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Individual Events

Local Events

  • Children in Need
  • League competitions (see Local Events on the Event Types page for further details)

Major events

  • British Schools Championships
  • British Championship

International Events

  • World Schools Championship
  • European Youth Orienteering Championship
  • Junior European Cup
  • Interland
  • Junior Home International
  • Jk International Festival

Children in Need

2014
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.

GRoby 2

2013

Cin Need 2013

2012

Young Leaders taking an evening club night, a cones exercise and gym orienteering before the curtain call with the whole cast in pyjamas. All in aid of the 2012 Children in Need, the amount raised so far is approaching £237.19 so far and counting.

Well done to all those involved.


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World Schools Championship

2017

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

 
 
 
2015
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

2018
These are being held on South Coast and Lancashire.

2017
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.

2016
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.

2015
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

British Schools website


British Championships

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:

Competition Year Class Position Name
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
http://www.leioc.org.uk/members/awards/

Most recent British Championship winners:

Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint Distance
Finn Ben Daniel

World Junior Championship

Hannah Cox JWOC
In 2015 Hannah Cox ran for the GB team in Norway


European Youth Orienteering Championship

2014
EYOC-2014
GB team in Macedonia, Hannah Cox was the best placed GB athlete in the Sprint Distance.


Junior European Cup

2014
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.


Interland

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:

Year Location    
2018 Holland    
2017 Belgium Imogen Wilson  
2016      
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:-

Year Class Name
2013 M14 Euan Tebbutt
2017 M18 Finn Lydon

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:

Competition Year Class Position Name
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

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The last control day 2 and 3
Other pictures can be found at: http://www.thejk.org.uk/jk2014/