A lifetime in sport
QO member John Fisher recounts a lifetime in sport, how he got into orienteering and his recent struggles with injuries...
With his trusty headtorch, Elliot Smith quite literally shone at QO's Weekend of Orienteering at Ramscombe winning the Southern Nights championship on the Saturday evening.
Andrew on course for second
The latest standings in the street leagues...after his 3rd place in the Oxford SEOUL at the weekend, even with one race to go, Andrew Page will be second. Both are fantastic achievements – very well done Andrew.
Round-up Sat 19th & Sun 20th November
A muddy Kings Cliff plays host to a junior and nights double-header. Meanwhile the Page family continue their tour of southern England's shires and spires for the Oxford City race, where Andrew chases a podium place in the Southern urban league...
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.
& weekly results round-up
QO members excel in delightful Dartmoor daylight and Will Kromhaut wins our second night event of the season...
plus JOG report
Heather Green had an excellent result near Charminster on the South Coast on Saturday (12th November). She won the Orange at Wimborne's Stonebarrow event, with parents Rob and Elaine 5th and 9th respectively on the score. Full results on the WIM website.
Close win for Andrew
Remember remember the 5th of November... well Andrew will! The Page family made their way to Salisbury for Andrew to compete in the South of England Urban League. He won the MYJ class by 24s and is now second in the overall League with three races left.
Reports from Normandy and the November Classic
On the bonfire night evening Gavin Clegg was competing in the Vir’É Nocturne – Vir’King Raid, held in Vire Normandy. Part urban, part countryside and part forest of which some bits were that steep that knotted ropes had been laid out to give you something to haul yourself up with!!