Bristol harbourside and city centre provided a fabulous setting for a weekend of urban races. Entrants came from throughout England and Wales and even from Scandanavia and Italy. Several members made the trip and Andrew Page won his class on both days.
3/4 June & coming soon
A dozen or so QO members and JOG-goers were at a sodden Woodbury Common in Devon on Sunday. Several of those going are also going to the Scottish 6 Days- maybe they were trying to keep in practice and get used to the rain!
The 2017/18 league tables have now been prepared by QO member and Galoppen scorer Spencer Modica. The veterans Bill Vigar and Tony Hext again showed up strongly.
Late May bank holiday
2017's festival will be remembered for a striking variety of terrain, with Day 1 on the dramatic open hill top of Long Mynd, Day 2 in scrappy woodland and a wonderful finale for Day 3 in sumptuous wooded parkland. Eight members made the journey.
In the South West
Hot off the press is the news that the JK for 2021 is confirmed as being destined for the south west. SWOA are asking for potential officials even at this stage in a whole variety of roles. If interested contact SWOA chairperson Christine Vince (email@example.com) by 10 June.
& other news
With the QO banner and club shirts centre stage, more than 100 pupils at Meare Village School near Glastonbury sampled the sport as part of Wednesday's annual global celebration of the sport.
South West Sprint championships
Well done to our four new sprint champions, Richard Sansbury M45, Brian Pearson M55, Mike Crockett M80 and Andrew M12. The race took place at Blandford Forum on Sunday. Every second counted, with Richard winning by 20 seconds, Brian 16s & Mike by 11.
Final league tables
Final league tables have now been calculated for both Elite league & Handicap League The winners and all those who placed (3rd and upwards) will receive a certificate at a presentation ceremony before the AGM after the club champs on 24 June.
Our club chair Roger Craddock looks at recent developments and progress being made within the club in his latest message. Despite not running a summer JOG series this year, it continues to be a very busy season both event wise and behind the scenes
Sussex, Bodmin Moor & urban
Two contrasting areas were on offer on the sunny weekend of 13/14 May, with nine travelling to Sussex for some forest and urban action, and another five tackling some fast open formerly mined terrain just off the A30 in Cornwall