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Club Championships 2018

Most of you will be aware that the club championships is based on a handicapped start time so that every club member has a chance to win by being first across the finish line if they perform better on the day than their handicap suggests. Ideally, if handicapping and performance matched exactly then everyone would finish together. Over the years there has been some good head to head racing in the final stages.
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JK2018 – DVO successes including double JK Champion

Congratulations to all DVO competitors for taking part but especially those who managed a top three placing.

Pride of place must go to Jake O’Donnell who took 1st place in both the M12 Day 1 Sprint and the M12A overall (Days 2 & 3 combined) competition (see photo). Well done Jake!

Other top three placings in the overall competition include Andy Sykes (2nd in M50S), Andis Ozols (3rd in M35S), Grace Pennell (3rd in W18S), Emily Powell (3rd in W35S) and Claire Selby (3rd in W45S).

Liz Godfree and Rachel Duckworth were placed 2nd and 3rd respectively on Day 3.

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EM League Event, Hardwick Sunday 15th April

Results here.
Winsplits to see where you lost time compared to your average speed, you should be aiming for no pink squares at the default 20% margin and then no pink squares when you alter the margin to 10%
Routegadget to draw or upload your route from GPS, compare with other runners and see the other courses
Results on BOF web site with ranking points

DVO Shed

DVO is looking for at the feasibility of relocating the shed, somewhere smaller, cheaper and, most importantly, more user friendly. If you know of someone who has a shed, container or garage they don’t use or has land that would accommodate a shed, please let me know.

Specifications are: waterproof, 8’x10′ approximately, with hard standing, near ambient light, secure location, access early and late during the day and within easy reach of the A6, preferably near the middle of the county. If you think you might be able to help but have further questions, please get in touch

Jane Burgess

07954 588053

On the Red Line website

Sarah Brown (South London Orienteers) is delighted to let you know that www.ontheredline.org.uk a new website that is providing news and stories about the GB squad and major orienteering competitions went live last week. The site links to their training diaries, profiles, twitter, websites etc. The athletes are delighted. A boost for them as

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DVO Through to the Compass Sport Cup Final

DVO have qualified for the Final by beating CLOK, quite convincingly in the end. The final scores for the Club Competition were SYO: 2438, DVO: 2418, CLOK: 2309, so we even had the mighty SYO sweating a bit at the end. We go through to the final by virtue of coming second to

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Oker Hill 10 March 2018

The results and splits of the above event are available from the following link: Oker results and splits.

Yvette Baker Trophy update

BIG NEWS – DVO Juniors are in the FINAL of the Yvette Baker Trophy 2018. It might have looked like we came third at the Cademan event (LEI 25th February 2018) but in fact we came second! Well done DVO Juniors. Due to LEI and OD coming from two different regions and scoring the same,

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Yvette Baker Trophy

DVO juniors ran a hard race at the Yvette Baker Trophy heat held yesterday at the LEI event Cademan (Sun 25th Feb 2018). It was a “hard” area because the map was smothered in paths going every-which-way through the undergrowth, with added footpaths in the woods cut by the badgers and the herd of elephants

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EM League Event, Linacre, Sunday 4th March

Event Cancelled Although main roads are clear, side roads and the area itself are not going to clear making it difficult to put the controls out and for people to get to and from the event safely. We also have to consider the safety and welfare of competitors and volunteers. More snow is forecast overnight.

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