Claro Weekly News

Claro top 10s

Claro runners and riders were in action over the weekend. The following Top 10’s were achieved. At Thirsk , Matthew Rochester was 10th in Men Open, Allen Barnes was second in Mens Hyper Vet, Elizabeth Rochester was 9th on course G . The next day at Wass Matthew Rochester won the M18L class ( he was also last but you have to be in it to win it) . Will Drewe was 2nd on M35S, David Day was 7th on M70L, Allen Barnes was 5th on M75L, Liz Drewe was 2nd on M35L, Ruth Ker was 3rd on M50L, Liz Potterton was 9th on W60L, Jackie Barnes 9th on W70L.

On Saturday Adrian Parker was 3rd M40 and 11th Overall and David Day 1st M70 at the NYMBO event at Cropton. On the previous Wednesday in Ripon, Allen Barnes was 6th in the BAOC 60 minute score and David Day 7th ( thanks to David Day for this information)

Coming up

If you are aware of any events I have missed please drop me an e-mail at

If you are aware of any events I have missed please drop me an e-mail at

British Mixed Sprint Relays

NATO are organising 2 events on the 9th and 10th June in Morpeth details are here. The first event is on Saturday afternoon and is the British mixed sprint relay. We already have one team and we would like a few more, teams are of 3 people and must have at least one man and one woman. If you are interested please can you e-mail Ruth so she can collate teams. As agreed at the latest committee meeting the club will contribute to the entry fee.

Woodthorpe BAOC event.

I have received the following plea from Phil Batts at BAOC.
Dave Riches has agreed to put on the cancelled event ( due to snow) at Woodthorpe in York on the 16th of May. He is doing this completely by himself and would welcome some help in running the start and collecting in controls.

Are you able to help him out, please? I am teaching that week at Longmoor so cannot help him myself, details are on the BAOC site here

Open Adventure

It is not run under BOF rules but it is clearly Map reading, Team Parker have been out competing in the Open 5 race series over winter, this is a series of 5 hour score races on foot and bike. Adrian and Luke finished 2nd in the male pairs, Nathan was 8th in Male singles and Jo Anderson and Jemima were 4th in the female pairs.

Pictures courtesy of Open5 facebook page, Luke still looks fresh despite having to push his dad up the hills.



Kendal Mountain Film Festival

Some of you may recall the event that was cancelled due to the snow, this has now been rearranged for Thursday 17th May at Ashville school details are here.