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Posts that may not be related to the club or Orienteering, but are important for a member to write about.

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Chairman’s Chat – August 27th

Well, summer’s almost over – and what a great summer it’s been. Too many results to report since I last wrote the ‘Chat’, suffice to say that the WSX members who went to the Lakes 5 Days had a great time. Our ‘old’ friend Frida joined us, even wearing the WSX top on occasions even […]

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 […]

OMM Lite 2018

For those of you who are unaware of OMM – the Original Mountain Marathon  – it is a gruelling two-day event that takes place every year in some rugged area of the UK in October. I have never done it – preferring the ‘softies version’ the Saunders Mountain Marathon – but have heard horrendous tales of […]

Scottish Spring

As a precursor to the BOC at Balmoral in May, I thought I would treat Lyra to a belated 11th birthday present, by attending the Scottish Spring weekend around Stirling. I also thought it would help with fitness for me ahead of the JK, which given a month of snowed off events now seems justified. […]

Sunset and Beyond

Hi all is anyone looking at the rather interesting day and night relay event by SOC on the 24th March at all? http://southampton-orienteers.org.uk/sunset-and-beyond I happen to be down from London and thought I might ask.   Gavin AH
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