To celebrate 50 years of orienteering in the South West NWO put on Try Orienteering Event at Hardenhuish Park in Chippenham. This consisted of 6 events, including a maze, a treasure hunt,  a photo course,  a sprint , a score and a 2.4 k course. Times for the three courses are listed under Results

Congratulations to Paul Gebbett who won the combined event (sprint, score and 2.4km) in 43:05.

Newcomer Ian Trussler posted:  “I do believe in trying new things occasionally. Today was the first time I had tried orienteering. I wish I had tried it years ago. It’s everything I love – a run in nice countryside, some technical map-reading (not TOO technical but the better you are, the less mistakes you make!) and some really nice people. Not my last orienteering event!”  

Ready and waiting - Hardenhuish TryO

Orienteers attacking a control behind a tree

There must be a control behind that tree – Hardenhuish Try O

 

Treasure Island Map Hardenhuish Try O

Treasure Island Map Hardenhuish Try O

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