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EM League Event, Linacre, Sunday 18th November

An extensive area of woodland around Linacre Reservoirs west of Chesterfield, unused for over 10 years. A new map by Richard Parkin. Note that free parking, registration and download is at Holmebrook Valley Country Park with a short minibus transfer to Linacre.
Event flyer here.
Registration slip with course lengths here
Please note that courses now close at 14:00, please ensure that you allow sufficient time to complete your course before that time.

JROS Christmas Cards

In the East Midlands we have a junior squad of athletes, EMJOS. The Junior Regional Squads (JROS) are the base level where the aspiring young athletes start to develop their skills and running ability, so as to attend the summer camps.

The summer camps are subsidised by JROS – Llaganlia (M/W14), Deeside (M/W15-16), Stockholm (M/W16 – 18) and Goteborg (M/W18+), bringing together juniors to train on superb terrain with top coaches, and also bond as a friendship group.

So to raise funds JROS have created a set of 8 Christmas cards for £3.

I shall be attending the JROS AGM Saturday 10th Nov (2 weeks away), so can pick up early orders from Keith Marsden.

Email me directly () by Friday 9th Nov.

Thanks – Ann-Marie Duckworth – EMJOS coordinator and DVO member.

Alfreton Park 27/10/18 Results

Results here.
Routegadget here. Draw/load your route, compare with others.

Club Champs Results

The results for “First Across the line” are here and for fastest runners here
Michelle Mackervoy would have been first across the line so takes the Judy Buckley trophy, then Ben O’Donnell who takes the Lithuanian trophy and Paul Addison takes the Chris Yardley trophy. Michelle was also the fastest woman so the Karen Jackson trophy goes to Rachel Duckworth as next fastest and Richard Parkin was the fastest man just ahead of Paul. No-one actually beat their target time; even Michelle was nearly 4 minutes over, so probably indicative that we all found it a tough competition. Note that the target times were calculated to one tenth of a second so there is a rounding for the difference.

Presentations on Saturday at Alfreton after the event.

CompassSport Cup Final

As you all probably know by now, DVO ended up seventh (beating DEE by one point so someone’s last-gasp sprint to the finish was worth the extra effort). Although this was below our predicted position of 6th, we were only 15 points off this position and 25 points off fifth. The margins were very thin

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Event Safety Workshop – 26 Oct 2018

Dear Colleagues As you are all aware, it’s now a British Orienteering requirement, as insisted on by their insurers, that all major event officials complete the Event Safety Workshop. This applies primarily to Planners, Organisers and Controllers but others, such as Team Leaders, are encouraged to attend as well. If officials don’t attend the course

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Club Champs 2018

This year the trophies will be decided at the Compass Sport Cup Final. The oracle has divulged his best guess of your estimated running times here . Instead of using these to try to achieve a mass finish as we usually would, the Chris Yardley and Judy Buckley trophies will be awarded to the

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EM League Regional event, Grangewood, Sunday 14th October

Results here. Routegadget for blue and brown here. Draw/load your route, compare with others. Routegadget for all other courses here. WinSplits Online here, see where you lost your time. Results on British Orienteering with ranking points.

DVO Awards Ceremony and Supper 27/10/18

This will take place directly after the event at Alfreton Park on Saturday 27th October, at Alfreton Cricket Club, 4–6:30pm, no fee but please bring a dish to share. Trophies will be presented for the best runs and fastest runs for the club championships calculated at the CompassSport Cup Final the weekend before, together with

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Relay Results and team scores here Relay Routegadget here Photo Album by Wendy Carlyle here Photographs from Will Heap Individual Results Individual Routegadget Individual Winsplits here.