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Bristol Relay

Our teams, Blaise Castle

Blaise Castle

Another great day out at the fourth event of the SWOA summer relay series.
Bristol OK hosted this one, the 50th Adams Avery relay, at Blaise Castle Estate just outside Bristol and QO were up against some of the best teams around.

Results

Also: Devon club champs review

Sat 29 Jun Read more…

Ultra & fell running

Holme Wood, Lake District

Stephen's Lake District trip

Stephen Lysaczenko took the opportunity to orienteer at Loweswater while up north for the Lakeland 5 Passes Ultra and another fell race. On the 5 Passes, he clocked up the 32 miles (3000m climb) in under eight hours, finishing in the top 50 out of 200+ competitors.

Thu 27 Jun Read more…

Mountain Marathons

A Mountain Marathon on Dartmoor, 2010

and QO members

Several of our members take part in a variety of adventure races further afield. These are variously known as mountain marathons, ultras, fell running...and sometimes a Long O, the orienteering world's version of a mountain marathon.

Sun 23 Jun Read more…

Devon relays

Winning juniors Kid Pro QO

Double success

We had two triumphs in the rolling grounds of Knightshayes NT on Sunday. Our leading senior team Status QO won the By-Foot trophy awarded on a handicap basis. Kid Pro QO won the junior trophy.

Review & results (Devon OC)

Sun 16 Jun Read more…

BOK Blast

Andy, Thornbury

UWE & Thornbury

There were some excellent results on Day 1 of Bristol OK's annual weekend of urban orienteering. Annabelle Lewis W12 won her class and Andrew Page M14 was runner up in his.

Results

With photos courtesy of Steve Rush

Sat 15 Jun Read more…

Planners' course

Gavin assists Andy and Sheila

Preparing for 2020/21?

Ten QO members who had had experience planning JOG courses were invited to two sessions about planning QOFL courses on areas selected by themselves from QO areas.

Chair Roger Craddock, who has invited planners to revisit their areas next year, reports from the session.

Sat 15 Jun Read more…

North Wilts Relay

Richard, Tom & Chris flying the flag

Badbury Hill & news

Richard, Tom & Chris flew the flag for QO at the first SWOA relay event of the season on Sunday, over at Badbury Hill, nr. Swindon.

They finished a creditable 4th out of 10 SWOA teams.

Results
Report: by Wessex OC

Tue 11 Jun Read more…

Coventry weekend

On his way to a win in the Warwick Univ Sprint

Win for Ollie

The extended Lewis family had a good excuse to meet up this weekend - an urban double header happening quite close by to newest member Karl Manley. Karl was joined by Martin, Annabelle and Ollie, who enjoyed a first place finish on Day 1.

Results: Sprint , Urban

Mon 10 Jun Read more…

SW Sprint Champs

Sw Sprint Exeter Uni Martin 2019 06 02 Sr

Exeter University

Congratulations to Andrew Page in becoming the M14 sprint champion.

Several other QO's hared around the campus.

Results & reports

Tue 4 Jun Read more…

Swansea Bay weekend

Oxwich Burrows assembly, with Andy and Rosie on the right

Technical test

Six QO examined their credentials on dunes and burrows, amongst the most technical of orienteering environments, on the Gower and Vale of Glamorgan coast.

Results - Oxwich (Saturday), Kenfig (Sunday)

Sun 2 Jun Read more…

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