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Okehampton Running Club Tenth Anniversary

Image: Oke Running Club tenth aniversaryCongratulations to Okehampton Running Club on their tenth anniversary. Formed in February 2009, ORC now has over 100 members of all abilities and all ages who share one thing – a love of running!

Gathering after this Tuesday’s runs, club members enjoyed a celebratory get together at OCRA Pavilion; possibly the only party where the dress code for the majority of attendees included hi-vis vests and jackets. 😄

https://okehamptonrunningclub.com/

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Staffing changes

Image: SWYG 2017 - PHOTO: Sean Hernon/PPAUKWe are saddened to announce the departure of OCRA’s Sport and Recreation Manager, Stuart Lord.

After twenty one years dedicated service, which has seen OCRA grow from a small charitable enterprise to a mainstay within the community, Stuart is leaving OCRA to seek new challenges in sports development.

The staff, Trustees and all those who have participated in OCRA’s activities over the years would like to thank him for his long service and we wish him all the best for the future. Continue reading Staffing changes

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Hannah Worth – Triathlon – January 2019

Triathlon ‘Age-Group’ racing is where you race as an amateur (not in the ‘pro’ category), with people similar in age, with Hannah’s competing in the the 35-39 age group. Following a 2nd Place podium finish at Weymouth Ironman70.3, Hannah qualified for the World Championship final in South Africa in September 2018. With a strong finish time and placing, she was also selected to represented the GBR team at the middle distance European triathlon in Ibiza in October. Continue reading Hannah Worth – Triathlon – January 2019

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News: Thank You from SNAP

Image: SNAP t-shirt SNAP is a social, creative and active club for young people with special needs that is run by recreation charity OCRA.

The group were receiving T Shirts ,music, activity and drama equipment from fundraising by a local group of young people who had come together over the summer as part of a National Citizen Service (NCS) course run by Argyle Community Trust. Continue reading News: Thank You from SNAP

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Join us at Pavilion Café’s Community Christmas Party!

Image: Decorations on a Christmas Tree

~ Festive Fork Buffet
~ Music
~ Relaxed Party Atmosphere

Saturday 15th December 7.30pm – late

A Community Christmas Party for small businesses, groups of friends, local clubs, families, couples and individuals.

Come and celebrate the festive season with other local organisations in a relaxed atmosphere with good food, good music and a licenced bar. Continue reading Join us at Pavilion Café’s Community Christmas Party!

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Walking Football for October – Come Along

Image Walking Football 2018Great to see 10 people at last night walking football session all having a good time

ALL WELCOME – Please come along and promote next week’s session.

Tuesday 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd October.
Okehampton College All-weather pitch
6.30-7.15

Turn up and play or for more info email stuart@ocrasport.org.uk.

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Super Sports Sunday is Festival Finale in Simmons Park

Image: OCRA Super Sports Sunday 2018Over 800 people came to try a variety of sports and activities at OCRA’s annual Super Sports Sunday in Simmons Park (Sunday 22 July).

OCRA, in partnership with Fusion’s Parklands Leisure Centre, with Okehampton Hockey, Cycling and Running clubs, plus Tavyside Badminton, offered more than 20 have-a-go tasters and competitions throughout the day. Continue reading Super Sports Sunday is Festival Finale in Simmons Park