The Lewis family ran at the Buckingham event on Sunday 11 August, the latest in the Southern England urban league (SEOUL). Oliver was runner up on his course, in a field of nine. Martin, Issy and Annabelle also went.
|South of England League (SEOUL)|
These events are part of a league stretching West to East, up to the south Midlands. The league starts anew each calendar year rather than at the start of the usual orienteering season.
Meanwhile on the shores of the Exe estuary, 35 took part in Devon OC's second go with the MapRun app. Some twenty or so were new to the format, including a team of triathletes who apparently shared a phone between them! Intriguingly, one MapRunner present had comparatively vast experience, having registered around 20 runs in and around Brisbane, Australia - the birthplace of MapRun.
Steve Robertson, Angela Modica and Pete Shirvington where there and all did well.
Tewkesbury, Sunday 18 August
Steve Robertson weaved through the quaint streets of wooden framed buildings in this Gloucestershire town, achieving 19th out of 50 on the 7k Blue course and eight minutes behind the winner in another SEOUL event.
Summer 2019 urban events reviewed