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Venice street race

Venice, yesterday

What streets?!

We're used to events being rained off, but held so soon after the ancient city's worst floods in a decade, it seems amazing this race actually went ahead! Tony Hext celebrated a big birthday in style there.

Tue 20 Nov Read more…

Inside Park

Action from Inside Park, 2012 event

SW League

A good-sized QO contingent travelled down to Dorset, with those on the long courses getting to run across seemingly every square metre of this woodland based campsite.

Results

2018/19 season planner

Sun 18 Nov 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…

Willett Hill JOG

Steep ascent to the folly, with the Quantocks behind

All courses visited the tower at the top of the hill so everyone had a chance to catch their breath and enjoy the views!

It was good to see people chatting at the end comparing their courses and discussing their route choices.

Sun 18 Nov Read more…

New Forest- major event

Hampton Ridge

November Classic

There was some fast orienteering on the open healthland of Hampton Ridge, just west of the New Forest. The prestigious annual 'Classic' race attracted competitors UK-wide.

QO runners' results

Thu 8 Nov Read more…

No more After Dark

Group discussion at Cothelstone Hill

QOADs league scrapped

Almost as quickly as it returned, QOADs has gone. A very poorly attended event at Buckland Wood prompted a decision to end our after dark forest events. Roger and Judy Craddock explain below and thank those who have supported the league.

Mon 5 Nov Read more…

Buckland Wood JOG

Leading the way

Buckland Wood is not an easy venue to find so we were pleased that so many people came…see the photo of the car park! It was also a new area for JOG and most courses presented quite a challenge.

Photos (Dropbox)

Sun 4 Nov Read more…

News round up

Early November

  • Manchester Euro City Tours
  • Meeting minutes
  • Back to the future?

Sun 4 Nov Read more…

Hamptworth Galoppen

The tall bracken made it difficult to hold a straight line route (Jeff's route on Brown)

(SW League)

The usual dozen or so members ran on Sunday in the New Forest.

Results

League tables after 2 events

Season planner

Wed 31 Oct Read more…

Queen's College JOG

Queens - built on a slope

Andrew Page planned the courses at Queens last Saturday, making good use of the complex buildings to encourage accurate map reading.

Photos (Dropbox) - by Jim Pearson

Brilliant photos from Jim again!

Sat 27 Oct Read more…

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