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 Collingbourne Woods

South West League 2018/19

Next season

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Next season's Galoppen calendar is gradually taking shape- see what lies in store for you. Venues vary from runnable forest, open hillside, moorland and mixed New Forest terrain.

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 Post run analysis- left to right, Angela with Chris H & Liz P

Buddy scheme

Take our survey now

Sun 8 Apr 2018

Click here to take the survey

The club has developed a scheme designed to help and encourage those looking to improve and / or gain confidence. But for it to work properly, we need more potential matches. All welcome regardless of age or experience.

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 Adele A finishing, Day 2 at Brereton

JK 2018

West Midlands

Sun 8 Apr 2018

A dozen or so QO members ran at the Easter weekend tournament (the Jan Kjellstrom International Festival of Orienteering), this year held in the Midlands/ Staffordshire.

NEW: Sat 7th- extra reports added

Overall results: as a document / index form

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 Sue Hateley at the Scottish 6 Days, 2013

Sue Hateley

Funeral arrangements

Sat 7 Apr 2018

Together with her late husband Roger, Devon OC's Sue was a regular at our forest league events over the years. She died suddenly on 16 March.

Her funeral is at the crematorium at Barnstaple at 14.20 on 13 April. Family flowers only.

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South West summer relays

2018 programme

Thu 5 Apr 2018

Finally QO play host to a summer relay, to be held in the Quantocks in June. As usual, there are six other relays to look forward to, held throughout the South West in anything from landscaped school grounds to open moors.

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 Tricky controls halfway round Blue at Fernworthy (Jeff's route shown)

pre-JK action

Dartmoor, Bath & Lyneham

Sun 25 Mar 2018

Several members booked themselves in for a spa treatment this weekend... Bath Spa University was the venue for some fast-paced orienteering action on Saturday. Then on Sunday, lucky members who made the trip to Dartmoor's Fernworthy Forest were treated to some glorious early spring weather

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New members

A warm welcome to...

Fri 23 Mar 2018

...Ben Loudon of Bridport, possibly our most south-easterly member. We met Ben at our Ham Hill event last month, when he braved the wind and rain on one of our most technical areas to finish a respectable 4th on the Orange course.

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JOG awards & MapRun

Score challenge then social

Fri 23 Mar 2018

Twenty five members, some with headtorches others hoping to get back by nightfall, took part in part in our latest course with 'invisible controls'. Afterwards, excellent achievements during the JOG season just gone were recognised with awards presented by our club president.

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Club nights: reviews

Spring 2018

Thu 22 Mar 2018

The Sport England funded project ran for eight weeks from Taunton's COACH building. The proejct covered a variety of training courses, workshops talks plus an experiment with courses with GPS-enabled courses on neighbouring terrain.

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JOG review

Spring term 2018

Thu 22 Mar 2018

A list of all the Saturday JOG sessions just gone, with links to the reviews and photographs for each event

More about JOG

Our juniors

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