Posts by Peter Hambleton

BACK TO THE WOODS

WSX open the door to normality with Rushmore event. Rushmore: Chase Park Many thanks to WSX for putting on this event which helped spread much joy amongst our local orienteering community, as we were once again permitted outdoor sporting activities. Whilst this may not be the end of the Covid -19 pandemic at least we…

Sarum Junior Cam Jacobs wins Athletics Scholarship

Congratulations to Cameron Jacobs, Sarum Junior (M14) and member of City of Salisbury Athletics and Running Club who has been awarded a full scholarship that will provide him with a world class mentor for a whole year. The scholarship is part of the True Athlete Project  (TAP) and Cam was selected from a number of…

Sarum AGM 2020

Zoom in on Sarum’s first virtual AGM For the first, and hopefully the only, time the Sarum AGM, on October 20th 2020, was held courtesy of Zoom.  Although lacking opportunity for the usual social interaction there was a good turnout.  With Chris Huthwaite acting as host for the meeting outgoing Chairman Brian Hart was able…

SARUM CLUB DINNER 2020

What a great evening we had at the Club Dinner at Wellow Golf Club on Friday night! Thank you all for coming and contributing to a lovely atmosphere. It was the largest turn out yet with 48 members signing up but 2 unable to turn up due to illness. This is Sarum’s biggest social event…

Night and Day: Southern Championships

A weekend of orienteering in the Forest of Dean After days of torrential rain the clouds lifted to give a delightful (reasonably) sunny weekend of day and night orienteering organised by NGOC, BOK and BAOC and Sarum runners competed in all three events.  The events were originally scheduled for earlier in the year but access…

Sarum Juniors Contest the British Schools Championships

A small but perfectly formed contingent of Sarum Juniors comprising one girl and five boys travelled to Black Park near Slough to take part in the British Schools Orienteering Championships. The courses took the runners through open forest on a good, complex path network that offered good, fast and technical orienteering. There were some good…

WESSEX NIGHT LEAGUE-Salisbury City

A dark, chilly November night was brightened by the headlights of Orienteers who took to the streets of Salisbury to compete in a Wessex Night Orienteering League event organised by Sarum Orienteers. Sarum’s Ricky Thornton planned the challenging courses which required runners to visit control sites scattered throughout Salisbury’s Medieval street network and beyond. Runners…

SARUM Galoppen 2019

SWOA League 2 and SCOA League 3 SARUM Galoppen 2019: Sidbury Hill Pity the poor Planner setting out controls on Sidbury Hill for three hours in a torrential downpour on the previous day. That’s part of what was necessary to ensure that this year’s Sarum Galoppen went ahead on time. Mercifully, on the day there…

CHARLES BROMLEY GARDNER

Many congratulations to Charles who has been selected as the British Army Sports Man of the Year for 2019. Charles has made major contributions to our sport over many years and his work on behalf of Army sports is truly inspiring, if not exhausting.  Charles (CBG to many of us) has been a great supporter…