EMPO Members and Event Attendees-

We had a beautiful day for orienteering (or anything else outdoors). A couple thousand or so chose to do the Freihofer’s Run instead of our O-Meet, but I’m sure all the smart people stayed with us. As the Marines like to say: the Few, the Proud.

The ground was surprisingly drier than anticipated (except on the North end of the network, which is never dry). The vegetation was even thicker than mapped after a Spring with lots of rain. But the map proved to be sufficiently accurate, and the control placements were all good. Everyone finished successfully, and everyone seemed to have a good time, albeit with a few bits of “where am I?” mixed in.

We did manage to achieve a quorum for our annual meeting, so that is now off the checklist for 2017. There will be a formal report eventually, but essentially the current Officers were all re-elected unanimously. Other things will be followed up.

One idea which was discussed and may be tried this Summer is to host a weekday evening event in a more park-like setting, as both a training event and a get-together. Another discussion item was whether to change the Start window for Saturday events, from the current 10-Noon to 11-1 (like we do on Sunday), or a couple of other options. There will be an online poll set up for you to respond so that we get a sense of the membership on this question.

Finally, as previously noted, this is a bumper crop year for ticks. That’s not a reason to avoid going into the woods (you can pick up ticks mowing the lawn, working in your garden), but it is a reason to be careful. Sue and I each picked up one tick today, and Will got one the other day while vetting. So, they are out there, and you should always do a full body check and take a shower afterwards (this can a fun team effort!).

Thanks to all who attended! BIG thanks to Will for vetting-placing-pickup of controls, etc., (plus Eric and Sue for pickup). And, I hope we see all our members again soon.

--Phil H-T

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2017 Five Rivers                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sun 6/4/17 5:24 PM
Split time results
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  Pl Name                          Class                   Time                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Red  (2)                                   5.9 km      16 C 
                                                                   1(31)    2(32)    3(33)    4(34)    5(35)    6(36)    7(37)    8(38)    9(39)   10(40)   11(46)   12(41)   13(42)   14(43)   15(44)   16(45)   Finish                                                                

   1 Frank Boscoe                  M45+                   59:25     3:44     6:20    11:03    13:41    15:41    22:48    28:07    30:46    34:08    36:48    38:23    42:56    44:08    52:54    57:15    58:31    59:25                                                                
     EMPO                                                           3:44     2:36     4:43     2:38     2:00     7:07     5:19     2:39     3:22     2:40     1:35     4:33     1:12     8:46     4:21     1:16     0:53                                                                
   2 Doug Swank                    M45+                 1:15:35     5:15     8:32    13:33    17:26    20:48    29:26    37:08    40:25    44:20    48:08    49:41    55:42    57:01  1:05:02  1:12:36  1:14:36  1:15:35                                                                
     EMPO                                                           5:15     3:17     5:01     3:53     3:22     8:38     7:42     3:17     3:55     3:48     1:33     6:01     1:19     8:01     7:34     2:00     0:58                                                                



White  (2)                                 1.7 km      11 C 
                                                                   1(47)    2(48)    3(49)    4(50)    5(55)    6(40)    7(56)    8(51)    9(52)   10(53)   11(54)   Finish                                                                                                             

   1 Brian Samela&Alexandra Field  Group White            35:54     5:09     7:29     8:25    10:20    12:59    15:20    24:59    28:00    29:40    32:48    35:01    35:54                                                                                                             
     EMPO                                                           5:09     2:20     0:56     1:55     2:39     2:21     9:39     3:01     1:40     3:08     2:13     0:53                                                                                                             
   2 Stacy-Zoe-Max-Ca Kennerly     Group White          1:01:51     8:14    12:18    14:48    21:17    30:50    38:01    46:38    52:06    54:26    57:03  1:00:26  1:01:51                                                                                                             
     EMPO                                                           8:14     4:04     2:30     6:29     9:33     7:11     8:37     5:28     2:20     2:37     3:23     1:24                                                                                                             



Orange  (3)                                3.4 km       8 C 
                                                                   1(57)    2(31)    3(33)    4(35)    5(39)    6(42)    7(44)    8(45)   Finish                                                                                                                                        

   1 Emma Zelenak                  F-18                 1:10:10     6:53     9:44    20:56    25:46    37:16    50:28  1:04:47  1:07:59  1:10:10                                                                                                                                        
     EMPO                                                           6:53     2:51    11:12     4:50    11:30    13:12    14:19     3:12     2:11                                                                                                                                        
   2 Amy & Stefan Bagnato          Group Orange         1:10:50     5:13     7:57    22:23    28:11    40:48    54:40  1:05:02  1:08:26  1:10:50                                                                                                                                        
     EMPO                                                           5:13     2:44    14:26     5:48    12:37    13:52    10:22     3:24     2:24                                                                                                                                        
   3 Russ & Becky Myer             Group Orange         1:35:25    20:25    25:00    42:39    50:00  1:01:24  1:15:38  1:28:37  1:33:11  1:35:24                                                                                                                                        
     None                                                          20:25     4:35    17:39     7:21    11:24    14:14    12:59     4:34     2:13                                                                                                                                        



Green  (4)                                 4.5 km      12 C 
                                                                   1(61)    2(33)    3(40)    4(62)    5(37)    6(38)    7(63)    8(39)    9(41)   10(60)   11(44)   12(45)   Finish                                                                                                    

   1 Andy Chillrud                 Recreational Green   1:10:29     4:21    11:05    16:45    24:12    31:19    44:36    49:57    53:32    59:35  1:03:54  1:07:05  1:09:31  1:10:29                                                                                                    
     EMPO                                                           4:21     6:44     5:40     7:27     7:07    13:17     5:21     3:35     6:03     4:19     3:11     2:26     0:58                                                                                                    
   2 Susan Hawkes-Teeter           F55+                 1:25:09     6:22    15:44    24:20    34:33    45:35    52:37    57:23  1:01:35  1:12:04  1:17:04  1:21:14  1:23:33  1:25:09                                                                                                    
     EMPO                                                           6:22     9:22     8:36    10:13    11:02     7:02     4:46     4:12    10:29     5:00     4:10     2:19     1:36                                                                                                    
   3 Bruce Shenker                 M65+                 1:27:01     4:57    12:45    23:40    33:03    43:05    49:32    53:37    56:42  1:09:27  1:18:18  1:23:29  1:25:53  1:27:01                                                                                                    
     EMPO                                                           4:57     7:48    10:55     9:23    10:02     6:27     4:05     3:05    12:45     8:51     5:11     2:24     1:08                                                                                                    
   4 Eric Hamilton                 M65+                 1:36:07     7:28    15:21    28:56    37:22    49:25    56:58  1:03:01  1:07:04  1:17:32  1:24:54  1:29:47  1:34:19  1:36:07                                                                                                    
     EMPO                                                           7:28     7:53    13:35     8:26    12:03     7:33     6:03     4:03    10:28     7:22     4:53     4:32     1:47