Posts from July 2016

from Emily Benham twitter feed

Gongs Galore for Emily

Emily Benham, Double World MTBO Champion While some of us were sunning ourselves (ha ha) in South Wales, Sarum former club member Emily Benham put in a stunning performance becoming a double World Champion at the World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships held in Aveiro-Coimbra, Portugal.  Emily took the gold in the Sprint race in a […]

Men on different missions.

Club Championships 2016

SARUM CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS The last few years have seen Sarum adding variety to the Club Championships by offering novel race formats in compact areas, such as the Moot at Downton, that support micro-sprint type events. This year the Championships were held in Churchill Gardens as part of the Sarum Summer Series midweek evening events. Planner […]

Charlotte, Gwyn and Liz proudly retain the Sarum Trophy at the 2016 Wessex Hardy Relays at Upton Park

Sarum retain Sarum Trophy

Two teams of veterans from Sarum Orienteers competed last weekend in the Wessex Orienteers Hardy Relays. The event was held at Upton Country Park near Poole, Dorset and provided some good orienteering challenges over mixed terrain including open parkland and woodland. The race was run using the Harris format whereby teams of three each have […]

Rachel explains the course.

Sarum Summer Series#3: Victoria Park

Round three of the Sarum Summer Series took us to a recently refurbished Victoria Park for an urban-based course planned by Rachel. A score event, runners had to select to visit even or odd numbered controls before tackling the other set. On a lovely evening the usual suspects were joined by several visitors and the […]