More Junior Success
- Created on 28 September 2009
- Written by Paul Bradbury
yesterday. This was the first time SYO had won the Joan George trophy in its 10 year history. The Joan George trophy is awarded to the best team that has a combined age of 90 years or less (SYO had 90 years exactly).
Adam Bradbury started at 5:30 in the morning running the first night leg and came back in 16th to hand over to Simon Bradbury also running at night. He had a brilliant run and pulled the team up to 8th position. Cari Littler was next running the light green leg and handed over to Michael Adams. In an exciting run in, Michael overtook Jake Field (EBOR) who had a two minute lead when they set off. Running the yellow leg together were Katherine Hall and Louise Adams. Louise was first back out of the two and handed over to last leg runner Aidan Smith with the team in 4th place. Aidan had an excellent run and was just seconds off securing 3rd place for the team. Photo © Rob Lines.
JHI - England winners!
- Created on 18 September 2009
- Written by Chris Littler
Congratulations to SYO members Aidan Smith and Cari Littler who were on the winning England team at the Ward Junior Home International event at Newborough Forest in Anglesey earlier this month. More details to follow.
Junior Inter Regional Championships 2009
- Created on 16 September 2009
- Written by Claudia Hall
SYO juniors representing Yorkshire & Humberside in Northern Ireland on 12-13th September were Adam and Simon Bradbury, Aidan Smith, Cari Littler, Katherine Hall and Michael and Louise Adams.
The indicidual event on Saturday was held at Slievenagore in the Mourne Mountains. The relay race on Sunday took place in the Lagan Valley Regional Park, Belfast. The scenery and weather on both days could not have been better. Based on both day's results, Scotland were the overall winners, with YHOA in third place.
YHOA also won the Men's Relay and came third in the Women's Relay. Well done to Aidan Smith and Cari Littler for their relay team results. Well done also to Aidan for running up to M16 on the individual day and coming in second. Full results can be seen here.
- Created on 15 September 2009
- Written by Claudia Hall
Several SYO members enjoyed excellent weather and great views at the Dales Weekend on the 12/13th September. Dales Trophy winners based on the two day's results were Shane Lynch on M21, Tony Hall on M45 and Alex Hall on M12. Other notable results were Tim Tett 3rd on M21 and Bill Hanley 2nd on M55. Unable to attend were several of our M/W 14-18's who enjoyed good conditions in Northern Ireland at the Junior Inter Regional Championships.
White Rose 2009
- Created on 02 September 2009
Congratulations to the winners of the regional events; Jenny Johnson 1st on W21, Jeff Colbert 1st on M21S, Oli Johnson 1st and Tim Tett 2nd on M21, Simon Bradbury 2nd on M16, Janet Adams 2nd on W45, Alex Hall 3rd on M12, Katherine Hall 3rd on W14, Alex Kilcoyne 3rd on W18 and Moira Chapman 3rd on W21S.
Also well done to the winners of the other events that were on at the White Rose. In the new Hill Race, Oli Johnson came 1st in the mens and Alex Kilcoyne and Jenny Johnson came 1st and 2nd respectively in the womens.
In the Sprint which was also new this year, juniors Simon Bradbury and Alex Kilcoyne did brilliantly to finish 4th in the mens and womens respectively.
SYO also did well in the Night Score Event with Katherine Hall 1st and Cari Littler 3rd in Young Junior Women, Adam Bradbury 2nd and Simon Bradbury 3rd in Junior Men, Oli Johnson 1st in Senior Men and Guy Seaman 2nd in Senior Veteran Men.
At the Mountain Bike Orienteering Score event Charlie Adams was 1st on the Veteran Mens course and Simon Bradbury was also 1st on the Youth course on his first ever MTBO event.
In the Team Score Relays Tim Tett, Jenny Johnson and Adam Bradbury were 1st by 26 seconds on the Mixed (1 woman) course. Katherine Hall, Cari Littler and Alex Kilcoyne were 1st on the 48- All women course.
Scottish Six Day Tay 2009
- Created on 10 August 2009
A strong turnout of 66 SYO members yielded some great results at the Scottish Six Day event. Aidan Smith, fresh from the British Orienteering summer training camp at Lagganlia, was class leader on M14A with an impressive 6 minute lead on Day 5 and was the 1st under 16 on the long sprint on the rest day. Pete Tryner battled it out with FVO's Rodger Goddard to secure joint 1st on M35S. Peter Gorvett was the overall class leader on M60L. Jenny Peel secured 2nd place overall on W40L, managing to get in the top 3 on every day! Jenny Lightfoot was 3rd on W35S.
Rob Baker also finished 8th on the M21E course and was the 2nd male on the Long sprint on the rest day. Also to Kim Baxter was 9th on the W21E course. As for the run-in competition, Martin Ward managed an impressive 3rd place out of over 3000 runners! Full results here.
Senior and Home Internationals seclections
- Created on 30 July 2009
- Written by Adam Bradbury
Congratulations to the SYO members selected to represent England in the forthcoming Senior and Veteran Home Internationals. The SHI takes place in Northern Ireland, and Oli Johnson, Matt Crane and Neil Northrop have all been selected in M21, plus Jenny Johnson is selected in W21. The VHI is in England, on Eyam and Longshaw, and the selections include Nick Barrable (M35), Martin Ward (M40), Charlie Adams (M45), and Peter Gorvett (M60).
The Welsh and Scottish teams have not been published yet, but could also include some SYO members.
Junior Home Internationals selections
- Created on 17 July 2009
- Written by Chris Littler
Ultrasprint 2009 Report
- Created on 13 July 2009
- Written by Noname
Finals: splits, etc. Note that in these verybody that ran with a type-5 SI card is marked as DQ.
The UltraSprint will once again return to the Cliffhanger festival of outdoor sport in Millhouses Park, Sheffield on Sunday 12 July.
Come and test yourself against the top orienteers in the country over a series of short, sharp qualifying rounds and finals, planned by reigning British Elite Champion and SYO member Oli Johnson.
All courses are high intensity and incorporate sections of parkland, woodland and a specially constructed labyrinth.
Winning times will be around 5 minutes for each stage and all competitors will run a minimum of four races.
Qualifications begin at 11am and finals begin at 1pm, so you should have plenty of time to take in the rest of the attractions at Cliffhanger - including the chance to try archery, caving, climbing, kayaking, kite-flying, parkour, mountain biking, scubadiving, a ropes course, and much more all free of charge.
Stick around after your run to hear a talk by relay World Champion Graham Gristwood in the film and lecture marquee. Visitwww.cliff-hanger.co.uk for more information.
Tickets to Cliffhanger cost £5 for adults and are free for under 16s. Entry to the orienteering UltraSprint is free, but you will need to register for an entry using the form below.
The event is suitable for all ages and abilities and everyone competes in the same competition, so you can compare yourselves with the very best. Some top prizes will this year be provided by Inov8 and Garmin, with a Forerunner 405 up for grabs for the winner in the open men's and women's categories.
Maps (click to expand):
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Report on the 2008 event.
Visit cliff-hanger.co.uk for more information.