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A leg traversing open hill top on the Short Green, I mean Orange course, Leckhampton,

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Another North Gloucester event, another steep sloped hill! At least the Lewises had good training for the Wrekin at Springtime in Shropshire by venturing up to Leckhampton on Saturday (11 May).

Read Karen's entertaining write up below.


Thu 9 May Read more…

Spring into action

Where we going next?

Where next?

Though we only have one more event left this season (at Blackborough on Sat 18 May), there's still lots of action over the next two months, listed below.

These include events very nearby in Devon, on the Mendips and also Dorset.

Sat 4 May Read more…

Swansea Bay Weekend

Midsummer on Gower

Low key but technical!

A gem of a summer festival, hosted by another small club Swansea Bay OC.

What areas Swansea Bay boast. Fiendish dunes test the technical skills but relaxing on the wonderful beaches adjacent is a just reward for your efforts.

Sat 27 Apr Read more…

JK 2019

the Finish strait glimpsed through the trees

Easter Weekend

About 20 QO runners took part in this vibrant international competition in glorious weather. Provisional results have now been released.

JK 2019 website

*Contributions (reports or comments) welcomed!*

Thu 25 Apr Read more…

The JK

The JK

Easter weekends

The Jan Kjellstrom International Festival of Orienteering (or the JK for short) is held every year somewhere in the UK over the long Easter weekend. It has proved popular with a nucleus of QO members over the years and some have had a great deal of success in it.

Wed 24 Apr Read more…

Springtime in Shropshire

The Shropshire springy kites with their string course!

Late May Bank Holiday

This relaxed three-day festival is held on the late May bank holiday biannually, and in odd numbered years only. It has a pleasant holiday atmosphere.

Link: Event website

Thu 18 Apr Read more…

Events round up

Cleeve Hill - old quarries ideal for placing controls

Weekend of 13/14 April

Fore! The day before our Staple Hill event (Saturday 13) was a chance to run on Cleeve Hill on the Cotswolds, where runners weaved around the fairways during a golf competition being held at the same time.


Tue 16 Apr Read more…

JK 2019

Jk2019 Logo

Easter weekend

This year's international festival of orienteering is being held relatively close by (Aldershot area).

Good luck to all eighteen people going!

Relays: see separate news item.

JK 2019 website

Sat 13 Apr Read more…

JK relays

And they're off! First control at the JK17 relays

We will have two teams representing the club at this prestigious event being held in Hampshire on Easter Monday (22 April).

They are the QO Nearly Vets of Steve Robertson, Martin Lewis and Jeff Pakes and QO KATs of Karen Lewis, Annabelle Lewis and Tom Hasler.

Event page

Fri 12 Apr Read more…

News & events round up

The Arsenic Works, Poldice Mine

Poldice Mine was active in the 17th century- and also on Sunday 8 April when there was some ore-ienteering going on...

The Bussell family struck a rich seam down there. Results

Also: Saturday event at Cleeve Hill / Braunton Burrow entry fee deadline / Longrun POC repair

Tue 9 Apr Read more…

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