Organiser - Dave Skinner, firstname.lastname@example.org
As always I received superb support in carrying my role. Many thanks to Geoff Pye, Clive Tant and Kevin Machin for their pre-event advice and their considerable planning, map-updating and controlling efforts, and to my willing and flexible band of helpers (too many to name here) who were all brilliant. In particular I would single out Laurie and Rex Niven, ex-SOS members from Australia who did an excellent job inputting registration data, and Jack Isbester who covered for me while I had a (fairly disastrous!) run myself. I also thank Essex County Council and Danbury Outdoors who supported this event by giving permission for use of the area and for provision of facilities, and Tony Biggs (HAVOC) for emailing results files to me after I discovered they had somehow disappeared from my memory stick!
Unexpectedly the car parking area proved to be tight, but we just squeezed in. As you will have seen the area continues to undergo a considerable amount of development - the competition area is constantly changing with the addition of new activity and other structures providing a continual mapping challenge. Special efforts were made to ensure that hazards in the NW sector in particular were brought to the attention of runners, and thankfully First Aid received no customers!
It was rewarding that a family new to orienteering was attracted by the Nestle 'Get Set Go Free' promotion - we hope to see them again at our future events. All competitors I spoke to after their runs were complimentary about the courses. I hope you enjoyed the day - thank you for coming. I would very much welcome any feedback on the event - my email address is above.
Planner - Geoff Pye
The rain stopped as I got out of my car at 7am to put out the controls and did not start again until bringing in the controls! The weather was perfect with the fabled sunlit forest. I hope you all enjoyed your runs in the splendid conditions. Much credit goes to Clive Tant and Kevin Machin who updated the map and pointed out my errors in the planning. Many thanks to them and to all other SOS members who contributed to the success of the event. Looking at the splits it was interesting to note that errors were made on a variety of controls. Danbury looks easy but will bite back at any competitor who loses concentration. Some of the times on the courses run mostly by juniors were a little on the long side and my advise to them is to frequently look at the map and plan what you have to do and remember line features are not only paths! Thank you for coming to the event, it makes the planning worthwhile, and I look forward to trying to get you misplaced again in the future.
Pl Name Club AgeClass School SchYear Time White (18) 1.2 km 20 m 11 C 1 Joshua Buist SOS M12 St Andrews 5 7:43 2 Jonathan Quinn SOS M12 St Andrews 6 9:07 3 Alexander Parker SUFFOC M9 Barnardiston Hall 5 9:43 4 Christopher Jobe SUFFOC M10 Barnardiston Hall 6 9:54 5 Thomas Coulson +1 IND M6 White Courts 2 11:26 6 Luke/Thomas Harrington/Turner SOS M10 St Andrews 5/4 12:59 7 Isobel/Tilly Perry/Salmon SUFFOC W9 Barnardiston Hall 5 13:57 8 Joshua Palmer SOS M12 St Andrews 6 13:59 9 Holly McGerty SUFFOC W10 Barnardiston Hall 6 15:38 10 Leanne/Hann/Josh Jones/Peters/Burr SOS W/M10 St Andrews 5/4 15:59 11 Georgia/Madeline Burr/Press SOS W12/10 St Andrews 6 16:37 12 Hannah Freeman HH W10 3 16:53 13 Lily/Zoe Amos/Hartnup SOS W12/10 St Andrews 6/4 17:30 14 Harry Ferguson SUFFOC M9 Barnardiston Hall 5 18:02 15 Charlotte Gilbey SUFFOC W10 Barnardiston Hall 6 18:40 16 Carolyn Mann +3 IND Group 20:18 17 Olivia/Amelia Baldwin/Juniper SOS W12/10 St Andrews 6/5 25:12 nc Daisy/Ben Partridge SOS M10 St Andrews 6/1 8:30 Yellow (18) 1.8 km 30 m 14 C 1 Daisy Partridge SOS W12 St Andrews 6 23:39 2 Edward Low WAOC M10 KCS Cambridge 5 23:52 3 Chloe Cracknell SOS W12 St Andrews 6 26:53 4 Matthew Clarke SUFFOC M10 Barnardiston Hall 6 28:49 5 Lucy Edwards IND W12 Ramsey College 7 29:55 6 Polly Peate SUFFOC W11 Barnardiston Hall 7 31:27 7 Lynn Houlding IND W45 32:13 8 Saskia Baldrey SUFFOC W11 Barnardiston Hall 7 34:22 9 Juliette Agazarian SUFFOC W11 Barnardiston Hall 7 40:17 10 Nick Butler SUFFOC M11 Barnardiston Hall 7 40:24 11 Tara Ferguson SUFFOC W11 Barnardiston Hall 7 45:28 12 Peter Malam IND M11 1st B'tree Scouts 7 50:05 13 Melissa Bates IND W13 1st B'tree Scouts 9 50:10 14 Lewis French IND M12 1st B'tree Scouts 8 50:15 15 Luke Denton IND M14 1st B'tree Scouts 10 50:20 16 Carolyn Mann IND Group 52:05 Callum Turner IND M11 Ramsey College 7 mp nc Joshua Buist SOS M12 St Andrews 5 mp Orange (4) 2.7 km 45 m 13 C 1 Alex Birkett SOS M12 Boswells 7 52:35 2 Kieran Palmer IND M12 CRGS 8 54:54 3 Catherine Mole SOS W12 Debenham HS 7 56:29 Sharon Palmer IND W40 mp LGreen (12) 3.5 km 55 m 16 C 1 Tom Birkett SOS M14 Boswells 9 52:36 2 Rob Enderby HAVOC M70 56:06 3 Gary Jenkins HH M35 56:34 4 Nancy Powell Davies SOS W60 59:26 5 Nigel Low WAOC M40 1:01:50 6 Heather Freeman HH W50 1:12:09 7 Laurie Niven Aust W60 1:14:54 8 Bridget King SOS W45 1:15:07 9 Daniel Figg HH M14 1:17:18 10 Jon Beaumont SOS M40 1:20:00 11 Verity/Henry Mole SOS W50/M14 1:36:49 Ella Gilbert NOR W14 mp Green (16) 4.6 km 75 m 18 C 1 Richard Freeman HH M45 37:46 2 Peter Warland SOS M45 40:09 3 Graham Perry HH M45 44:01 4 John Collyer SOS M65 44:36 5 Stephen Cartwright SOS M50 48:46 6 Emma Johnson SOS W21 51:01 7 Jenny Collyer SOS W65 54:27 8 Andrew Mason IND M45 55:18 9 Dawn Figg HH W40 55:51 10 Janet Biggs HAVOC W55 1:14:22 11 Veronica Machin SOS W50 1:27:31 12 John Harris WAOC M65 1:47:25 Chris Burgues HAVOC M55 mp Rex Niven Aust M55 mp Dave Skinner SOS M60 mp nc John Williams SOS M55 43:36 Blue (24) 6.1 km 110 m 21 C 1 Richard Bonnett SOS M55 46:41 2 Ian Maynard HAVOC M50 49:32 3 Richard Newton SOS M45 50:49 4 John Williams SOS M55 52:20 5 Andrew Elliott SUFFOC M40 57:54 6 Andrew Welsh HAVOC M55 57:59 7 Perry Mole SOS M45 1:01:32 8 Jonathan Gilbert NOR M50 1:02:07 9 Steve King SOS M50 1:03:02 10 Ian Smith WAOC M55 1:03:04 11 Hannah Newton SOS W20 1:04:18 12 Eddie Banks SOS M55 1:04:59 13 Chris Childs SOS M60 1:06:14 14 Paul Langston HH M55 1:08:54 15 Alex Suzannne Houlding Birkett IND M/W18 1:08:57 16 David Sanderson SOS M50 1:09:06 17 David Lumby SOS M50 1:13:30 18 Adam Waller-Toyne SOS M40 1:13:49 19 John Clarke SUFFOC M40 1:14:26 20 David Float HAVOC M40 1:19:05 21 Tony Biggs HAVOC M60 1:19:41 22 Ann Mills SOS W35 1:31:25 23 Alastair Houlding IND M45 1:33:13 24 Geraldine Russell SOS W65 1:38:26
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