartland (100 points)
Gemma Cairns-Smith (98 points)
Joe Holland (99 points)
Holly Craig (99 points)
Ethan Evans (99 points)
Henry Webb (98 points)
Megan Colclough (100 points)
Amy Mitchell (99 points)

But almost 30 Chasers juniors turned out altogether for the club and many ended up in The Dragons Den Chinese restaurant for a well-deserved all-you-can-eat buffet!

Full results can be found here while results from the associated open event can be found here.

The final is on Sunday 5th July, with details to follow, but put the weekend in your diary, it’s likely to be an overnight trip as the event is not far from Brighton!

Summer training

The clocks have changed, summer’s coming and that can only mean one thing… Tuesday training is moving outside!

For the first 2 weeks we’ll make the most of having access to the pool at Walton High, with sprint training on April 1st and relay training on April 8th at Walton High starting at 7pm (particularly useful if you will be running at JK). The more people who join us, the more fun and more relevant the training will be. The pool will be available from soon after 8 until 8.45pm.

The list of sessions over the rest of the summer season will soon be circulated (along with the usual request to please volunteer to take on a night!).

Barton Night-O Results

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Neil Lawford organised the last night- O of the winter season on Thursday around Barton-under-Needwood.  After 7 races and at the summer close Jon leads . . . → Click To Read More: Barton Night-O Results

Chillington Hall 30th March – cancelled

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Just a reminder in case you’ve not seen the notification, that we have unfortunately had to cancel the race on Sunday 30th March at Chillington . . . → Click To Read More: Chillington Hall 30th March – cancelled

Walton Night-O Results

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Neil & Mary Adams hosted the latest night-O around Walton-on-the-Hill on Thursday.  Jon has just pipped Andy for the lead as it stands.  Next race, Thursday . . . → Click To Read More: Walton Night-O Results

Club Party

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Apologies for the short notice of the reminder but Saturday the 15th March (ie two days from now) is the Club Party

The evenings . . . → Click To Read More: Club Party

JK preparation evening

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Stafford Borough Sports Awards success

Well done to Walton High School Year 7 orienteers who won the Stafford Borough Junior Sports Team of the year in recognition of their victory . . . → Click To Read More: Stafford Borough Sports Awards success