from the President
A very big thank you to all the members and friends of Quantock Orienteers who have worked so hard during 2017 to make such a thriving club.
A warm welcome to...
Millfield Prep School pupils Leon Harmes, Hannah Hayes, Joseph Cox and Zachary Lees. JOG has been delighted to welcome Matt Carter's mini bus full of boys and girls regularly on Saturday afternoons.
Roger reflects on the ups and downs over the last two months, with contrasting fortunes for our early season offerings. Nearly all our Saturday JOG sessions and first few club nights have been popular but not so our club nights of late and our senior events.
We are looking to mark the club's half centenary in 2018 with a special event. What do you think we should do? There's a few ideas below. Please pass on your thoughts at a forthcoming club night or event, or phone or email our chairman (see contacts page)
Sport England award
On behalf of the club, our chairman Roger Craddock is inviting everyone to a series of themed evenings throughout the season. Starting with a welcome evening on Thursday 14 September, the weekly sessions will enable you to discuss courses, improve skills, and become fitter. Programme
2016-17 annual report
For the benefit of those that didn't attend the AGM, reproduced here is the chairman's report read out by Roger Craddock that day. Roger recounts the major achievements this year, thanking the individuals concerned and outlining projects, challenges and things to look forward to next season...
Our club chair Roger Craddock looks at recent developments and progress being made within the club in his latest message. Despite not running a summer JOG series this year, it continues to be a very busy season both event wise and behind the scenes
To many, it can takes years to put names to faces in our sport! Such people could be the helpers we see at QOFLs and the runners in the results lists. With this in mind, we ran a series of questionairre "interviews" in our club newsletter the QuOnicle a few years back. If you fancy helping revive the series, please read on...
Sarah Hasler writes on her experiences of the recent JK in Sussex, reflecting on the buzz of a large international tournament not too far from the South West. Thank you for this report, Sarah and if anyone else would like to share their O experiences too please get in touch