Julie Astin

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Tribute to Kay Sayer by Ian

29th August 1946 – 25th October 2020 Kay and I met at Christchurch Rowing Club in 1974 soon after the breakup of her first marriage. Within 2 years we had moved in together and we jointly raised her 2 sons as our own. She briefly tried rowing but that didn’t fit well with raising a […]

Co-Chairman’s Chat – July 6th

It’s great to see that 19 WSX members have been taking part in the MapRun Summer League – and dominating the top 10 positions! In the 4 events held so far, in which Alan Blanchflower has swept all opponents aside, WSX runners have held at least 7 of the top 10 places. Last week’s event […]

Summer MapRun League

Wimborne OC have set up a series of ‘events’ based on the large number of MapRun courses that have been produced by themselves and WSX. The first event of the series is Upton, which can be run until June 14th. All the information and list of events is in this document. Have fun! Tweet

Co-Chairman’s Chat, June 6th

Well, it’s been a long time hasn’t it? I hope you’ve all been managing without our wonderful sport. Although ‘proper’ orienteering hasn’t been taking place in the UK, many people have been busy setting up alternative options, including Virtual Orienteering using Street Map, Catching Features and other software. I discovered I have less patience than […]

Chairman’s Covid Chat – April 7th

Well, here we are in week 3 of ‘lockdown’ and how life has changed for us all. Obviously, there’s no orienteering to chat about but I thought I’d write anyway and keep in touch. I don’t know about you, but I’m finding I’m doing more daily exercise than I did before! Because we’re ‘rationed’ to […]