West End StreetO 10 November 2015
Organised by Elaine Battson
Just over 100 people participated in the West End Street O event, with Jo Hurley (SLOW) scoring highest on the night. The first outright win for a female I believe, so congratulations Jo.
There were also a number of people new to orienteering or Street O, which was good to see. I hope you enjoyed it and will come back for some of the other races in the series.
There was one glitch on the night. When I planned, and then when the control was rechecked, number 22 was definitely illuminated bright pink. On the night it clearly had a change of heart..,, a few times …. as we had answers of yellow, green, purple and so on. In the end the decision to accept any colour as correct was taken. Apologies for any confusion.
A big thank you to everyone who helped in the night, and also to the pub who were kind enough to host.
Maps left in the night will be available at the next event. Any queries regarding results, please let me know Elaine
A headtorch was found in the pub and will be taken to the next event.
Results are here
Orienteering is a competitive running sport with a map : decide the quickest route to reach a series of control points around an event course.
London Orienteering KlubbLOK draws its members from the north and south side of the River Thames and to the west of the Lea Valley. It competes against other clubs and hosts local and regional races. Our runners are of all ages, from beginners to national standard atheletes. New members are most welcome and training can be given. The sport is of Swedish origin, and we have used the Swedish spelling in our name.
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Weekly Thursday Evening Training
Members of the club train on Hampstead Heath every Thursday evening. We run for about an hour. The training is primarily just running but can include some orienteering practice. The training is open to all, including non-members and those new to orienteering or who only want a run – just turn up at the Recreation Club.
Where: Royal Free Hospital Recreation Club (includes changing and shower facilities) in Fleet Road, Hampstead (near corner of Pond Street, London NW3 2QG)
When: 6.30 p.m. for a 6.45 p.m. pr0mpt start, Thursday evenings.