The most prestigious event in the UK orienteering calendar has been awarded to the South West – the JK is coming to us in 2021! This may seem a long way off but, in terms of the effort involved, we need to start work on this now. We are looking for volunteers to fill […]
Not much to report locally due to two weekends of storms cancelling many of the events in the diary. Luckily enough I went to Lincoln to see parents and knew there was a Night Event happening, more training for the British Night Champs this Saturday I am attending in Hambleden, Julie and Gavin both coming […]
Many apologies from Hackney as working a night shift and finishing at 0500 the day of the event. So I should be snoring well past the start time. I wish the event every success though.
Sunday’s BOK South West League event was in one of the more technical areas in the South West, Stockhill, in the Mendips. It was used for the British Middle distance champs in 2018. Stockhill is a forest plantation overlying an area previously used for mining, so lots of depressions and pits everywhere. We had a […]
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 […]
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 […]