Dalby Forest MBO

Sorry about the link in the previous article which takes you to the Malham flier. Please find the update flier here Dalby Flier

Please print it and bring it with you on Monday so that you pay the reduced toll charge of £4. We have got 65 pre-entries so please register by Thursday midnight so that Jens prints enough maps. Please let me know if you would be able to collect a few controls afterwards

Dalby Forest blank map now available | Event Monday 29 August

The seventh league of 2016 is in Dalby Forest on Monday 29 August – blank map now available below.

Event Centre
GR 926 813 Adderstone Feld, Dalby Forest, Pickering
Use the forest toll road, 3 miles north of Thornton-le-Dale then  follow the White Rose signs through the forest for 5 miles  Please try to arrive before 12am as orienteers will be leaving FACILITIES Parking, Camping, Registration, refreshments and toilets at the Eborienteers White Rose weekend

REGISTER  11.30 – 12.45
STARTS 12.00 – 13.00

Details #07 – Dalby Flier

2016 Dalby 25000 Working Drawing without Controls 15th August

Some more July Moors Marathon photo’s

Here are a couple more pics from the Moors Marathon courtesy of Adi Gossage and Jill McGee (including the annoyingly hard final climb of the day!)

Please send any others here and I’ll upload asap.

 

 

Moors Marathon Photos

Here are a few photo’s from last weekend’s Moors Marathon. If you have any of your own you’d like to add to the gallery please send them to nymbo.events@gmail.com.

Don’t forget to add any comments about either of last weekends events too!

MOORS MARATHON

Marathon Comments
It was great to see 57 riders setting off in the sunshine on Sunday morning which was twice as many as last year. Everyone seemed to enjoy their rides and the tracks were much drier than they have been all year but the westerly wind was tough to ride against across the moors.
Thanks to the Fox and Rabbit who allowed us to park for free, FC for not charging the permit fee and Jens Strain for drawing an excellent map. Thanks also to Keith Butler at Whitbourne Mugworks for providing the excellent commemorative mugs at an excellent price. I ordered 36 originally and he had 18 more delivered within 24 hours on Friday and has also posted an extra one to Phil Moorhouse, the 55th finisher.
We had decided to change the route after Louven Howe to avoid the muddy bridleway but most riders missed the left turn in Sneaton Forest and took the next left along a forest road which meant they had to find their way out onto the bridleway on the moor. I’ll probably tape it next year. We had also changed the route across the Murk Esk to avoid the slippery ford and the narrow footbridge and steps near Grosmont Church, I hope you didn’t curse me too much on the climb up the road from Esk Valley. I also moved #7 west of Yatts Farm so that C course riders weren’t tempted to use the road – and there was also a convenient fingerpost to attach the control. Unfortunately, a few riders missed it!! I will mark the manned and unmanned controls next year and change the text at the junction north of #7 where the 300m of muddy track confused a few riders. Hopefully, none of the above spoilt anyone’s ride and you’ll be back next year with even more mates!!
The mountain rescue team had to leave the control at Bloworth Crossing to deal with 2 incidents. So I was very grateful that they went back to collect it in afterwards.
We have donated £350 to the Scarborough & Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team who’s Just Giving web page is at http://www.srmrt.org.uk/get-involved/donate/
We also donated £50 to the Northern Congenital Hyperinsulinism Service (NORCHI) in support of Matthew Streets’ fundraising efforts on behalf of his daughter Grace. Their web page is at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Streetsswanborough1
Thanks also to everyone who helped on the day. Barbara at Registration and the control marshals – John Dixon, Jens & Eileen Strain, Michael Brough, Roger Hartley & SRMRT plus Brendon Smurthwaite who collected 6 & 7 when you had all finished.
Hopefully, we will repeat the event next July so I hope you will be riding again and bringing more mates – as well as a few more to NYMBO events in between.
Cheers
Steve Willis
Event Organiser