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British Middle Distance Championships, 15th September

Final details and start lists are available from the British Middle Champs web site

DVO 50th Anniversary Barn Dance

DVO Members You are invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Derwent Valley Orienteers with a family barn dance.

  • Wirksworth Town Hall
  • Saturday 26 October 2019
  • 5.45 – 9.30pm

The DVO annual awards will be presented between 5.45 and 6.30pm – then dancing to Rum Ram Ruff ceilidh band and food from 6.30 to 9.30pm.

Catering by DVO (Fairly) Limited – chilli, vegetarian chilli, bread and pizza

Tickets: Adults £12.50; juniors 6 – 16 £5 and under 6 free

Names to viv.macdonald@btinternet.com by 20 September 2019

Try Orienteering event at Ilam, Wednesday 28th August

Results here
Routegadget here to view or upload routes

DVO Success Abroad

At the five-day O France 2019 competition, held in Vars and Risoul in the High Alps, Val Johnson finished second in W60. Val was first going into the final day’s chasing start but was pipped on the run-in to the Finish to lose by one second. Val was showered with prizes which included a bottle of beer, a smelly cheese – and a sausage.

England Selection for JHI 2019

Congratulations to Rachel Duckworth and Jake O’Donnell on being selected to represent England at the forthcoming Junior Home International match to be held in Northern Ireland on the 12th and 13th October.

DVO 2019 Championships and Picnic

Saturday 15th June 2019 Carsington Pastures – 50th Anniversary Retro Event Images from the event (courtesy of Club Captain Graham Johnson) and Results are now available from the following links: Retro Event Photos      Results 2019 Club Championships wash up (New article)

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23rd June East Midlands Sprint Championships

LOG are hosting the East Midlands Sprint Championships on Sun 23 June at Witham St Hughs, just off the A46 8 miles north-east of Newark. Entries are open on Fabian4 until midnight Sunday June 16th, with only limited maps available for entries on the day at a £2 premium. PRIZES FOR CLASS WINNERS!! This is

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16th June. EM Urban League event, Allestree

Results here Winsplits here to see where you lost time Routegadget here to view or upload routes Results on British Orienteering with ranking points East Midlands Urban League standings

Midland Championships

Congratulations to Rachel Duckworth (W16), Judith Holt (W65) and Jake O’Donnell (M14) on taking the Midland Championship trophies at Brown Clee on 26th May. All 3 were also overall class winners.

From Carol McNeill

Thank you once again for inviting me. It gave me a chance to evaluate what I have done with my life and am pleased to say I’m pretty happy with it all – mainly thanks to orienteering. I felt at home with the DVO company and everything was most memorable – the food was terrific,

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