The Welsh 5 Days in the South
Several QO members travelled up to North Yorkshire for the 50th anniversary JK. Starting with an urban race at Leeds University, the action continued with two classic distance events at Wass Forest and Kilnsey Moor. The weekend closed with the relays at Storthes Hall.
Fernworthy Reservoir, Dartmoor
With 30 members present, this mass late summertime migration of QO members to Fernworthy was one of the most impressive of recent times, even counting or various Compass Sport Trophy outings. Andrew Page provided the following write-up...
by Brian Pearson, 2015
After a five year rest I returned to the mountain marathon scene to introduce my 16 year old son Matt to the pleasure and pain of these adventure races across the highest, most remote areas on offer.
The late May bank holiday has three classic distance courses on consecutive days and a laid-back family-friendly atmosphere. This page lists QO members who previously attended the festival prior to 2017 and how they got on.
Four podium positions
Some of our best runners excelled in the sprint and middle distance races. Though having bagged some glory (they were both runners up in Middle distance) on the Saturday, Andy Rimes and Rosie Wych understandably eased up a bit for the Long course the next day!
By Bill Vigar
Evergreen Bill Vigar and Sue Gard had a torrid time returning from the JK 2015 in the Lake District...
It does have a few similarities with the Orienteering version of a Relay, but the rules are rather different
A glorious Easter weekend with mostly dry weather, but with the exception of the Sprint Race at Lancaster University on Good Friday, an awful lot of crags, boulders and tightly packed contours
Relays at Cannop Ponds, Forest of Dean
Half a dozen club members got to rub shoulders with the crème de la crème at this major event. Jeff Pakes did a write up focussing on the relays on the Sunday...