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Post from the President

Mike- taking (root) stock

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!

Fri 15 Jan Read more…

The Quonicle Chronicles

1999 (1st half of year)

In a series of articles for our newsletter, every couple of months Bill Vigar digged through the archives to find out what was happening in the world of QO 100 newsletters ago. Back then the QuOnicle was simply called ’Quantock Orienteers’ and was a single A4 page (occasionally with an A5 attachment).

Sun 15 Nov Read more…

Caddihoe Chase 2015

Fernworthy chasing start, Day 2

Fernworthy Reservoir, Dartmoor

With 30 members present, this mass late summertime migration of QO members to Fernworthy was one of the most impressive of recent times, even counting or various Compass Sport Trophy outings. Andrew Page provided the following write-up...

Tue 15 Sep Read more…

Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon

View from Old Man Of Conniston

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.

Tue 1 Sep Read more…

Mon 31 Aug Read more…

Chris' cunning plan at Canford

Chris Hasler's relay plan

Spreadsheet nearly wins the day

Even with the best plan and perfect execution, our relay team Status QO were beaten at Wimborne OC's summer relay at Canford School in 2015. Captain that day Chris Hasler recollects...

Mon 6 Jul Read more…

Galoppen 2014/15

Chris Hasler & Luke

Luke wins Orange league

Sun 31 May Read more…

Springtime in Shropshire

Springtime in Shropshire

Previous festivals

The late May bank holiday has three classic distance courses on consecutive days and a laid-back family-friendly atmosphere. This page lists QO members who previously attended the festival prior to 2017 and how they got on.

Sun 31 May Read more…

Triple Gloucester weekend

Andy R at Mallards Pike, Day 3, 2015

Four podium positions

Some of our best runners excelled in the sprint and middle distance races. Though having bagged some glory (they were both runners up in Middle distance) on the Saturday, Andy Rimes and Rosie Wych understandably eased up a bit for the Long course the next day!

Tue 5 May Read more…

Not the JK relay 2015

Bill- overtaken on way back

By Bill Vigar

Evergreen Bill Vigar and Sue Gard had a torrid time returning from the JK 2015 in the Lake District...

It does have a few similarities with the Orienteering version of a Relay, but the rules are rather different

Thu 30 Apr Read more…

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