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CulmStock Festival of Orienteering

Ashclyst Forest

(Well sort of!)

Enjoy a weekend of orienteering in the hinterland of the beautiful Culm Valley. After our day and evening outings at Culm Davy, head 20 miles downstream alongside the Culm Valley on Sunday morning and you'll find a Devon league event at Ashclyst Forest.

Tue 24 Jan Read more…

Danby Lodge event

John Trayler's route on Green, Danby Lodge

SW league (7 of 9), Forest of Dean

The North Gloucester club NGOC's Gallopen was held on Sunday was at Danby Lodge in the Forest of Dean and several club members attended. The icy ground minimised the impact of the mud and the wild hogs, which are churning up parts of the forest. Tom Hasler reports.

Tue 24 Jan Read more…

Netherclay JOG

Electronic download station, Netherclay

Football's loss is our gain

Footy matches were getting postponed locally due to frozen pitches and our numbers were bolstered by some of those younger footballers! No such problems with our "playing field", just nice crisp conditions for a Saturday afternoon run. Not that you'd think it was icy judging by those collecting their JOG awards in short sleeves.

Sun 22 Jan Read more…

Forest League after 4 events

Graham Hartley, leads Green (at Croydon Hill)

All tables now updated

The latest Handicap table is now up to add to the Elite tables. They bring in the New Year's Day QOFL scores from Kingscliff. There is still everything to play for in most of the leagues. See how you and your friends and rivals are doing...

Sat 21 Jan Read more…

Events round-up

Richard Sansbury, Cannop Ponds (BOC relays, May 2015)

14 & 15 January 2017

Tom Hasler has produced a roundup of the events this week, featuring the junior and night event double-header at Staple Hill and the Galoppen in the Forest of Dean. It's part of the OINFO email / Yahoo Group circular which Gavin Clegg used to edit before he left us recently.

Tue 17 Jan Read more…

New club evenings

The high performance lab, at the 2017 coaching conference

Coming soon

Two of our coaches attended the national coaching conference at the weekend. The timing could not have been better with the club launching new Club Evenings in Taunton next month. One of the things Vikki and Tess learned was "how to use a small space for effective and fun sessions"!

Mon 16 Jan Read more…

2017 Long O weekend

Dartmoor Long O Day 2, Oct 2016

Gearing up for next season's curtain raiser

Despite attracting entrants from faraway Finland and France in 2016, frustratingly we could only muster a dozen from QO. Not to mention the helpers remaining largely the same year on year. Co-organiser Rosie Wych issues a plea for a greater club presence at this year's autumn showpiece...

Thu 12 Jan Read more…

New JOG fixture list is out

JOG fixtures Spring 2017

Spring 2017 term begins 14 Jan

Dates for your diary...a series of 11 events stretching between next Saturday and the end of March has just been finalised, with the usual full range of venues, from college campuses up to "proper" forests and open hilltop

Fri 6 Jan Read more…

JOG report- Autumn term 2016

Who got QO tops for Xmas? Sue's grandchildren, L-R:  Freddy, Erin, William, Martha, who all starred in the JOG season just gone

Part 2

Judy Craddock reviews the second half of the JOG term just ended. She recounts surreal scenes at the Huish Wood scout camp which played host to a variety of groups one Saturday lunchtime, with JOGgers dodging scouts in pink tutus and posh diners...

Mon 2 Jan Read more…

Urban diaries

Andrew Page (side on)

SEOUL League runner-up's account of the season

From Page boy to SEOUL boy!

Andrew Page (M12) diarised his family's travels throughout the historic towns and cities of the south in 2016 while taking part in the southern urban league.

Thu 22 Dec Read more…

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