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Startrack event

at Taunton Athletic Club

Wed 9 Aug 2017

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

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JOG fixtures published

for Autumn term

Sat 22 Jul 2017

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

Link to training section

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 Julia Sets Them Off

Schools festival

at Norton Manor Camp

Sat 1 Jul 2017

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

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Ashton Court relays

Juniors rise to the challenge

Mon 26 Jun 2017

Thanks to our members investing in our green and yellow club shirts, the rolling wooded lawns of the stately home had a highly visible Quantock presence on Sunday, during Bristol OK's annual relay.

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World Orienteering Day

& other news

Wed 24 May 2017

With the QO banner and club shirts centre stage, more than 100 pupils at Meare Village School near Glastonbury sampled the sport as part of Wednesday's annual global celebration of the sport.

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 Maze - Everyone On Their Own

COACH grand opening

Schoolchildren try maze

Fri 12 May 2017

11 May saw the official opening of the COACH building in French Weir Park, Taunton. COACH stands for Centre for Outdoor Activity and Community Hub. QO have been using the COACH building for the base for their Club Night Training sessions for a few months now.

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 At the 2017 qualifier, Savernake

Yvette Baker Trophy final

Northumberland, 1 & 2 July

Tue 9 May 2017

Juniors, you did so well in the YBT qualifying round that it’s a possibility that we’ll go to the north east for the final- be there! If we do go, the venue has good contour detail and that is what Tess and Vikki's Thursday training sessions are now concentrating on.

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 JOG presentation

Club Night - last of season

& JOG presentation

Fri 31 Mar 2017

The evening began with a warm up led by Tess and Angela. This was followed by a Clock Relay in French Weir Park and the Presentation of Certificates and Trophies in the COACH Building by QO President Mike Crockett.

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 Henlade Woods, Saturday

JOG at Henlade Woods

Action from last event of season

Mon 27 Mar 2017

The course planners Graham and Brian Pearson made us work up a sweat in warm early spring weather this Saturday, taking us some of us round this lovely little wood once, twice or three times depending on which course you were running

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JOG at Crowcombe Heathfield

Full steam ahead

Sat 18 Mar 2017

The penultimate junior event of the season saw us at an established forest league venue overlooked by the Quantocks. The tooting steam trains arriving and departing from the vintage station nearby always lends something to the atmosphere...full steam ahead, JOGgers!

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