Fortunately the flood waters that continued to rise throughout the event had relatively little impact on the courses. Though Amble was slightly curtailed it did mean Amblers experienced the long wibbly bridge as well as the spoogly tunnel. Loughton Valley has a few tricks up it's sleeve and all the Run competitors seemed to find the small area of 'real' orienteering challenging and both Trot and Run visited the best (if tiny) bit of open forest in Milton Keynes with it's perfect re-entrant. It's also an area steeped in history including a Roman Villa, Medieval Abbey, the canal and an old railway and not forgetting Milton Keynes Concrete Cows. And remarkably for an MK parks event no road crossings even on the longest course.

Steve Hardy

Next event

If you enjoyed this event then why not come along to our next event on March 7th at Great Linford . Details will be on our events page in the new year.

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Amble 2.50
1Carol Mason40.23
2Alexander Fielding51.10
3Joseph Fielding52.35
4Jo Armes + 370.49
5Wilcox Family81.51
6Jean Sampson85.40
Trot 5.30
1Toby Fisher45.50
2Sasha Fisher47.00
3Pete Priest51.50
4Mal Annerly52.54
5Ian Byrne54.20
6Samuel Fielding60.17
7Lois Matthews62.40
8Manjeet and Scott Rooke63.59
9Ann Virco64.56
10Will and Carrie Gosling68.55
11Ros James78.53
12Lee and Toby Dytrych95.00
Run 7.30
1Mike Jones59.27
2Paul Rushmer59.40
4David Shakespear72.20
5Carys James72.33
6Barry Breed73.35
7Jane Breed74.15
8Darren and Tracy Haseldine74.25
9Geoff Taylor78.11
10Ben Marchant89.20
11David Shakespear72.20 (Missed 2 Controls)
12Geoff Taylor78.11 (Missed 3 Controls)