Bexley Primary Schools Orienteering Championships
This year's Bexley Primary Schools Orienteering Championships took place at Danson Park on Tuesday 23 May 2017. Over 170 children took part from six local schools, including first time participation by Parkway Primary School and Northwood Primary School. The individual results from the morning can be found here and the afternoon results here. For the school competition the results were:
1st Barnehurst Junior School - 725 points
2nd Parkway Primary School - 718 points
3rd Northwood Primary School - 681 points
1st Gravel Hill Primary School - 732 points
2nd Barrington Primary School - 721 points
3rd Bedonwell Primary School - 671 points
Morning and Afternoon Winners Only Combined:
1st Overall - Gravel Hill Primary School - 745 points
2nd Overall - Barnehurst Junior School - 735 points
Well done to all those that took part and in particular Gravel Hill Primary School in winning the trophy this year. See you all again next year.
SE Long Championships
DFOK members featured strongly in the South East Long Championships at Rewell on Sunday, 15th May. There were podium positions for Sheralee Bailey (3rd W45), Antoine Pesenti (3rd, M40, Mark Collins (2nd M55) and Andrew Evans (2nd M60). Andrew was one second behind the winner on M60.
South East Middle Distance Championships
Congratulations to our 2 medal winners at the South East Middle Distance Championships at Wimbledon Common - Sheralee Bailey 1st in W45 to W50 and Steve Brockbank 3rd in M65+
CompassSport newsletter award for Dartbord
We have just learned that our Dartbord newsletter was been given an award:
The following publications have been chosen for 2016 CompassSport Newsletter Awards. In alphabetical order: Berkshire Orienteers Newsletter (BKO, editor David Jukes), BOK News (BOK, editor Tommi Grover), Dartbord (DFOK, editor Sheralee Bailey), Deeside News (DEE, editor, Jane Mockford), The Droober (OD, editor Sue Hallett), Newstrack (DVO, editor Sal Chaffey), The Punch (SUFFOC, editor Lizzie Rosewell), Saxalert (SAX, editor Rowan Purkis), Score (SOA, editor Sheila Reynolds), The Southdowner (SO, editor Simon Thraves).
Congratulations to Sheralee and Phil for this achievement.
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