Patuxent River Park

Course results can be seen below. Splits are available on both Attackpoint and Winsplits.
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Today started mildly damp and progressed into deluge while 88 Orienteers braved the weather. We had the opportunity to use the Area Five Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Championship courses from the previous day and they surpassed expectations thanks to the Mike and Pam Dvorsky’s course design. We had participants from Southeast Maryland and Virginia Beach in addition to local members and visitors from neighboring clubs. Despite the soggy weather, everyone’s spirits remained high.
In our volunteer powered club, no event of any size or quality can happen without our volunteer team.
Here are some of the folks that made this event possible:
Behind the scenes
– Dave Linthicum developed the base map
-- Mike Newman acquired our permits and insurance.
– Greg Lennon incorporated numerous web page updates and served as Registrar for this event… and all our others within recent memory, too!
– Kathleen Lennon and Sharmagh Yepremian spread word of the event
-- Valerie Myer printed event maps
-- Pam Dvorsky stuffed and sealed event map cases and prepared clue sheets.
Course Setters Pam and Mike Dvorsky designed and set the courses. Months ago, behind the scenes, Mike also helped our scheduling team by suggesting the use of the NJROTC championship courses from the previous day, which he also designed.
For Game Day, Harry Jones and Don Fish helped set up. Harry then managed check in and map issue with three first time volunteers Susan Shoemaker, Gus Larsson and Jen Larsson, sharing his experience for great welcomes and first impressions. Patrick O’Shea kept order along the entrance road for parking and coned off the soggiest areas. As I drove out Sunday evening, I was pleased to see normal, damp grass where we parked. No ruts! Thanks Patrick!
I don’t think he had many customers, but Rob Briber made sure our beginners had instruction available.
Throughout the event, Mike Dvorsky demonstrated LiveLox software and highlighted the capabilities of this service. Mike adds:
"Thanks to all who experimented with Livelox today. You can access the tracks via the Livelox app on your phone by clicking on "Routes" or at or by scanning the QR code printed on your course map. Play around with it and try all the possibilities for display. You can't break anything so click on everything and see what happens. If you didn't run with your cell phone, you can simply upload your track from Garmin Connect, Stava, Polar, Suunto, and others by linking your account to Livelox. We would appreciate your feedback on what you think of using Livelox at QOC events, as well as any comments and recommendations about how to make Livelox a better product. Any and all comments, pro and con, are welcome. Email them to me and I will consolidate and forward them to Matt Smith."
While waiting for a meeting to introduce Orienteering for a potential future venue, Ted Good provided outstanding course reviews with many finishers.
After my unplanned departure with an injured participant, Don Fish stepped forward to take on Meet Director duties. As things wound down, Jody Landers took care of clean up and pack out – we left things as clean or cleaner than we found them.
Thanks to the weather, control pickup volunteers Jonathan Barone, Tom Wells, Ken Walker Jr., Samantha Walker and Howie Weinstein did not have to return to the soggy woods for control pickup. That privilege will go to Mike and Pam Dvorsky, Dave Linthicum, and John Vincent after the bags dry off a bit.
No one would ever really know how they did without our patient score keeper Amy Louden, who served as epunch guru for a second day!
Finally, I offer apologies to everyone on the Brown, Red and Blue courses who were thrown off by a misplaced control # 95 which was inadvertently placed about 40 meters west of its intended position. I hope no one wasted too much time looking for it.
The strength of our club remains its members, and I am always privileged to work with them.
Craig Shelden, Meet Director

White Short

Course Length: 2.3 km

Course Climb: 30 m

Number of Controls: 9

White Long

Course Length: 2.6 km

Course Climb: 30 m

Number of Controls: 10

1Michael Tyson & LucyQOC45:31
2Harry JonesQOC48:39

Yellow Short

Course Length: 3 km

Course Climb: 30 m

Number of Controls: 11

1Claire WinchesterQOC83:37

Yellow Long

Course Length: 3.3 km

Course Climb: 30 m

Number of Controls: 11

1Elina BretonQOC36:43
2Adrian Stowe & CalebPocomoke JROTC79:31
3Susan ShoemakerQOC83:11
4Becky PattersonQOC91:16
5Stephen Pepe & 3rd CouseDVOAMP (23:09)

Orange Short

Course Length: 3.9 km

Course Climb: 100 m

Number of Controls: 12

1Bart Piasecki51:17
2Maggie PrudenQOC91:09
3Matthew Green & JoshQOC92:12
4Patrick O'SheaQOC94:14
5Reiko RagerQOC94:49
6Josh Nichols & Christy & Ian117:30
7Jon NadQOC135:11
8Gus Larsson & JenQOC154:46
9Yechiel Cynamon & DavidQOC179:16
10Daniel Redifer180:44
11Nick ShearmanDNF (33:33)
11Ted GoodQOCDNF (33:37)

Orange Long

Course Length: 5.5 km

Course Climb: 125 m

Number of Controls: 12

1Josh PrucnalQOC91:31
2Matthew FontaineQOC113:38
3Christopher Owens & Benjamin & NathanQOC147:51
4Richard BriggsQOC151:38
5Chris Muni & DevinPocomoke JROTC178:10
6Ed Joseph & Anna MarieQOC198:47
7Giovanni Caruso & LandonPocomoke JROTCDNF (166:56)


Course Length: 3.6 km

Course Climb: 115 m

Number of Controls: 8

1Valerie MeyerQOC76:54
2Amy LoudenQOC150:42
3Suzanne IzzoQOC221:29


Course Length: 4.8 km

Course Climb: 170 m

Number of Controls: 12

1Nadim AhmedQOC75:57
2Neal AttfieldQOC83:21
3Robert BriberQOC94:58
4Jonathan BaroneQOC96:20
5Joseph PastelQOC96:56
6Lexie BrownQOC102:36
7James FotouhiQOC106:19
8Michal JarnikQOC107:09
9David RagerQOC107:11
10John LandersQOC120:10
11Mary SnieckusQOC126:38
12Franklin FishQOC135:59
13Chanvicheka OukQOCDNF (114:22)
13Chris FultonQOCMP (100:40)
13Monica Zaricor & RachelQOCMP (170:55)
13Stephen Pepe & 2nd courseDVOANC (52:52)


Course Length: 6.6 km

Course Climb: 180 m

Number of Controls: 17

1Glenn PastelQOC75:41
2Peggy DickisonOK91:32
3Zach ShurowQOC92:42
4Tom NolanQOC93:03
5John MillerQOC93:59
6Adelaide NolanQOC96:24
7Samantha WalkerQOC105:09
8Greg PalardyQOC105:57
9Jody LandersQOC120:55
10Casey MotonQOC142:47
11John OrganekQOC144:15
12Thomas O'DonnellQOC144:41
13David LevineQOC159:02
14Dagmar MerkovaQOC159:10
15Steve CampQOC204:08
16Sydney DixonQOCDNF (71:39)
16Tom WellsQOCDNF (86:57)


Course Length: 8.3 km

Course Climb: 195 m

Number of Controls: 18

1Ken WalkerCSU75:36
2Alex AzarovQOC78:10
3Will HubschQOC80:54
4Justin BrownQOC136:54
5Charles CarrickQOC151:31
6Lydia AndrewsQOC203:25
7Keg GoodQOC227:02


Course Length: 10.1 km

Course Climb: 195 m

Number of Controls: 17

1Stephen PepeDVOA96:09
2Michael DickeyQOC116:31
3Jared SilkQOC132:14
4Jon TorranceQOC137:45
5Howie WeinsteinQOC140:23
6Matt SmithQOCDNF
6David PrudenQOCDNF (127:31)
6Jeff Radgowski & AmyDNF (163:03)

Abbreviations: DNF = did not finish, MP = mispunch, NC = non-competitive (usually 2nd course or course setter/vetter), OT = overtime (more than 3 hours or returned after course closing time).