Weekend 4/5 February
The Forest of Dean again played host to a top quality event and a few QO members on Sunday, this time it was a middle distance race at New Beechenhurst. The previous day at JOG, several seniors in attendance had a go at the map memory exercise with Spencer Modica excelling.
A divine right to win?
After training well at our JOG at Culm Davy, a happy hunting ground for him previously, Devon's Patrick Devine-Wright went on to record the fastest time at the Devon League event the next day. A round up of the action from the weekend of January 28/29th
(Well sort of!)
Enjoy a weekend of orienteering in the hinterland of the beautiful Culm Valley. After our day and evening outings at Culm Davy, head 20 miles downstream alongside the Culm Valley on Sunday morning and you'll find a Devon league event at Ashclyst Forest.
SW league (7 of 9), Forest of Dean
The North Gloucester club NGOC's Gallopen was held on Sunday was at Danby Lodge in the Forest of Dean and several club members attended. The icy ground minimised the impact of the mud and the wild hogs, which are churning up parts of the forest. Tom Hasler reports.
14 & 15 January 2017
Tom Hasler has produced a roundup of the events this week, featuring the junior and night event double-header at Staple Hill and the Galoppen in the Forest of Dean. It's part of the OINFO email / Yahoo Group circular which Gavin Clegg used to edit before he left us recently.
Gearing up for next season's curtain raiser
Despite attracting entrants from faraway Finland and France in 2016, frustratingly we could only muster a dozen from QO. Not to mention the helpers remaining largely the same year on year. Co-organiser Rosie Wych issues a plea for a greater club presence at this year's autumn showpiece...
praise for team behind prestigious events
Lt Col Kev Fitchett has thanked and praised the club for putting on the Quantock Weekend of Orienteering three weeks ago. In a letter to Roger Craddock and the members of QO, he recognised the team effort required to put on a 'high level civilian event'.
Pictured are the delightfully quirky trophies we award for the winner of each colour-coded league. These are for the elite league, not the handicap league.
With his trusty headtorch, Elliot Smith quite literally shone at QO's Weekend of Orienteering at Ramscombe winning the Southern Nights championship on the Saturday evening.
Round-up Sat 19th & Sun 20th November
A muddy Kings Cliff plays host to a junior and nights double-header. Meanwhile the Page family continue their tour of southern England's shires and spires for the Oxford City race, where Andrew chases a podium place in the Southern urban league...