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Clapham Common Pre British Champs Intervals 16 April 2013

Your last chance to tune up and get ready for the British Champs. We’ll meet at the Bandstand at 19:00 hrs for some intervals in the light for the first time this year. All you need to bring is your trainers and a positive attitude for some hard work, so embrace the pain:-) See you there…..
The following week Guest Coach will be Christine Robinson (multiple British, JK and Harvester Relay winner) setting the training so watch this space for further information.

Chairmans Challenge Club Night Bishops Park Fulham 26th March 2013

Don has been working hard to prepare the training for this coming Tuesday evening. He has set 2 courses using the permanent markers in Bishops Park to help your Compass and Route Choice techniques.
Although you will be in a park you will still need to use a head torch for these exercises. Please meet up in the SE corner of Bishop’s Park just where the tunnel comes under the road over Putney Bridge which is about 20m SE of the cafĂ© from 18:30.

Club Night Tuesday 5th March Wimbledon Hill Reps

As the JK is fast approaching we will be returning to the hills this month for intervals. Bathgate rd will again be the location for getting some strength into the legs and we will meet at the junction with Queensmere rd at 7pm. This is due West of Wimbledon Park and North from the Tennis Club. Please try and wear something bright or light coloured so that you stand out in the fading light.

Club Night Tuesday 22 Jan on Wimbledon Common

On Tuesday 22nd Jan I have set a few courses on the SW technical area of Wimbledon Common. It wil give Orienteers good practice taking bearing in low visability so will be quite hard in places. You never know, the snow might still be around for added enjoyment. Andy has secured the use of the Thames Hare & Hounds clubhouse for the night with a car park too. Its only a few hundred metres from Friars Avenue (SW) in the memorial clubhouse which is accessed from the Robinhood roundabout on the A3 from 18:30. Don’t forget to bring a compass and headtorch.

Club NIght Tuesday 15th Jan 2013 Wimbledon Train Station

For the first time we will be hitting the hills of Wimbledon to gain the leg strength to get us through the JK and British this year. If you did this Tuesdays Street O then you’ll know Wimbledon has a few good ones.
We will meet outside the main entrance (South Side) of the station at 19:00 and then jog to the start where my car will be parked to stash your kit away.

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