Archive for June, 2018

Chairman’s Chat – June 19th, 2018

Wessex Raiders relay team – consisting of Rob, Roger and Peter – came a fantastic 2nd place in the Adams Avery Relay event near Bristol on Sunday, beaten only by a crack BOK team. Well done for a great effort. If you’d like to take part in a relay team, and haven’t already contacted Roger, please […]

BOC Balmoral

This year the British Orienteering Long Distance Championships were held on the Queen’s private estate at Balmoral. Not a dash around her ornamented gardens of course, but let loose on her private hills and woodlands of Royal Deeside – a terrain many will be familiar with from the Scottish 6 days. Sadly I didn’t attend […]

Chairman’s Chat – June 11th, 2018

The first of the South West Summer Relay Series took place at Shaw Forest, Swindon (it’s actually parkland with bits of forest) and Wessex Raiders – consisting of James, Roger and myself – managed to win the ‘Raiders’ Trophy! We actually came in 2nd, after a two-man team, but as they aren’t in the SW Region,  they […]

Chairman’s Chat – June 6th, 2018

We had a glorious day on Sunday at the Poole Out-Of-Town event at Canford Heath. It was a really hot day and apparently the leisure centre nearly sold out of ice-creams! Parking was more of an issue than I thought it would be as, unbeknownst to me and the leisure centre, the Academy next door hosts […]
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