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Returning to Competitive Orienteering (Again!)

It is hoped that the club will restart competitive events after Easter.

The first event that is planned is an EMOA League Event at Bagworth Heath on Sunday 25th April. This should be followed by the first Summer League Event on 27th April.

The restart is conditional on further guidance from the Government via British Orienteering and the availability of permission from landowners. It is likely that there will be a number of changes to the Summer League programme as we progress through the summer.

The Bagworth event will have a limit of 150. It will be pre-entry only via Fabian4. Initially places will be restricted to EMOA members only.

At present we only have volunteers for 7 of the 17 Summer League events. If you have not already volunteered please do so. Without event officials for the remaining Summer League events, they will not be able to take place.

We should have further information on the restart by Easter. I will update the website and Facebook pages as soon as possible.

Chris Phillips
Events Coordinator.

March mapruns

Evington Park has a beginner course and Evington Arboretum and the Park have a course for the more experienced. Find the courses at:  https://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/pocs

Arboretum POC

Arboretum POC & VOC

Evington POC & VOC

Evington POC & VOC parking

Houghton Start/ finish

Houghton urban short course

Maprun6 February 2021

Make use of the latest Maprun6 app. New Lockdown courses in Kibworth and Oakham tested by local residents. Download from British Orienteering site.

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LEI Club Champions 2020

LEI Club Championships 2020
Burbage Common

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 LEI Club Championships:
LEI Men’s Champion: Andy Glover
LEI Women’s Champion: Alison Hardy

Veteran Men’s Champion: Roger Edwards
Veteran Women’s Champion: Maureen Webb

Super Veteran Men’s Champion: Robert Titterington

Junior Men’s Open Champion: Ben Hardy

Intermediate Boy’s Champion: Ben Glover

Junior Boy’s Champion: Daniel Glover

Minor Boy’s Champion: Felix Jarvis

Minor Girls Champion: Cerys Glover

Golden Boot Winner: Daniel Glover (35secs)

Many thanks to Club Chairman Steve Chafer for planning an interesting and unusual event.

Chris Phillips
Events Coordinator.

LEI 50th Anniversary Championships

The 50th Anniversary Championships
The 2020 LEI Club Championships will take place on Sunday 18th October 2020.
The venue will be Burbage Common LE10 3DD

Courses
M/W 10 and under – Yellow
M/W 12 and Under – Orange
M/W14 and under, M75+ W60+ Light Green
M/W18 and under M60 to M70, W20 to W55 – Green
M20 to M55 – Blue

There will be a Golden Boot Trophy, open to all competitors, for the fastest time from the final control to the finish.
The event will use SI punching. This is a closed event restricted to LEI club members and their guests.  Guests must get approval from the Organiser before entering.
Presentation of Trophies and Certificates will take place at a social event in 2021
Entry fees: Seniors £5 Juniors £2.50. Dibber Hire Free.

Entry is via the club’s electronic entry system http://ow.ly/SEuS50BCkhG
There is no entry on the day. Closing date for entries is midnight 11th October.
Start times are pre-allocated and determined from the 30th March 2020 Rankings list. Starts will be from 10.30am.
Chris Phillips
Events Co-ordinator.