Posts by Wessex OC Members

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JK comes to SWOA 2021

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 […]

Co Chairmans Chat 21 May

In case you didnt know its been World Orienteering day which is actually a week. Ive organised 2 things for this, a Session at Hincheslea woods for 4th Sway Cubs and another one of the series at St James Primary School Pokesdown. New Forest teaching is always a pleasure and the area was perfect for […]

Co Chairmans Chat 14 May

A number of events to report this last weekend. On Friday the Dorset Schools Champs were held for the second year in Avon Heath C.P. Wimborne set up and organised the day which I promoted and its pleasing to see 4 schools from the 10 that attended were from Poole, so well done Baden Powell, […]

Rushmore planning

Over the last year I have increasingly heard that great woodlands and heathlands previously used for orienteering in our region are no longer accessible, either because of inappropriate nature conservation constraints, change of ownership or being over-run with brambles. Rushmore on the other hand, with the support from the estate, has proven an exception. That’s […]

Co Chairmans Chat 07 May

British Orienteering Championships this Bank Holiday weekend. Bradford University Sprint event Friday 04th May. Our Dedicated Medlock Family were there racing and gave it a concerted effort over 2 days. Firstly a Sprint race on the Saturday, Jolyon in the mens vets class made 9/22 on a highly technical urban site, with Lyra the youngest […]

Co-Chairmans Chat 30 April

Southampton put on the first Summer Series Event saturday- the events just keep on rolling now in Orienteering world. Results here. 61 runners went along on a very windy day! 3 of WSX enjoyed it and Alan wrote up the day like this:-” I went to the Itchen Valley event yesterday which was a new area […]
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