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Who's been where

A lung-bursting long leg towards the end at Whiteford after a series of zig zags round the partially forested dunes & burrows to the rear

Results feed

Check out who's been giving themselves a sneaky headstart before the season gets going! Here is your round up of results and events for September to date, as some of the keenest get back to action after only the shortest of summer breaks.

Sat 14 Sep Read more…

Indoor O

Martin, Jacob and Pete, Bradford Grammar School

Bradford Grammar School

A format that's big in Scandanavia and most obviously of use when there's a whiteout 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)

Results

Wed 21 Aug Read more…

Scottish 6 Days

Annabel, Craig A Barns

Review

The 2019 tournament was enjoyed by many, with fabulous weather, a nice mix of venues and formats and great organisation. For those seeking a flavour of the series, the official website (link) contains video coverage of the action, links to photographs plus Routegadget (here).

Sat 17 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

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Scottish 6 Days

A bi-annual international festival held in late July/ early August on odd numbered years. Its been a favourite with a number of QO members over the years. Its appeal includes discovering a new area of Scotland each time and the quality of terrain and maps.

Sat 10 Aug Read more…

November Classic

Stooping to conquer...Roger C

The attraction is simple: a high quality classic distance event in highly runnable New Forest terrain topped off by wonderful autumn colours. And there's a city race the day before. Link: November Classic website

Fri 19 Jul Read more…

Urban events

Richard flying along at Camborne

April - July 2019

The finale to the Bristol series...Pete Shirvington was 7th of 27 on the Long course. On the Short, Graham Hartley gave the series' top two a run for their money while Phil Sorrell impressed on his urban series debut, finishing 7th of 42.

Results

Final tables

Thu 18 Jul Read more…

Micr-O & more

Micr O at Llangynidr- lots of kites in a small area

in South Wales

A miniature mountain orienteering course was amongst one of the attractions for a trio of QO who made the trip to South Wales and Forest of Dean this weekend for a double-header. Ideal preparation for forthcoming summer tournaments, it was well attended by those seeking a technical challenge.

Sun 14 Jul Read more…

Saunders Mountain Marathon

The Shirvingtons, Day 1 start

Howgills, Lake District

Arising presumably fresh from their overnight camp, the Shirvingtons had a very impressive day 2, climbing 13 places to 47th of 115.

Harterfell Class- Overall results
The Modicas meanwhile climbed one place and clocked up 16.5 hours on the hills.

Kirkfell results

Mon 8 Jul Read more…

Croeso (Welsh 6 Days)

In 2020 it's going to be in Snowdonia...details are gradually becoming available. See the links further below!

Croeso occurs only once every four years, sadly but understandably, given the weight of effort organising an event in relatively remote terrain with limited manpower.

Sun 7 Jul Read more…

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