Category: Event Reports

Report from Wissey half marathon Sun 02 Sep 2018

We provided safety cover for this annual event for just over 300 runners. Very hot conditions meant St John Ambulance had several people to deal with as the heat took its toll. Race started on time at 10:30 and final

Report from Samaritans Charity Cycle Ride 13 May 2018

Thank you to the group members that were able to assist at this annual charity cycle event.Although cold the rain held off for the riders that took part. We used the usual aerial arrangements with 10W on 144.650MHz to cover

Report from Sandringham Charity Horse Ride 6th May 2018

Thank you to members of the team that turned out on one of the hottest days of the year so far. We had around 180 riders that managed to complete the multiple distance course. A couple of minor logistics issues

Report from Houghton Charity Horse Ride 15th April 2018

Thank you to members that were able to assist at this event.  We started the day in mist and gradually moved to sunshine with a good number of horse riders taking part. St John Ambulance had a couple of incidents

Report from Sandringham Charity Horse Ride 08Oct2017

Thank you to the members that were able to assist at this ride. The weather proved favourable and there were a record number of 355 riders that took part. The course route meant we managed to provide good coverage using

Report from Wissey half marathon 3rd Sept 2017

The group provided safety radio cover at  this half-marathon for St John Ambulance. Runner numbers were high but all the runners were well prepared and no safety incidents required dealing with. Comms wise we provided a mobile cover on 144.650

Report from EGB Horse Ride Ringstead 17/18 June 2017

Thank you to all the team that were available to assist with communications at this two day event. It turned out to be the hottest weekend of the year so far with temperatures peaking in the PM at  over 30C

Report from Samaritans Charity Cycle Ride 14 May 2017

Thanks to the members that were able to support this event.  We had a good turnout of riders considering the preceding weather (heavy rain). We used the Red Barn watering point as the RF control for this event as this

Report from Sandringham Charity Horse ride Sun 07 May 2017

Thank you to the members that were able to assist at this event. Even though the weather was somewhat cool in a brisk Northerly breeze around 250 riders took part over this popular multi-distance pleasure horse ride. We had a

Report from Houghton Charity Horse Ride 23rd April 2017

Thank you to all the members that were able to assist at this event.  We ran a good net on 2m with coverage easily on 5W from the control location. Just over 200 riders took part on a cool but

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