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A higher than expected crowd descended on this ancient wood, with new folks from last week's Come and Try It returning for more action and QO member Matt Carter bringing a mini bus load of school children to try out our sport
(Come & Try It)
Those visiting us for the first time, we enjoyed showing you the ropes and welcome you back this coming Saturday, when our session will be at Thurlbear Wood, this time to the east of Taunton.
Horses for courses
Our junior group got the chance to rub shoulders with some seasoned runners from throughout the UK, with the latest JOG session taking place during the Long O score at a beauty spot on the Quantocks on Saturday
Our Junior Orienteering Group (JOG) runs during term-times holding low-key weekly events aimed at juniors, families and all those looking to improve or to train. Other opportunities for juniors are physical & technical training at club nights and representing the club at inter-club events.
& other news
Our first JOG of the new season up was on a bright, warm day on the Blackdowns, with good views from the top. It attracted almost as many people as our first forest league event the previous week!
London City race
Urban specialist and junior Andrew Page continued his hectic schedule with a trip to the smoke at the weekend for a prestigious race around the Barbican area. In a larger field than usual, he was 3rd, only a few seconds off the runners-up spot. Results
at Taunton Athletic Club
In late July, we put on a maze course for school children who are keen on athletics during this annual week-long sporting event run by a well-established Somerset-based athletics club
for Autumn term
We have a weekly event every Saturday from mid September to mid December, with the usual full range of venues, from college campuses up to "proper" forests and open hilltop. Download your fixture list here
at Norton Manor Camp
The rain didn't dampen the mood in the annual mass participation event at the marines' Taunton base. A great turnout of club helpers got the 850 children on their way and gain their first experience of orienteering