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Caddihoe Chase

Tony H, Sheeps Tor

& SW Long Distance champs

Congratulations to the new SW Long Distance & Caddihoe Chase champions Tom Hasler (M18), Oliver Lewis (M12), Annabelle Lewis (W12).

In total, fifteen QO braved the testing weather on Sheeps Tor, Dartmoor over the two events.

NEW: Photos & Day 2 report

Results / event page

Thu 3 Oct Read more…

Coombe Hill Wood

path towards open area, Combe Hill

Permanent course, temporary closure

For anyone thinking of venturing up there, due to forestry work commencing week beginning 7 October the majority of the Combe Hill Wood permanent course will be closed. The White course will still be available though.

Link to our permanent course information pages

Tue 1 Oct Read more…

Broomfield Hill JOG

A queue for the swing forms, Broomfield

Last Saturday saw JOG at Broomfield Hill an area which provides a good mixture of open heathland, woods and open fields (with stunning views).

Photos (Dropbox link)

Sun 29 Sep Read more…

New member

Oli Rant Mountain

In profile

A warm welcome to Ollie Rant, who joins us having sampled several JOG training sessions this season and last.

Membership secretary Judy Craddock said "It's great to have Ollie on board, our first M21 for a long time."

Sat 28 Sep Read more…

Andrew makes podium

Multi-level action, Barbican

London City Race

Congratulations to Andrew Page for a strong performance in the capital, where he finished third, just 90s behind the winner in the M16- category. Like in 2017, the action centred around the striking Barbican Centre.

Mon 23 Sep Read more…

Willett Hill JOG

Slow climb up to the tower

This small but perfectly formed hilltop wood is still a relatively new area for orienteering and plenty people came and tried it out.

Photos (Dropbox link)

Judy Craddock reports.

Sun 22 Sep Read more…

Chairman's Challenge

Our representation at Junior Parkrun

Junior Parkrun

Here are some photos of our new chairman’s Junior Parkrun Challenge. Or perhaps that should be the Smartie Challenge after the chocolates that were on offer. As with the senior Parkrun the previous day, there were some personal bests achieved.

Photos

Mon 16 Sep Read more…

Who's been where

A lung-bursting long leg towards the end at Whiteford after a series of zig zags round the partially forested dunes & burrows to the rear

Results feed

Check out who's been giving themselves a sneaky headstart before the season gets going! Here is your round up of results and events for September to date, as some of the keenest get back to action after only the shortest of summer breaks.

Sat 14 Sep Read more…

President's Challenge

Eight of our Longrun Parkrunners

Several PB's at Parkrun

Was it the lure of the wine that did it? About 10 turned up for our President's Challenge, with several registering PB's (personal bests). All the more amazing when you consider our contestants between them had hundreds of Parkruns under their belts.

Sat 14 Sep Read more…

In profile

Alasdair Shaw (Chairman)

Meet our new Chair

Many of you will by now know that the club has a new chairman in Alasdair Shaw. Orienteering is just one of many outdoor sports Alasdair has been involved in. Below he tells us a little bit more about himself.

Mon 9 Sep Read more…

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