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 Pyrland: paths galore

Street series

Maprun

Sat 4 Aug 2018

Richard Sansbury has planned four weekly street events within Taunton. You can run the course any time you like during its allotted week. Download a copy of the map & the free app onto a smartphone, then read these notes - and you're ready to go.

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 Beautiful Views

Lakes 5 Days 2018: Day 3

Whinlatter

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Situated in the north west of the Lake District the course area was steep working forest with surrounding areas of open fell. Weather was significantly better than earlier days so much so that waterproof hooded jackets were not required!

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 Angle Tarn

Lakes 5 Days 2018: Day 2

Angle Tarn Pikes

Mon 30 Jul 2018

Day 2 was under threat - event organisers warned of a possible cancellation due to the unexpectedly heavy rainfall and potential for flooded fields for car parking. Fortunately, the event went ahead and competitors enjoyed much improved weather from Day 1.

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 Silver Howe above Grasmere village

Lakes 5 Days 2018: Day 1

Silver How

Sun 29 Jul 2018

After weeks of dry weather it was “waterproofs must be worn/carried by all runners” today. Despite the weather outlook QO entrants were keen to leave the flat fields of Grasmere to tackle the 2.3 km walk (400m of ascent) to the start.

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Viva La France!

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Besides being good at football, our Gallic neighbours can also put on a mean O festival. Just a fortnight ahead of the Lakes 5 Days, Andy Rimes and Rosie Wych enjoyed O France 2018 in Moselle and threw in some cycling and climbing for good measure.

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 Status QO about to get rockin'

Last of the summer relays

Mon 23 Jul 2018

The last relay of the summer series was at the landscaped grounds of Killerton House NT, where QO provided three of the 10 teams competing.

Results, Write-up

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News of members

Far and wide

Sun 22 Jul 2018

Several members have been testing themselves further afield. Andy Rimes and Rosie Wych at O France, Adele Appleby at the World Masters in Denmark, Andrew Page in Ypres, Belgium and John Abbott in a variety of mountain marathons.

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Lakes 5 Days: update

This summer's festival

Sat 21 Jul 2018

A couple dozen of us are making the trip....

Start times have now been published on Fabian 4.

Website

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 Our Three Teams Posing For The Camera 900X675

South West summer relays

2018 review

Thu 19 Jul 2018

QO finished 3rd in the series behind Wessex OC and Sarum OC. There were seven relays held throughout the South West on anything from landscaped school grounds to open moors...

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 Upton House, Upton Country Park

Wessex Relays

Runners-up

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Well done to Steve Robertson, Graham Hartley and Roger Craddock for not only making the long journey to Poole to represent us in Wessex OC's Hardy Relays, but also for finishing runners up!

Results

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