Orienteers sprint through Riverdale

Fifty-eight orienteers came out for the first day of the Golden Aspen Orienteering Festival on Wednesday.

Fifty-eight orienteers came out for the first day of the Golden Aspen Orienteering Festival on Wednesday.

Four sprint distance courses were offered on the new version of the Riverdale/Waterfront map.

Dahria Beatty, Pippa McNeil, Juri Peepre and Brent Langbakk were the top finishers on each course.

The festival continues with more events on Saturday and Sunday — information available at www.yukonorienteering.ca

Results:

Course 1 — 1.39 kilometres,

0-metre climb

1st Dahria Beatty, 8:03

2nd Trevor Bray, 12:20

3rd Kerstin Burnett, 12:53

4th Shari Worsfold, Landon

Worsfold, 15:17

5th Sean Balsillie, Lester

Balsillie, 21:30

6th Caelen Mclean, 21:54

7th Ritsuko Taguchi, 22:18

8th Bron Kenny, Mary

Hamilton, 36:43

9th Shea Hoffman, 44:05

10th Jim Toner, Finn Toner, Gen Grant and Cathy Billie, Matisse, Benji Robertson, 47:12

Course 2 — 1.94 kilometre, 0-metre climb

1st Pippa McNeil, 15:40

2nd Marsha Pearson, 22:30

3rd Lars Fossum, 23:23

4th Gerry Whitley, 23:30

5th Deb Kiemele, 24:02

6th Nesta Leduc, 24:05

7th Aileen McKorkell, 27:40

8th Ron Pearson, 37:12

9th Adam Scheck, Casey McLaughlin, 50:00

Course 3 — 2.16 kilometre,

0-metre climb

1st Juri Peepre, 14:31

2nd Barbara Scheck, 17:51

3rd Phil Hoffman, 18:45

4th Jim Hawkings, 20:48

5th Bruce McLean, 22:02

6th Miko Miyahara, 22:40

7th Wendy Sharp,

Kate Sharp, 22:45

8th Dave Sharp, Taylor Sharp,

23:45

9th Charlie Roots, 24:00

10th Karen McKenna, 24:47

11th Violet van Hees, 24:55

12th Scott Gilbert, 25:22

13th Ian Flood, 25:45

14th Wendy Nixon, 28:30

Course 4 — 2.75 kilometre,

0-metre climb

1st Brent Langbakk, 16:01

2nd Forest Pearson, 16:50

3rd Colin Abbott, 17:56

4th Pam James, 18:40

5th Sky Pearson, 18:57

6th Lee Hawkings, 19:45

7th Ryan Kelly, 19:54

8th Joe Bradley, 25:55

9th Michael Abbott, 30:26

10th Sara Nielsen, 31:20