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Inter-club competition

the subtle approach

Captain's call

Because of our new and rather unrealistic status as a "big" club, our captain Chris Hasler has an extra challenge this year making up a full team to take part in the heat near Gloucester on Sunday 15 March. Please email Chris ASAP if you'd like to take part.

Fri 14 Feb Read more…

Beat the Trail

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Calling all trail runners!

Another 7 km trail race for you ... with a twist.

Again, it's taking place at the same time as another orienteering event, this time at Ramscombe, Quantocks on Sunday 23 February.

Entry is on the day only (no online option).

Thu 13 Feb Read more…

JK 2020

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North Yorkshire

The final closing date for individual entries is on Sunday 15 March and for relay entries it's Sunday 22 March.

The 2020 Easter weekend events will be in the North Yorks Moors area.

Official website

Wed 12 Feb Read more…

Wind Down JOG

Mud was no obstacle for some

We managed to squeeze Wind Down JOG in before the arrival of storm Ciara which, at the time of writing, is threatening to cause chaos throughout the UK.

Photos (Dropbox)

JOG Spring programme

Sat 8 Feb Read more…

Stock Hill

Bristol OK's Stockhill, Mendips

SW League

Pock-marked as it is by the lead mining of yesteryear, this area of technical woodland up on the Mendips always delights and challenges and there were several excellent runs had amongst the 25 QO's who competed there on Sunday.


Sun 2 Feb Read more…

Netherclay JOG

It's that-a-way

Karen Lewis our planner, made the most of a small area for the 'Fox' training exercise by having map memory for the first half of the course and a compass and pacing exercise with a virtually blank map for the second.

Photos (Dropbox), by Jim Pearson

Spring programme here

Sat 1 Feb Read more…

Orienteering for everyone

Nathans workshop

Workshop review

One of our most successful orienteers, Nathan Fernandes (who was previously a member of QO, now BOK) ran a workshop for ten orienteers interested in providing wheelchair accessible courses.

Judy and Roger Craddock report...

Mon 27 Jan Read more…

Huish Woods weekend

Senior training, Huish

Senior group training

It was the club's first training weekend! So how did the senior coaching go? Sarah Pascall and Tom Hasler each give their accounts.

Plus coaching team member Richard Sansbury describes the exercises the coaches devised and got their group to try out.

Tue 21 Jan Read more…

Who's been where?

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Glorious winter sunshine graced North Glos OC's 50th anniversary weekend and a fair number of QO's took part.

Results: Lightning Tree (Sun), Knockalls (Sat)

Also featuring: results from other events attended by QO members this year

Sun 19 Jan Read more…

Huish Woods JOG

at Huish Woods, Saturday

This JOG was just one aspect of the first Training Weekend QO have organised.

Mark Maynard was the planner and his detailed knowledge of Huish Woods meant that he was able to use the very diverse areas to maximum advantage for each course.

Photos (Dropbox) by Jim Pearson

JOG fixtures

Sun 19 Jan Read more…

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