Aoife and Lyra complete rare ANZAC sprint double

Aoife Rothery grabbed first place in the Australian W12A Sprint Championships this weekend to match the first place that clubmate Lyra Simpson collected last week in the corresponding New Zealand event. They also both managed to bag 3rd place in the corresponding middle distance events.

Fans of W12A orienteering racing may be disappointed as both the girls seem to have switched to run W14A in the immediate future.

Many Big Feet tackle New Zealand Champs

Fifteen Big Feet travelled to Oamaru to tackle the New Zeland Championships over the Easter weekend.

The terrain didn't disappoint, only the relay was on an area that had been used before.

The sprint was around the well preserved town of Oamaru - wins to Lyra Simpson in W12, Nea Shingler (W14), Tracy Bluett (W40A) and Greg Barbour with a 3rd place to Paula Shingler (in the Easter egg hunt affected W50A) set the tone for much of the week with Tracy, Lyra, Nea, Greg and Paula all going on to pick up further places.

BF in WA at Easter: 2nd club behind Australopers

BF did well in WA at Easter, despite several members going to NZ instead. BF were 2nd Australian club behind Australopers. Here is a link to some photos taken at the sprint on Day 1 (Saturday 20/4/19). Simon George

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Summer Series - West Pymble - Results

Thanks to Hamish and Amanda for carrying out this event from start to finish, including producing the map, finding the venue and planning the courses.

Congratulations to everyone who set a points pb - next year 700 points !

Results | Eventor | RouteGadget

 

St Ives Sprint - (nearly) all the fun of the fair

Thanks to Alistair George for planning and organising a great event. The turn out was a little larger than anticipated - apologies to those who had to use a recycled map or missed out on their choice of course. All the results are here:

Summer Series Longueville - Results Links

Big Foot | Eventor | RouteGadget

Thanks to Ewan for planning and everyone for coming. All the controls were there when we went to pick them up, despite the reputation that the "wrong side of River Road"has for petty theft (and bad drivers).

Xmas 5 days - Sydney Uni Results Wrap

BFS XXI - a hospital pass to Grace!

AttackPoint (both stages) | Eventor | Big Foot Results

Thanks to everyone for attending the 21st edition of Big Foot Sprints organised by Grace Molloy NSW's coach in residence, winners this year were Ewan Shingler (BF) and Michele Dawson (GO).  Many thanks to Grace for a couple of great courses and to Garingal for use of their map.

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