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AA May 2017

Aire Affairs Copy Date

Mon 1 May

The copy date for the next issue of Aire Affairs is Thursday, 25th May. Please send your event articles, holiday news etc to the Editor, Wendy Carlyle.


Coaching for adult and experienced junior orienteers

Come and try it!

Mon 1 May

Never been coached before? Want to try out a couple of exercises that might help you at your next event? 'Come and try it' at the following events - no cost, no sign up, just turn up and David Alcock, one of our club coaches, will show you what to do.

6.15-7.00pm at Ilkley Riverside Park Spring Sprint League event on Tuesday 2nd May

6.15-7.00pm at Danefield Spring Sprint League event on Tuesday 16th May

12.30-1.15pm at Bradford Grammar School - park/urban coaching - in between the Chasing Sprint events on Sat 8th July

Then watch this space for announcements regarding the club coaching weekend in the South East Lake District, which will take place 4-5 November 2017.

For more information, contact David: secretary@aire.org.uk


Lindsey King

Notable AIRE performances at JK2017!

Wed 26 Apr

A merry band of Airienteers headed south east for JK2017 at the Easter weekend. The sun shone on four days of varied terrain. Heritage Tractors and a pink Friesian cow figured as spectator controls!

Read more…


Bramley Fall 150920

AIRE Spring Sprint League 2017

Wednesday or Tuesday evenings. Starts 6.30-7.15. Courses close at 8.00

Tue 11 Apr

6 evenings, 3 courses - Sprint, Orange and Yellow courses.

Sprint results go into the AIRE Summer Sprint League 2017.

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Yorkshire Champions

Aire Champions from Stoney Moor on 9th April

Mon 10 Apr

Yorkshire Championships Results

Congratulations to:- M21 David Murgatroyd; M55 David Williams; M60 Howard Sawyer; W40 Natasha Conway.


Helping on Download

Revised Helper Teams

Wed 5 Apr

Old and new members alike please check out the revised helper team list

and make a note in diaries/on calendars when your team is in action!

Aire Helper Teams April 2017


Beckett Park

Beckett Park 25th March

Mon 27 Mar

Top organisation and courses.
Beautiful weather (Liz you have the magic touch).
Excellent junior and coaching opportunities.
Rather too few kids, but good practice for the summer leagues.
Tremendous support from many AIRE volunteers - thank you all very much.


March AA

Aire Affairs March issue out now!

Wed 22 Mar

It's a bumper edition with Airienteer interviews; event and training reports and information on upcoming events. From now on Aire Affairs will be e-mailed to all members as well as uploaded here to the website. Contributions always welcome!

Aire Affairs March 2017


Natasha Finishing At Cringle Moor

Compass Sport Cup Round, Cringle Moor

Mon 13 Mar

On Sunday we were 2nd in our heat, just pipped by CLOK. At the end of the day it came down to a difference of only 23 points out of over 2400. I think sheer weight of numbers for CLOK on their home territory counted for a lot but we also had 3 or 4 mispunches that might have closed that gap. A big thanks to all of you who represented the club. If you didn't manage to give me the entry fee on the day can you please transfer it direct to the club bank account (£10).

Club Captain Pete Jones

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Ilkley Moor: long legs and mud

Mon 6 Mar

Sunday presented a few challenges: lunchtime drizzle=mud; route to the far start long and complex.

But not as long and complex as the courses.
AIRE runners who overcame all this were led by club sec David Alcock (1st Brown) and Jack Cooper (2nd Blue).
Over 30 AIRE helpers made the event possible - many thanks to all of you.

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