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20180520-1843: On The Red Line
British Champs Weekend
Jo Shepherd of Inverness O.C. and Halden SK won the British Champs race at Balmoral on Saturday 19th.The mens champion is Peter Hodkinson of Nottinghamshire O.C. and Lillomarka OL.For both Jo and Peter it is a first win of the British Long or Classic distance champs.Sundays British Champs relays were both won by Forth Valley Orienteers (FVO).Peter was very impressed by the list of previous names on the trophy (the first name is G ...
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20180517-1215: On The Red Line
British Long Championships Preview
Image: Extract of previous map of the Balmoral EstateOn The Red Line editorial note: please click on an athletes name for more information - this will be one of On The Red Line, World of O, IOF Eventor or the Archive of British Orienteering Records. This weekend sees the British Long Distance Championships at Balmoral Estate. The area was previously used for RacetheCastles in 2014 and the Scottish Championships in 2016 and offers ...
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20180517-0810: On The Red Line
British Long Championships - This Weekend
(Photo: Ali McLeod winning the JK, credit Steve Rush)The British Long Championships are on Saturday 19th at the Balmoral Estate in North Scotland. If the name is familiar it is probably because the castle is the Scottish holiday home to the Royal Family. Since a Royal Prince is marrying in Windsor near London that day however the estate will likely be quiet. And the weather forecast is good. This post has some pictures of leading runners taken at recent European ...
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20180514-1323: Kris Jones
European breakthrough
TLDR: After a lot of ‘nearly’ results, I finally managed to win a senior international medal. Bronze at the European Orienteering Championships in the Sprint distance. It felt good. I’ve done enough international orienteering over the last 10 years that my approach to championships is now a bit more relaxed than it has been in the past. For me, it is now about building confidence in three areas: Physical, Technical and Mental. The three weekends prior to the ...
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20180513-1800: On The Red Line
Euros Long - Results
photo: Cat Taylor during Thursdays Relays. Cat was the highest placed British athlete today; she was 18th.The European Championships concluded with the toughest races, the long or classic distance races on Sunday 13th May.The women had 11.3km with 680m climb. The men had 14.9km with 910m climb.Swiss Summary of RacesWorld of O Race AnalysisWomenTove Alexander won by 5 minutes - taking 81:08.Tove Alexandersson Natalia Gemperle Julia Gross Sabine Hauswirth Maja Alm ...
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20180512-2330: On The Red Line
Euros Long - GB Athletes
photo: Ali McLeod during Wednesdays Middle Final.The European Championships conclude with the toughest races, the long or classic distance races on Sunday 13th May.It is the same arena as the sprint relay used, in Tesserete, and parts of the forest are very steep and parts of it are very green.The women have 11.3km with 680m climb. The men have 14.9km with 910m climb.First starts are 8:30 UK time. In Swiss time Hector starts at 1 ...
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