• Short Summary

    The British team of Jos Naylor and Peter Walkington won the prestigious Karrimor Mountain Marathon two-day orienteering event in Cumbria, U.

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    SV Competitors consult their maps
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    2.
    SV Start as competitors collect instructions from fence
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    3.
    SV PAN Competitors checking their courses against their maps
    0.27

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    CU & SV Japanese and other competitors checking (2 shots)
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    SV Competitor through forest in early morning mist
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    GV ZOOM INTO Competitors wandering across moorland
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    SV PAN Competitor over bridge and across moors
    1.10

    8.
    SV ZOOM OUT AND IN Competitors through fields of farm and past herd of sheep
    1.39

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    LV Competitors run past lake
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    CU Stop-watch at finishing point
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    11.
    CU Winner Jos Naylor across line
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    Initials CL/1833 1300/1600/1855


    SPORT: MOUNTAIN MARATHON

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The British team of Jos Naylor and Peter Walkington won the prestigious Karrimor Mountain Marathon two-day orienteering event in Cumbria, U.K., on Sunday (26 October).

    Naylor and Walkington won the Elite Class, catering exclusively for the most competent and experienced. The Elite course covered nearly 50 miles (80.4 kilometres).

    The field included teams from Switzerland, Finland, Norway, Sweden and a lone Japanese competitor.

    Although the British pair ran out comfortable winners, their victory was a little hollow.

    Because of restrictive travel arrangements the Swedish and Norwegian teams had to miss Sunday's second day.

    The marathon was split into two other classes apart from the Elite.

    The Standard A class was won by another British team, Andrew Phillipson and Howard Forest. Standard B was won by the mixed team of William Gauld and Hilary Smith .. also from Britain.

    Orienteering involves both stamina and a great sense of navigation. Competitors must be competent topographers and reasonable athletes.

    At the start they are given a course with landmarks which represent check-points. Each check-point must be visited and the winner is determined by the lowest aggregate time.

    The sport is fast becoming one of the most popular in the world, and is open to people of all ages and both sexes.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9F14ZZ1K0Z28MQAZ3DH2JE2DG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9F14ZZ1K0Z28MQAZ3DH2JE2DG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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