Regional Event and YHOA Schools Champs at Canklow Woods
Sun 12th May 2019
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Many thanks for coming along today to Canklow - hope you enjoyed the courses and weather (is summer finally here to stay?!)
Simple results, as well as Routegadget and Winsplits, can be viewed via the links above. (Uploaded 17:00)
Results for the YHOA Schools Championship can be viewed below.
Thank you all for coming, and the sun for shining - it makes such a positive difference to an event and enabled you to see Canklow and the bluebells at its best (before the summer brambles take over in a few weeks time!). Apologies for the hanging of control 35, but we realised too late there was nowhere to gripple it to on the knoll.
Amazing to me how all the quick youngsters get round their courses so fast, but also how others sort themselves out and finish their courses - we all learn something from our mistakes. It's a big transition for many youngsters from Saturday Series parkland courses to a real wood.
Thanks to Colin Lynch for his work on the courses, which many people commented favourably on, as well as Dave Peel's map. Thanks to Colin's control collectors, Pete Gorvett and Colin Smith.
Thanks to Paul Bradbury for his quiet organisation, almost in the background but functioning efficiently, and his many helpers.
Thanks to Mike Lucking for his fast and efficient map printing, reliable as always.
Hope to see you again in an 'SYO forest'.
Ian Cooper (SYO)
I hope you all enjoyed Canklow in the sunshine. I feel I made good use of the area with many courses visiting the quarries twice and only briefly entering the uninteresting open area at the north of the map. The vegetation had grown up considerably in the two weeks prior to the event though hopefully you could still find runnable lines. I hope moving control 35 a short distance did not cause any major problems.
Thanks to Paul for organising (and collecting and returning the planners kit for me), to Ian for his controlling (including correcting some of my school boy errors in control hanging) and to the SYO helpers (particularly Colin and Pete for collecting controls). Most of all thanks to you the orienteers for attending and helping make it a very enjoyable day for me.
YHOA Schools Championship - Results
Year 4 Girls - White Course
|3||Olivia Forrester and Charlotte Beavers||Thornton Primary||16:40|
|4||Beth Lake||Sacred Heart||19:19|
Year 4 Boys - White Course
|2||Lawrence Hodgson||Nethergreen Junior||9:33|
|4||Nathan Peel||Nethergreen Junior||13:25|
|6||Freddie Guy||St Marys||15:35|
|7||Rory Keen||Hunters Bar Junior||16:38|
|8||Felix Oliver||Nethergreen Junior||17:27|
|9||Jack Baxter||Hunters Bar Junior||18:44|
|10||Samuel Lake||Sacred Heart||19:14|
|11||Spike Fullwood||Totley All Saints||20:10|
Year 5 Girls - White Course
|1||Penny Bell||Nethergreen Junior||11:08|
|2||Alice Pieters||Sheffield High School||11:45|
|3||Ellen Ash||Hunters Bar Junior||12:33|
Year 5 Boys - White Course
|1||Oscar Peel||Nethergreen Junior||8:24|
|2||Oliver Beautyman||Nethergreen Junior||8:32|
|3||Jake Ashpole||Nethergreen Junior||9:24|
|5||Walter Faulkner||Hunters Bar Junior||12:21|
|6=||Ben Tricklebank||Nethergreen Junior||12:23|
|8||Rhys Caudwell||Hunters Bar Junior||12:52|
|9||Wilson Faulkner||Hunters Bar Junior||14:36|
Year 6 Girls - Yellow Course
|2||Margaux Hodgson||Nethergreen Junior||31:34|
Year 6 Boys - Yellow Course
|1||Robbie Lightfoot||Nethergreen Junior||13:03|
|2||Ben Ash||Hunters Bar Junior||15:00|
|3||Toby Townsend||Hunters Bar Junior||19:10|
|4||Joseph Guy||St Marys||19:42|
|5||Jack Beavers||Thornton Primary||22:17|
|6||Joseph Barraclough||Home Schooled||22:28|
|7||Antony Doyle||Thornton Primary||23:12|
|8||Lewis Lay||Thornton Primary||25:41|
|9||Mark Yeomanson||Hunters Bar Junior||29:23|
|10||Oliver Maaranen||Nethergreen Junior||40:59|
Year 7 Girls - Yellow Course
|3||Ruth Yeomanson||High Storrs||25:41|
|4||Elizabeth Gibbons||Bradford Grammar School||30:19|
Year 7 Boys - Yellow Course
|1||Isaac Oliver||High Storrs||15:27|
|2||James Bryant||High Storrs||16:34|
|3||John Joe Doyle||Mercia||20:53|
|4||Evan Jenkinson||High Storrs||23:25|
|5||Edwin Van Lopir||Bradford Grammar School||28:27|
|6||James Woodham||Bradford Grammar School||30:15|
|7||Luke Phoenix||Notre Dame||48:00|
Year 8 & 9 Girls - Orange Course
|1||Imogen Pieters||Sheffield High School||26:35|
|2||Millie Norman||High Storrs||43:22|
|3||Alexandra Garnett||Notre Dame||43:42|
|4||Carys Phoenix||Notre Dame||53:58|
|5||Emily Gibbons||Bradford Grammar School||61:11|
Year 8 & 9 Boys - Orange Course
|1||Euan Tryner||High Storrs||21:05|
|3||Conrad Reuber||High Storrs||24:13|
|5||Douglas Tiffany||Pudsey Grange||25:50|
|6||Jamie Lightfoot||High Storrs||28:25|
|7||Luke Barraclough||Home Schooled||28:57|
|8||Dylan Jenkinson||High Storrs||29:01|
|9||Tom Threlfall||Bradford Grammar School||34:37|
|10||Henry McDonald||King Ecgberts||42:11|
|11||Benjamin Townsend||High Storrs||49:41|
|12||Stanley Preston||Bradford Grammar School||60:03|
Year 10 & 11 Girls - Light Green Course
|1||Isobel Reuber||High Storrs||41:23|
|2||Naomi Thornton||Home Schooled||59:15|
|3||Emma Van Dam||Bootham||75:54|
Year 10 & 11 Boys - Light Green Course
|2||William Garnett||Notre Dame||45:07|
|3||Samuel Doyle||Notre Dame||45:36|
|4||Will Martland||Honley High School||48:49|
|5||Alfie Hall||High Storrs||50:28|
Year 12 & 13 Girls - Green Course
|1||Laura Harrison||New College Pontefract||53:44|
Year 12 & 13 Boys - Blue Course
|2||George Van Dam||Bootham||46:57|
|3||Macsen Tiffany||Notre Dame College||57:55|
|1||Nethergreen Junior||399||11||Penny Bell (100) Oscar Peel (100) Robbie Lightfoot (100) Lawrence Hodgson (99)|
|2||Hunters Bar Junior||391||9||Ben Ash (99) Ellen Ash (98) Toby Townsend (98) Walter Faulkner (96)|
|3||Thornton Primary||381||4||Olivia Forrester and Charlotte Beavers (98) Jack Beavers (96) Antony Doyle (94) Lewis Lay (93)|
|4||Abbeylane||199||2||Abigail Howsam (100) Sophie Howsam (99)|
|5||Dobcroft||197||2||Anna Todd (100) Rafferty Scrimshaw (97)|
|6||Hallam||194||2||William Preston (98) Stanley Preston (96)|
|7||St Marys||192||2||Joseph Guy (97) Freddie Guy (95)|
|8||Sacred Heart||188||2||Beth Lake (97) Samuel Lake (91)|
|9||Oughtibridge||100||1||Maxwell Groom (100)|
|10||Sheffield High School||99||1||Alice Pieters (99)|
|11=||Greystones||95||1||Freddie Holdsworth (95)|
|11=||Home Schooled||95||1||Joseph Barraclough (95)|
|13||Totley All Saints||90||1||Spike Fullwood (90)|
|1||High Storrs||399||12||Isaac Oliver (100) Euan Tryner (100) Isobel Reuber (100) James Bryant (99)|
|2||Notre Dame||389||4||William Garnett (99) Alexandra Garnett (98) Samuel Doyle (98) Carys Phoenix (97)|
|3||Bradford Grammar School||380||6||Elizabeth Gibbons (97) Edwin Van Lopir (96) James Woodham (95) Tom Threlfall (92)|
|4||Birkdale||199||2||Dominic Dakin (100) Matthew Morris (99)|
|5||Bootham||197||2||George Van Dam (99) Emma Van Dam (98)|
|6||Silverdale||196||2||Ciara Keen (99) Sam Todd (97)|
|7||Home Schooled||193||2||Naomi Thornton (99) Luke Barraclough (94)|
|8=||Sheffield High School||100||1||Imogen Pieters (100)|
|8=||Bradfield||100||1||Isabelle Groom (100)|
|8=||New College Pontefract||100||1||Laura Harrison (100)|
|8=||Tapton||100||1||Max Mobus (100)|
|12=||Mercia||98||1||John Joe Doyle (98)|
|12=||Notre Dame College||98||1||Macsen Tiffany (98)|
|14||Honley High School||97||1||Will Martland (97)|
|15||Pudsey Grange||96||1||Douglas Tiffany (96)|
|16||King Ecgberts||91||1||Henry McDonald (91)|
Join South Yorkshire Orienteers for a regional orienteering race at Canklow. The area is an interesting mix of deciduous woodland and rough open with a intricate contours to challenge the experienced orienteer and a good path network to cater for newcomers and younger juniors. This event also incorporates the Yorkshire Schools Champs.
Woodside Health & Wellbeing Center, S60 2UH. £1 parking charge per car.
Canklow Woods is a sloping area with a mixture of deciduous woodland, open and semi-open. All along the top of the slope are the remains of stone workings, which provide good contour detail. The area is criss-crossed by a complex path network. There are some areas of brambles but courses have been planned to avoid these.
The A4 size map has been revised to ISOM 2017-2, with minor updates to Peel Land Surveys 2018 map by Ian Cooper. It is drawn at a scale of 1:7500 using LIDAR as a base for the contours. Brown has a 2 sided map.
There are numerous holly bushes at Canklow but the map only shows the most significant. A number of transient very small or barely discernible paths exist, especially in the quarried area, which are not shown.
Registration: 10am - 12 noon
Course Close: 14:00
Start/Finish approx 600m from parking and assembly.
A punching start system is being used and start times are not allocated. Based on the preferences entered on Fabian4, we suggest that you plan to start in these periods:
Late 12:15- 12:30
Seniors - £8 (Non members £10)
Juniors/Students - £4
Family (running different courses) - £24(£20 members)
Adults running white to orange - £4
Pairs & groups welcome - just pay for 1 entry.
SI card hire: £1 (Lost SI card fee: £30)
Pre entry is available on Fabian4 - closing date 10/5.
Very Short Green
Yorkshire Schools Championships.
There will be prizes for the 1st 3 boys and girls in each class - Y3/4, Y5, Y6, Y7, Y8/9, Y10/11, Y12/13. Pupils on white & yellow can compete as pairs but must stay together. There will also be prizes for the 1st 3 primary & 1st 3 secondary schools (4 runners to count). The prize giving will held at approximately 13.30.
Pupils must attend a Yorkshire or Humberside school or be home schooled within Yorkshire or Humberside to be eligible for a prize.
The courses pupils should enter are:
Y10/11 light green
Y12/13 girls green, boys blue
Competitors on white and yellow will be able to pick up their maps before the start box. Parents can discuss the map with their child before the start. No shadowing on schools champs courses.
Dogs on lead are welcome in the car park or on the track to the start and finish.
Planner: Colin Lynch (SYO)
Controller: Ian Cooper (SYO)
Additional Safety Info
All competitors take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. Please take care when passing dog walkers and other members of the public.
The area is used by dog-walkers, horse-riders, mountain bikers, and occasional motor cycles.
Full leg cover is compulsory.
First Aid will be available at enquiries. Rotherham Hospital is almost adjacent to assembly for any emergancies.
At enquiries we will have a place to store car keys. All lone drivers must leave their keys here and if you have come by other means (bike, walk, public transport, etc) please can you leave your details at enquiries.
Some of the crags in the quarried area are potentially dangerous please take care
Canklow Woods is a sloping area with a mixture of deciduous woodland, open and semi-open. All along the top of the slope are the remains of stone workings which provide good contour detail. The area is criss-crossed by a complex path network.
It is on the edge of Rotherham and very accessible, with the southern boundary of the area being less than a kilometre from junction 33 on the M1.More details about Canklow Woods...
Safety & risk
A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event. If a competitor has a pre-existing medical condition that they think should be declared, please complete a medical form at enquiries. The sealed envelope will only be opened in an emergency.
SYO has an agreed policy on the taking of photographs at events, based on national guidance. This provides a sensible balance between the benefits and risks associated with the taking and use of images. If you are unsure about acceptable practice, please speak to the event organiser. Read our photography policy.