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 Well Done Alex Another Good Run

Thurlbear Woods

A soggy JOG

Sat 24 Nov 2018

What a wet and uninviting day! Even worse for Chris Philip the planner who spent the morning putting out controls in the pouring rain!

Link to photos taken- click here

Spring term fixture list

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 Venice, yesterday

Venice street race

What streets?!

Tue 20 Nov 2018

We're used to events being rained off, but held so soon after the ancient city's worst floods in a decade, it seems amazing this race actually went ahead! Tony Hext celebrated a big birthday in style there.

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 Action from Inside Park, 2012 event

Inside Park

SW League

Sun 18 Nov 2018

A good-sized QO contingent travelled down to Dorset, with those on the long courses getting to run across seemingly every square metre of this woodland based campsite.


2018/19 season planner

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 Missing in action- dibber 987

First dibs

Newcomer finds lost SI card

Sun 18 Nov 2018

Like finding a needle in a, we're not talking about "that" control on your last course. Rather, what happens when those neat little timing chips we attach to our index fingers go missing during competition (and hopefully not into a pile of brashings)

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 Steep ascent to the folly, with the Quantocks behind

Willett Hill JOG

Sun 18 Nov 2018

All courses visited the tower at the top of the hill so everyone had a chance to catch their breath and enjoy the views!

It was good to see people chatting at the end comparing their courses and discussing their route choices.

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 A runner catching up walkers at Willett Hill

JOG's autumn term finale

Thurlbear Woods

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Our junior group meets at Thurlbear on Saturday, with a final opportunity to run locally in 2018 the following Sunday at Great Breach Wood (2 December).

Opportunities for juniors to progress

More about JOG

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join up or renew for 2019

Sun 11 Nov 2018

If you are thinking of joining Quantock Orienteers, now is a good time. Besides gaining membership for the whole of 2019, you get November and December free.

Link to membership page

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 Blakeney Hill, Forest of Dean

South West League

Latest news

Sat 10 Nov 2018

The fourth contest in the 2018/19 series will be in the Forest of Dean in January.

These events are bigger than our QOFLs (Local 'forest' league) but still on a human scale and have toilets and often traders present.

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 Hampton Ridge

New Forest- major event

November Classic

Thu 8 Nov 2018

There was some fast orienteering on the open healthland of Hampton Ridge, just west of the New Forest. The prestigious annual 'Classic' race attracted competitors UK-wide.

QO runners' results

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 Group discussion at Cothelstone Hill

No more After Dark

QOADs league scrapped

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Almost as quickly as it returned, QOADs has gone. A very poorly attended event at Buckland Wood prompted a decision to end our after dark forest events. Roger and Judy Craddock explain below and thank those who have supported the league.

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