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Alternative orienteering activities

Thu 23 Apr

Whilst all orienteering fixtures have been suspended for the foreseeable future (see separate news item), you may want to try these ideas... (click read more)

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Juniors Compass Sport Cup report

Mon 6 Apr

We may not be able to go to any orienteering events at the moment 🙁 However, I thought you would like to see some of our juniors sporting their new AIRE tops to cheer you up.....

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Intro Series

Saturday Introductory Series

First 3 Events Cancelled due to Coronavirus

Sat 15 Feb

The club are organising a series of 6 events this year specifically designed for newcomers of any age. The events will take place in a regular slot of the last Saturday of each month (except July & August) Start times 1:00-2:30. Club members and coaches will be on hand to help beginners get started and relative newcomers improve. We will generally offer 4 courses and you can do more than one course on the day.

Entry is free for all. Further details will appear closer to the event date on our events page. In the meantime our flier outlines the dates and venues.

Saturday Series Flier


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Junior Coaching

Middleton Woods Ilkley

Mon 18 Nov

Mud and rain didn’t stop 7 juniors and parents having fun orienteering in Middleton Woods Ilkley this month! In the coaching session we practised planning routes from one control to another, matching map symbols to names and finished with the popular peg relay race and biscuits...... cont.

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Junior Local Events

A series of 4 Events for Juniors/Families and Beginners.

Thu 2 May

Aire is hosting a series of 4 events designed specifically by JDO Simon Martland for Juniors on Saturday afternoons. Each event will have a series of easy courses for the Juniors/Families and a Challenge course for more experienced orienteers. The events are being held between 1:00 and 3:30 on 11th May at Hudson Park, Wetherby:18th May at Nunroyd Park, Guiseley: 8th June at Bowling Park, Bradford and 22nd June at Riverside Gardens Ilkley.

Flyer Saturday Junior Events

More details are on the Events page.



Lindsey King

AIRE Junior Coaching

Spring 2019

Thu 28 Feb

Once a month from next week:

Sunday 10th February 10am to 11.30am Chevin Forest Park, Otley LS21 3DD

Sunday 3rd March 9.30am to 10.45am Ilkley Moor start at Craiglands Road LS29 8RH

Saturday 13th April 2pm to 4.30am Bodington Sports Ground Lawnswood Leeds LS16 8NA

This coaching is for junior members of Airienteers or members families and pupils who have tried orienteering at school with our junior development officer. Claro members and friends of Airienteers are welcome if places are available.

When you reserve a place further details will be sent to you by email including what to wear, what to bring where to meet etc.

Free of charge (unless a café mentioned!) but booking ideal so I can arrange enough maps and coaches. Please email lindseyking49@hotmail.co.uk

Parents are encouraged to stay and join in with younger children.

Lindsey King - Coach


Adel & Meanwood Magic!

Tue 8 Jan

Great turnout on Sunday, thanks to all the helpers for making the event run smoothly on a beautiful Winter day, Results, routegadget etc.

Well done juniors for these great results!

Douglas Tiffany 2nd on light green

Tom Threlfall 1st on Orange

Jack Beevers 1st on yellow

Charlie Alcock 5th on yellow

Louise Parkinson 12th on yellow

Kate Parkinson and Mum 3rd on white

Clara Griffiths 15th on white

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Club Coniston

Club weekend in Coniston

Mon 3 Dec

Picture of some of the AIRE members who attended a recent club weekend in Coniston. After practising contours and simplification at Dale Park on Saturday we braved the torrential rain to put skills into practice at Holme Fell on Sunday. A challenging photo 'O' game c/o the Parkers kept us occupied during the evening. Thanks Dave Alcock for organising a great weekend!


BOF Awards

Mon 26 Nov

The following awards have been made by British Orienteering:

8th July 2018 - Brent Hill - Racing Challenge Award: Silver 5 stars

18th July 2018 - Charlotte Willis - Racing Challenge Award: Bronze 5 stars and Navigation Challenge 5 stars

30th August 2018 - Jack Beavers - Racing Challenge Award: Bronze 2 stars and Silver 2 stars

19th November 2018 - Sarah Rowell - Racing Challenge Award: Silver 5 stars

19th November 2018 - Liz Davies - Racing Challenge Award: Bronze 4 stars and Navigation Challenge 4 stars

19th November 2018 - Louise Parkinson - Navigation Challenge Award 2 stars

December

Navigation Challenge - Catriona Purdy - 5 stars
Racing Challenge - Jack Beavers - Gold Award: 2 stars
Navigation Challenge - Pamela Stuart - 4 stars

Well done to all

Ian Marshall


Laura K Gbr 6Th

Laura 6th at JEC in Switzerland

Wed 17 Oct

Running the last leg in the sprint relay for GBR at the Junior European Champs, Laura pulled the team up from tenth to sixth and onto the podium.

Well done Laura. More details here.


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