Archive for January, 2020

Co-Chairman’s Chat 28th January

Last weekend we helped North Gloucestershire Orienteering Club celebrate their 50th birthday with a fast middle distance at Knockalls and a classic (long slog) at Lightning Hill, both in the Forest of Dean. Several clubs are also celebrating similar milestones and as we know, Wimborne are celebrating their birthday at the Caddihoe Chase in October […]

Co Chairmans-Chat 21 January

It was the NGOC 50th anniversary this weekend, with some top quality forest races up in the Forest Of Dean. As always some Club members went up for the weekend, Knockalls on the saturday was a middle distance race, which looked like a great technical area. On Brown Jolyon took a 9th Ron Hick competed […]

Co-Chairman’s Chat – January 14th

Another wet Night League event last night! But 54 dedicated (mad!) competitors turned out in the foul weather in Fordingbridge, organised by WIM. Although it’s bad enough for the competitors, I always have sympathy for those putting out and collecting the controls. So a huge thanks to all the WIM members concerned. It was an […]

Chairman’s Chat 7th January

Hope everyone had a good Christmas and New Year and are looking forward to another year of orienteering! Martin Down – New Year’s Day Score The first event of 2020, organised by SARUM, was a score event on Martin Down, a new area. WSX had some high scorers in the top 10. With Jolyon in […]