SELOC – Street Orienteering in Lostock and Heaton

Posted on: Friday 1st December 2023

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Lostock AC members took to the streets of Lostock and Heaton to take part in the South East Lancashire Orienteering street league.

Members could select 60 minutes or 75 minutes to follow a map and answer the clues. Members ran between 4 to 6 miles trying to find the controls.

Bev, Janet, Rachel H and Rachel S started well but got confused when finding one of the clues. They lost valuable time trying to work out where they had gone wrong!

Ian B had an impressive run with his family. Karen ran with her friend Katie. Mary had a good run covering 4 miles. 

Other members took the event more seriously. Josie and Matt covered an impressed 6.4 miles, Greg and Mark covered 5.5 miles as did Andy and Ian J. 

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