- Children in Need
- League competitions (see Local Events on the Event Types page for further details)
- British Schools Championships
- British Championship
- World Schools Championship
- European Youth Orienteering Championship
- Junior European Cup
- Junior Home International
- Jk International Festival
Children in Need
The event at South Charnwood High School raised £122 for Children in need.
The event at South Charnwood High School raised £73 for Children in need.
The newly trained young leaders organised a successful night both indoors and out. We offered a ‘bring a friend’ scheme and once again raised an excellent amount of £150.
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World Schools Championship
Ashleigh Howells and Charlie Rennie were selected for the English Schools Team for the competition in Sicily in April 2017. Charlie was a silver medallist in the junior boys team.
England Junior Boys Team 2017
In this biennial event, for the first time runners from Leicestershire found success at the World Schools Trial in November 2014. Loughborough High School represented England in the Senior Girls Team competition in Turkey in April 2015. Euan Tebbutt and Imogen Wilson were non-travelling reserves for the Open race.
British Schools Orienteering Championships
The Championships will be in Manchester and Basingstoke in November.
In the score Championship Ben Glover from Woodbank Vale School won. In the Cross country in Blackburn Daniel Glover won. Ethan, Imogen, Iona and Libby were medal winners.
Four members were medalists in November: Daniel and Ben Glover from Mountfield Lodge, Jessica Dring-Morris from Loughborough High School and Libby Barber De Lisle College. In the Score Championship in October Ben and Peta Jarvis were second and winners were Charlie and Daisy Rennie.
The Score Championships was held at Bagworth Woods, Leicestershire on 8th October 2016. The list of successes is shown on the Club honours board and included wins for Finn Lydon (B12/13), Ethan Tebbutt (B9), Charlie Rennie (B8) and Daisy Rennie (G6). Winning teams were from Loughborough High School and Leicester Grammar Junior School.
Charlie Rennie was the only LEI winner of the Schools Championship at Sutton Park.
Leicestershire pupils did well at the British Schools Score Orienteering Championship organised by Guildford Orienteers on Chobham Common on Saturday 10th October. Loughborough High School retained its Lower Secondary girls title and were second in the Upper Secondary class. Leicester Grammar School were second in Middle Girls and First in the Middle School Boys competition.
Daisy Rennie (G5) her brother Charlie Rennie (B7) and Ethan Tebbutt (B9) all won their age group. Previous multiple winner Euan Tebbutt was third in the Boys 12/13.
Three other girls from the club competed in Year 10/11 and were close to podium finishes
There are five British Championships each year. A relay and one at night which is only open to older Juniors. Our most recent medallists are:
|Sprint Distance||2018||M10||1||Daniel Glover|
|Middle Distance||2018||M12||2||Ben Glover|
|Middle Distance||2018||M10||1||Daniel Glover|
|Long Distance||2017||M18||1||Finn Lydon|
All recent results are found on the ‘Awards’ under Members on this web site
Most recent British Championship winners:
|Long Distance||Middle Distance||Sprint Distance|
World Junior Championship
European Youth Orienteering Championship
Junior European Cup
Congratulations to Junior Club Captain Hannah Cox on her W18 7th place, today (3rd October) in the Junior European Cup Sprints at Lommel in Belgium.
This competition is for all ages and is between six countries /regions. There are three autumn selection races and the competition take places in the Spring and there are normally seven juniors in the team. Club members representing England in this competition have been:
|2015||Surrey England||Imogen Wilson||Euan Tebbutt|
|2014||Pas-de-Calais near Bruay La Buissière, France||Imogen Wilson||Hannah Cox|
|2013||Breda, Southern Netherlands||Finn Lydon||Gabriel Rawlinson|
|2012||Habay-la-Neuve, Belgium||Euan Tebbutt|
Junior Home International
This annual event is one of three age group competitions between England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The last selection was:-
JK International Festival
This annual event is the largest competition in Britain and consists of four days racing and is in memory of Jan Kjellstrom.
|Day 1||Good Friday||Sprint|
|Day 2||Easter Saturday||Classic (Middle Distance for Elites) probably for all in 2016|
|Day 3||Easter Sunday||Classic|
|Day 4||Easter Monday||Relays|
The Leicestershire club organised and planned the Day 3 of the festival in South Wales in 2014. 2600 runners, including 600 from overseas, took part in awful weather, fog and thunderstorms. Our junior medallists for the weekend were:
|Sprint Distance||2018||M10||2||Daniel Glover|
|Middle Distance||2017||M10||2||Harrington Leake|
|Pre O||2016||Junior||3||Emma Phillips|
|Sprint Distance||2014||M10||2||Ben Hardy|
|Sprint Distance||2014||W18||3||Hannah Cox|
The last control day 2 and 3
Other pictures can be found at: http://www.thejk.org.uk/jk2014/