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Swiss O Week 2014

A day by day account of the 6 days of the Swiss O Week (SOW) is available from the following link:

Psst … top job available at the EMOA

Don’t tell anyone but I have heard that the top job at the EMOA may well be available as from the next EMOA AGM.   It is not often that an opportunity like this comes up.

If you want to know more about it then contact any member of the DVO Committee for background and EMOA contacts.  Act quickly … avoid the rush.

Wednesday Evening runs

As usual during the school holidays the Wednesday evening runs move around.  All club members are welcome for a sociable run starting just after 7 followed by a natter over a cup of tea and/or adjournment to local hostelry afterwards.  Details here

South Derbyshire Primary Schools Champs

Results available here

Open Meeting 9th July

The next Open Meeting is on the 9th July at 8pm – with a run beforehand for anyone who is looking for a little more training and/or hills.  The venue is as usual – the Bell Inn, Cromford, DE4 3RF – nice beer.

All members are very much invited and are of couse most welcome.

The special attraction for this meeting is a live event exercise – hopefully it will be interesting and enlightening for all.   There is a role for everyone!    Then of course there is the normal current business and any questions or points for discussions from all members present.

Hope to see you there.


Cambridge Woods

Cambridge Woods, Darley Dale DE4 2LP is the venue for Matlock O Club on Wednesday 25th June. The club night controls will be mainly on paths covering approximately 2k and 90m climb but any DVO members who would like to invent their own routes to explore a wider area of the woods are welcome to join us. Just email to reserve a map.

Judith, Richard, David & Viv.

East Midlands League Event – Carsington Pastures, 22-06-14

Results here.  Winsplits here, RouteGadget here and RG2 here

Update on injured competitor

I am pleased to confirm that X-ray’s show Tracy has not broken her ankle, the swelling and pain was due to ligament damage. A few days on crutches and plenty of rest will help. Tracy would like to thank all those who came to her assistance. When she fell she saw no one around (there were few competitors still on course) but use of the whistle had runners coming from all directions. Thanks also to those who provided the transport off the moor.
Steve and Tracy

Footpath relay 21st June

A big thank you to those 16 people who volunteered to run the 20 legs of the footpath relay.  Particular thanks to Mike, Rachel and Simon who each ran two legs and to Paul who ran 3.  The team came a creditable 4th ahead of Walton Chasers (organisers) and close behind the 2nd Ashbourne Rugby club team.  If another 4 had volunteered I am sure we could have had a top 3 place at the very least. Results here  LizIMG_1378

EM Urban Event Oakwood

This event, originally scheduled for 13th July 2014, has been postponed. It will now take place on Sunday 16th November 2014.

White Rose relays

White Rose Relays
In anticipation of a similar degree of DVO interest in the White Rose Relays as in previous years, I have entered six teams, 2 x M160+, 2 x W120+, 1 x M/W12-, 1 x W48-. DVO currently make up around 40% of the teams entered so far.
Graham Johnson
Stand-In Club Captain for August Bank Holiday Weekend