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Who reached the control first?

Who reached the control first?
Credit: Steve Rush

Last edited: Sun 11 Aug 2019

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.

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Urban leagues
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.
Link: website was a dead heat! was a dead heat!
Credit: Steve Rush

Lympstone MapRun

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.


Summer 2019 urban events reviewed

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