Matlock Summer Series third event will include short, medium and long courses plus a “Spotty Purple” course providing a control description challenge.
40 Acre Wood is a small Forestry Commission area with a well defined path network through mature (dense) coniferous and deciduous trees. There is no significant climb.
DVO had considerable success at the British Sprints in a very soggy Olympic Park on Saturday. Congratulations to Rachel Duckworth (2nd W14), Helen Chiswell (1st W35), Sal Chaffey (3rd W50), Liz Godfree (1st W65), Judith Holt (2nd W65), John Duckworth (2nd M50), Doug Dickinson (3rd M70). Not so sure footed on a very intricate Leith [...]
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Matlock Summer Series second event is on Wednesday 15th June at Cambridge Wood. Does not matter if you missed the first week, you can still score top points in the league. Full body cover essential (nettles) and insect repellent HIGHlY recommended (nasty flying things). Full details of event on the flyer.
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Well this is simply excellent news we have another edition of Mike’s eNews (Mike being from BO) within a few weeks from the previous edition. Do I hear many of you gasp with palpable excitement. This edition covers some hot points including: Membership fees and levy Links with Association Coach Licencing Scheme POCs – Permanent Orienteering Courses Independent Director – Recruiting Event [...]
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From Wednesday June 8th for seven weeks the Matlock Summer Series of informal local orienteering events will replace Matlock Club Nights. The Matlock O Club finished the spring term by running on Lumsdale Hillside followed by awards of certificates and badges. Nine new-comers as well as the regulars are now prepared to compete in the [...]
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We have received the latest edition of Mike’s eNews from British Orienteering. Topics in this edition include: John Disley CBE, Vice President Membership fees and levy POCs – Permanent Orienteering Courses World Orienteering Day – Wednesday 11 May 2016 Major Events Behaviour Click here to read in its full glory.
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On Wednesday 11th May Matlock Club Night invite you to a special World Orienteering Day Score Activity. Starts from 6:00 to 7:15pm at Whitworth Park, Darley Dale. Final details and Sample Map are now available. Please email mailprot(‘same’,'donald’,'btint’,'viv.mac’,'ernet.com’);//–> to reserve your map. We will also be doing our usual Club Night Activities in Whitworth Park [...]
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Reminder for the Open Meeting this Wednesday (27th) at the Family Tree in Whatstandwell at 8pm. We will be looking at maps of Brown Clee and discussing tactics for coping with this type of terrain – is it different to running round Calke Park? Members wanting a run beforehand should meet at 7pm in the [...]
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