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Future Events

Sat 31 Aug
Ham Hill (Club Champs & AGM)

Near: Yeovil  more details...

Sat 7 Sep
Broomfield Village Hall (Organising & Safety workshops)

Near: Taunton / Bridgwater  more details...

Sun 15 Sep
Cothelstone Hill & 20 Acre Wood (QOFL 1)

Near: West Bagborough  more details...

Full list of all future events

Indoor O

Martin, Jacob and Pete, Bradford Grammar School

Bradford Grammar School

Guessing this format orginated in Scandanavia - and used when there's a white out in the forests? Pete and Jacob Shirvington and Martin Lewis tried it out during their grand O tour of Yorkshire. Pete reports.

Photos (Wendy Carlyle, Flickr)


Wed 21 Aug Read more…

Four Days of Limburg


Dutch/Belgian tournament

Seasoned O travellers Andy Rimes and Rosie Wych saught out fresh terrain in the Low Countries...and of course the chance to add another souvenir O top to their collections.

Amazingly, the intriguing series of inland dune areas over there might not be used again - Andy and Rosie report.

Tue 20 Aug Read more…

Race the Castles

Pete pausing during the Sheffield City Race

& other urban events

Pete Shirvington took his recent good form from the Bristol urban series with him to the 'Steel City', where he finished 9 / 26 on the veterans course in the Sheffield City Race on Saturday.

Results: Sheffield (Sat) , Lincoln (Sun)

NEW: Martin reports from Wakefield

Sun 18 Aug Read more…


Saturday 31 August

Our Annual General Meeting will take place at the Lord Nelson Inn, Stoke-sub-Hamdon, following the Club Championships (link to event page).

A buffet and prize giving for the Forest League and other competitions will precede the AGM.

Wed 14 Aug Read more…

Organising events

Safety training


By popular demand, we're running both an introductory organiser's course and an event safety course. The venue is Broomfield Village Hall, on Saturday 7 September. To register your interest, please contact Karen Lewis.

Mon 12 Aug Read more…

Urban events

Who reached the control first?

Fast Bucks

The Lewis family ran at the Buckingham event on Sunday 11 August, the latest in the Southern England urban league (SEOUL). Oliver was runner up on his course, in a field of nine. Martin, Issy and Annabelle also went.

Results & photos

Sun 11 Aug Read more…

Startrack Programme

Can just see the B&T College

at Taunton Athletics Club

Each summer,Taunton AC run a week-long programme for those schoolchildren aged 8 to 15 with an interest in athletics. QO were tasked with introducing orienteering to those children on one of those days.

Vikki Page reports.

Sun 11 Aug Read more…