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Discussion: first British title

in: Jethro; Jethro > 2017-05-06

May 6, 2017 10:16 PM # 
Jon X:
I am sure I am not the only one surprised by that - long overdue, congrats on your achievement!!
Suitable celebrations in the Tullie household this evening I imagine...
May 6, 2017 10:30 PM # 
Well done and well deserved
May 7, 2017 7:41 AM # 
To be fair I don't often run at the British as it tends to clash with lambing time. This year was relatively close , it was a good area and lambing has gone well - it would have been a shame not to go. Beer went down well :-)
May 7, 2017 7:52 AM # 
I thought you meant first time you'd won that class trophy at the prize giving! Hope it's the first of many...
May 7, 2017 8:45 AM # 
Great result - well done!
May 7, 2017 9:07 AM # 
Well deserved!
May 7, 2017 10:38 AM # 
Great to see this. So much for "Anyone can beat jethro in April" :)
May 7, 2017 5:08 PM # 
... it was May! ;-)
May 7, 2017 6:02 PM # 
Congratulations! Great result....bit worried about running with yourself and my dad in relay after both your results this weekend!!!
May 7, 2017 6:18 PM # 
Well done Jethro - a very impressive run given the time of year.
May 7, 2017 9:04 PM # 
...having been at the wrong end of plenty of beatings in most of those 50 years I thought maybe this year I could get a wee bit closer. How wrong can you be. Brilliant.
May 7, 2017 9:10 PM # 
Very well done John!
May 7, 2017 10:02 PM # 
May 8, 2017 9:57 AM # 
May 8, 2017 10:24 AM # 
Big Jon:
Great race and great result. The first of many?!
May 8, 2017 12:57 PM # 
Nice one!
May 8, 2017 5:58 PM # 
"My first British title after 50 years of orienteering"...individual title :-). You wouldn't of course forget White Downs and 1976..skittles with beer cans and sitting on a helicopter rotor blade on the London to Edinburgh express. That was maybe the very but hardly of the same calibre!
May 8, 2017 8:19 PM # 
... back in the day when the British Junior Champs was a separate event. I remember it well - I still have the map and results booklet. I was 6th on M17 (out of a class of 75!) behind Nev Myers, David Bradley, Don Hill, Chris Hirst and "Hilary" Beck and EUOC won the team prize with a certain Bruce McDowall(14th) and Roger Coombs (15th)completing the team. We also played conkers on the train with chestnuts we had gathered at the event and the laces out of our running shoes. Memories............... :-)
May 8, 2017 8:23 PM # 
... just been looking at the results again - DonP was 17th, Dixie was 26th, Graham McIntyre was 48th and Gross was 55th!
May 10, 2017 12:00 PM # 
Congratulations John!

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