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Club clothing

Tilda models new O top

Wear your club colours with pride in the forest with a club top, only £16 for children and £20 for adult.

Before and after your run, be seen in your club soft shell jacket, available in bottle green or black. Available now at a subsidised price.

Sun 30 Jun Read more…

The early days of QO

David Parkin, proudly displaying his medals

Recollections by David Parkin

One of QO's first members recalls happenings for him and the club in the formative years.

Tue 5 Feb Read more…

First dibs

Missing in action- dibber 987

Newcomer finds lost SI card

Like finding a needle in a haystack...no, we're not talking about "that" control on your last course. Rather, what happens when those neat little timing chips we attach to our index fingers go missing during competition (and hopefully not into a pile of brashings)

Sun 18 Nov Read more…

News round up

The Adventure Show

on TV

  • Our sport was the subject of some serious coverage on BBC's the Adventure show recently
  • QO has a new membership secretary
  • Events round-up

Fri 24 Aug Read more…

Publicity attempt

path towards open area, Combe Hill

at Combe Hill

Publicity is difficult enough to obtain for minority sports like ours, which lie largely off the media's radar. The patience of club president Mike Crockett was tested while seeking a mention for the club on Radio Bristol and BBC Somerset recently. Mike reports...

Fri 10 Aug Read more…

Tamar Triple

Braunton Burrows, JK 2010

& news round up

It's just like catching buses...you don't see one for a while then two come along at once...opportunities to run at Braunton Burrows have been rare over the years but this Bank Holiday you can run there twice. Also featured:

Wed 16 May Read more…

Retr-O event

St Audries map, 1970

St Audries 1970

To show how far orienteering has developed, Gavin Clegg takes a peak down memory lane to his first ever orienteering event at the same venue we used on Sunday but nearly half a century later

Thu 12 Apr Read more…

Taster session

Come & Try It Flyer

for newcomers, 7 October

Quantock Orienteers are hosting a 'Come and Try It' afternoon at Silk Mills park 'n' ride, Taunton on Saturday 7 October. There'll be plenty of time for our experienced orienteers to take you round a course and show you the ropes. Flyer, Further details

Sat 7 Oct Read more…

History of the sport

Retro O Event

A collection of links to articles on the subject

The early days of orienteering, by Berkshire OC, with illustrations of some of the rather spartan maps and control descriptions that were used

Sat 11 Feb Read more…

QuOnicle magazine archive

The last QuOnicle of April 2016, produced by Gavin Clegg

Back issues of the club magazine.

The bi-monthly produced QuOnicle was last produced in 2016, a few months before this website went live.

A complete sequence running from 2005 is available to view or download.

Sat 21 Jan Read more…

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