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.
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.
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.