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JOG Autumn 2019

The Start Control At Lydeard Hill

Preview

Below is an index of all the Autumn term events and links to the event page.

There's one event per week from mid September to late November.

Please get in contact with Judy Craddock if you can contribute to the series, either as a helper or a planner.

Fri 26 Apr Read more…

JK 2019

the Finish strait glimpsed through the trees

Easter Weekend

About 20 QO runners took part in this vibrant international competition in glorious weather. Provisional results have now been released.

JK 2019 website

*Contributions (reports or comments) welcomed!*

Thu 25 Apr Read more…

Scottish 6 Days

S6D 2019 logo

Entry fee increase

The bi-annual summer holiday attraction is now just six months away and is centred on the Comrie-Crieff area, an hour's drive north of Glasgow.

After 30 June 2019, entry fees will increase e.g. senior age classes will increase by £2.50 per day.

The website has full event details and explanatory videos - click here to view

Thu 18 Apr Read more…

Events round up

Cleeve Hill - old quarries ideal for placing controls

Weekend of 13/14 April

Fore! The day before our Staple Hill event (Saturday 13) was a chance to run on Cleeve Hill on the Cotswolds, where runners weaved around the fairways during a golf competition being held at the same time.

Results

Tue 16 Apr Read more…

JK 2019

Jk2019 Logo

Easter weekend

This year's international festival of orienteering is being held relatively close by (Aldershot area).

Good luck to all eighteen people going!

Relays: see separate news item.

JK 2019 website

Sat 13 Apr Read more…

JK relays

And they're off! First control at the JK17 relays

We will have two teams representing the club at this prestigious event being held in Hampshire on Easter Monday (22 April).

They are the QO Nearly Vets of Steve Robertson, Martin Lewis and Jeff Pakes and QO KATs of Karen Lewis, Annabelle Lewis and Tom Hasler.

Event page

Fri 12 Apr Read more…

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.

Fri 12 Apr Read more…

News & events round up

The Arsenic Works, Poldice Mine

Poldice Mine was active in the 17th century- and also on Sunday 8 April when there was some ore-ienteering going on...

The Bussell family struck a rich seam down there. Results

Also: Saturday event at Cleeve Hill / Braunton Burrow entry fee deadline / Longrun POC repair

Tue 9 Apr Read more…

Staple Hill preview

Staple Hill (W), re-entrant

League analysis

Who's in the running for the trophies? The league tables have begun to take shape but with two QOFLs left, even those who've ran just once so far have a chance. So early pacesetters are best to keep on showing up to defend their lead!

2018/19 QOFL page including tables

Sun 7 Apr Read more…

Simplification

Simplify - see You Tube video

Training video

Focussing on the big features on the map which are easy to see on the ground helps you go faster. Less time is then spent studying irrelevant detail on the map. This skill takes a bit of practice.

It's explained by GB athlete Ralph Street.

Sat 6 Apr Read more…

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