27th come in 1st at Costessey Hike 2015

27th come in 1st at Costessey Hike 2015

The annual Costessey Hike, run by 27th Norwich Scout Group for groups from around the area, took place this year on Saturday 28th February.

Teams made up of a mixture Cubs & Scouts from each of the groups taking part enter the competition to complete the 5 mile hike around the village, using their navigational, leadership and team working skills to complete the 6 challenges dotted around the route.

Along with three teams from the 27th there were also two teams from 1st Horsford, three from 16th Norwich in Old Costessey and two teams made up of Cubs & Scouts from the 1st & 2nd Hellesdon groups.

As you can see from the results table below, team 1A from 27th Norwich were the clear winners with 600 points out of a possible 700, with the runners-up being a whole 37 points behind at 563 and 3rd place being just 13 points lower than that with 550.

Team Group Points Position
1A 27th Norwich 600 1
2A 1st Horsford 563 2
3A 27th Norwich 550 3
1C 27th Norwich 540 4
5C 16th Norwich 477 5
6C Hellesdon 448 6
2C 1st Horsford 435 7
4A 16th Norwich 412 8
4C 16th Norwich 379 9
6A Hellesdon 377 10

For a full, printable list of the results, including a breakdown of each base score for all teams, take a look at the Costessey Hike 2015 Results PDF.

A huge well done to all of the teams who took part who all did your groups and yourselves proud. A special mention also must go to David Stansbury who, along with his team of volunteers from the scout district, groups and Northern Norwich Scout Active Support Unit ensured the event ran more smoothly than ever before with smiling faces all round at the end of the night.

2nd March 2015     Cubs, Events, News, Scouts

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