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Future Events

Sat 28 Dec
Fyne Court (Christmas Novelty)

Near: Kingston St Mary  more details...

Thu 2 Jan
Cheddar (MapRun 3)

Near: Cheddar  more details...

Sun 26 Jan
Lydeard Hill & Aisholt Common (QOFL 4)

Near: Taunton  more details...

Full list of all future events

MapRun street series

Maprun Wellington

Tonight: Taunton

Our 2019/20 series continues at Galmington, a suburb of Taunton today (Thursday 5 December).

Please download your chosen course (Long or Short) onto the app. Look for "Comeytrowe v1.3".

NEW: directions to pub afterwards advised- see event page. Avoid the town centre- it's likely to be busy.

Wed 4 Dec Read more…

JOG planners course

Ollie and Sheila tackling Steve's exercises

Steve Robertson provided a two-evening course for 10 new planners for JOG activities using the excellent facilities at Taunton School.

Steve (assisted by Roger and Judy Craddock) outlined the guidelines for the Hare, Squirrel, Badger courses and discussed various training options for the Fox challenges for QO members.

Photos (Dropbox)

Wed 4 Dec Read more…

Southern Champs Weekend

Annabelle, 5th of 18 at  Mallards Pike

Forest of Dean

Pete Shirvington had the run of his life on the Middle event, finishing a very close 2nd to Pete Ward, who was M45 Southern Champ in 2016.

Competitor reports further below.

Results: Middle - Night - Long

Tue 3 Dec Read more…

Ash Priors JOG

Mulled wine supplied by Father Christmas

With all this booze being consumed we'll get mistaken for our distant cousins, hashers...

Finishers at Ash Priors were treated to some mulled wine (and it's not even December), while the planner apparently spilled a glass of red over the map! Judy Craddock reports...

Photos (Dropbox) & Video footage (below).

Mon 2 Dec Read more…

What's this?

Sue Made JOG's wonderful mascot

New arrival at JOG

The Toomers and Macphersons presented QO with a new mascot, made by Sue.

Elven in appearance, he could almost have emerged from the woods. He's already invested in some QO merchandise too- check out the detail on Sue's stitchwork.

Mon 2 Dec Read more…

Forest League 2019/20

Toughing it out on the trail, Staple Hill QOFL5, April 2019

Halfway point in season

After the back-to-back outings to St Audries and Ashclyst Forest, our league season is now halfway through. The next race is back on the Quantocks on Sunday 26 January, using the open hilltop and steep coombe sides of Lydeard and Middle Hills.

League after 2 events

NEW: Handicap after 2 events

Sat 30 Nov Read more…

Club clothing

Neil and Jana model the QO top

Wear your club colours with pride in the forest with a club top, only £16 for children and £20 for adult.

Before and after your run, be seen in your club soft shell jacket, available in bottle green or black. Available now at a subsidised price.

Mon 25 Nov Read more…