A lifetime in sport
QO member John Fisher recounts a lifetime in sport, how he got into orienteering and his recent struggles with injuries...
Adrian's 10 hour mountain marathon
Adrian Edwards took part in the Brecon Beacons Ultra – 46ish miles! It took him 10hrs, 42 mins and 18 seconds which earned him 88th place out of 216.
The constitution of Quantock Orienteers
Info for new and prospective members
We are a small friendly orienteering club based around Taunton in Somerset. We have more than 100 members ranging in age from 3 to mid-80s. There are a range of abilities amongst our members, from absolute beginners to former British Champions. Newcomers are always welcome.
Mike Crockett's New Year message for 2016
As announced in my last post, my battery has run down and I have retired from active competition. However at the Taunton town event someone came up and offered me access to a new battery charger, which proves that someone reads Quonicle!
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 last or our questionairre profiles of QO members was with Jenny Tennant back in March 2012. Jenny is one of our most senior members and has enjoyed plenty of success in orienteering, including winning the JK in 1967.
Richie's work in the Royal Signals prevents him from attending many club events, so let‘s find out some more about this elusive creature...
Adrian Edward's interview of Mike from September 2011, originally published in QuOnicle 139.