Club News

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019: Farleigh School

A beautiful September afternoon saw Sarum Orienteers gather in the lovely grounds of Farleigh School for the 2019 Club Championships. Last year’s Senior Men’s Champion, Paul Lane, is Bursar at Farleigh School and gained permission for our annual event to be held in the grounds. There was a great turnout not just in numbers but…

SARUM’s Man of Iron

Congratulations to Sarum’s Neal Jacobs who competed in the recent Ironman France competition in Nice. This all took place on the hottest day on record in France so the cycle and running distances were reduced to take account of the tremendous heat challenge. Neal completed the 3.8k swim in 1:13 before polishing off a 152k…

FUNDRAISING MESSAGE FROM IAN OF ULTRASPORT

Ian’s 500 Mile Battle Back Grand Prix Wednesday 3 – Sunday 7 July 2019 The Battle Back Centre at Lilleshall operates to support wounded, injured and sick personnel. The centre’s goal is to help these people to achieve the best possible recovery so that, they can either return to service duty or to help with…

DOUBLE CHAMPION

Denise had a brilliant SWOA Sprint and Middle Distance Championships – winning both days. Sarum also had Dan Gallagher finishing 2nd on both days and Dave Mullins finished 3rd on both days. Sarum members who only took part in the SWOA Middle Distance Championships at Braunton Burrows also had some excellent results: Charlotte Thornton 1st…

JK RELAYS 2019

Many thanks to Dan for organising the Sarum teams at the JK and for everyone who took part in a very enjoyable day. You can see Nigel’s photos HERE. If you right click on a photo you can open up a larger version. Provisional results for the relay teams can be found HERE.

Sarum Annual Dinner 2019

Forget the Oscars, Sarum’s annual glittering dinner and celebration of achievement and contribution was the event of the month. Over 40 Sarum members, including a good contingent of juniors, gathered at Wellow Golf Club for the occasion. After a lovely meal created and served by Chef Mike and his team attention turned to the annual…

SARUM SAUNTER 2019: GREAT RIDGE report.

Sarum Saunter 2019 You have to be pleased for Martin and Pat. After a delay of 12 months the Sarum Saunter on Great Ridge finally took place. Gone were the snows that caused two cancellations last year, albeit replaced by gales and two spectacular hailstorms and the inevitable mud. Despite the impact of the weather…

Sun shines on Sarum’s start to 2019

GLOBAL WARMING AT FOXBURY? William White’s organisational skills must be exceptional to have booked such a warm and sunny New Year’s Day for Sarum’s first event of 2019 at Foxbury; either that or global warming really is upon us. Whichever, it was a glorious day to hunt around Foxbury for the controls so cunningly placed…