Run or walk, compete against yourself or others, or just for a family day out. The bush series caters for all in the great outdoors. (April-Nov)
Run, walk or push a pram to a 45 minute time limit. How many points can you get? (Oct-Mar)
Preparation for the Bush. Try out bush style orienteering in local parks before stepping out into the bush. Also includes a night event for the adventurous. (Feb-April)
Grab your mountain bike and ride around bush tracks in either a street style event, bush style event or a combination of the two. (Oct-Mar)




Cue the music – hopefully you now have that song running through your head.

This will be a long one so I’ve put in a 'read more' link to the full article. So go ahead and click

So between Sat 23rd Sept and 1st Oct 2017 a lot of club members descended on Bathurst and surrounds to compete in the Australian Championships carnival and we did quite well
Full Results can be found at http://onsw.asn.au/ozchamps2017/results but i’m going to highlight our top 3’s (or our GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE medal winners)

Also have a look at routegadget on the above link too – if only to see the maps that were being run on.

Australian Sprint Championships - Charles Stuart University Campus Bathurst

W12A 1st Erika Enderby
M16A 3rd Alvin Craig
M21A 2nd Daniel Orr
W21A 3rd Tamara Orr
W21AS 1st Kate Morris
M35AS 2nd Shane Jenkins
W45A 2nd Jennifer Enderby
W45AS 2nd Sharon Burgess
MopenB 1st William Thompson
WopenB 2nd Cassandra Thompson

Australian Middle Distance Championships – Hillend

W12A 1st Erika Enderby
M21A 3rd Daniel Orr
W21A 2nd Tamara Orr
M35AS 3rd Shane Jenkins
W45A 1st Jennifer Enderby
W45AS 1st Maria Orr
M55A 3rd Bjorn Mella
W55A 3rd Carolyn Matthews
W65AS 1st Carolyn Rigby
MopenB 1st William Thompson

Australian Long Distance Championships – Hillend

W12A 1st Erika Enderby
W14A 2nd Mikayla Enderby
M35A 1st Stephen Craig
M35AS 1st Shane Jenkins
M40A 1st Damien Enderby
W45A 1st Jennifer Enderby
W45AS 2nd Maria Orr
W55A 2nd Gayle Quantock
M65AS 2nd Russell Rigby
W65AS 3rd Carolyn Rigby
MopenB 2nd William Thompson
WopenB 1st Cassandra Thompson

Australian Relay Championships – Hillend

M/W12 2nd Erika Enderby
M16A 2nd Alvin Craig
W21AS 1st Claire Burgess
W21AS 3rd Kate Morris
W35A 1st Jennifer Enderby
M35A 1st Stephen Craig/Robbie Preston
M45A 3rd Scott Simpson/Shane Trotter
W45A 3rd Gayle Quantock/Carolyn Matthews
M55A 2nd Geoff Todkill
M55A 3rd Robert Vincent/Bjorn Mella
WopenB 3rd Cassandra Thompson
MopenB 2nd William Thompson/Shane Jenkins
Mixed 2nd Joshua Roberts/Malcolm Roberts

The Australian Schools Championships was also run mid-week with public events for everyone else making up the Bathurst 3 day event. I’m just going to look at the schools results

Australian Schools Long Championships

Senior Girls 7th Claire Burgess
Junior Boys 1st Alvin Craig, 28th Oscar Mella
Junior Girls 19th Mikayla Enderby

Australian Schools Sprint Championships

Senior Girls 15th Claire Burgess
Junior Boys 2nd Alvin Craig, 21st Oscar Mella
Junior Girls 23rd Mikayla Enderby

Australian Schools Relay Championships

Senior Girls 8th Claire Burgess
Junior Boys 2nd Alvin Craig, 8th Oscar Mella
Junior Girls 9th Mikayla Enderby

Congratulations to our Schools team representatives

Now do you still have Queen running through your head? Well the Long Championships was also the Australian Champion Club Trophy Event (which is usually held at Easter - For more information and previous winners check http://onsw.asn.au/australian-champion-club) and this year we won it for the first time, and the fourth time for a NSW club. So we really are the champions!

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