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Club News May 2024

Welcome to our latest Newstrack! We’ve just about recovered from staging the JK Relays on Easter Monday at Stanton Moor, with 1100 runners from 7 countries. A full write-up will follow, but it’s one of the...

British Middle Champs at Danefield, Otley

Congratulations to John and Liz, who placed 3rd in their age classes Spring is the crazily busy season for competitive orienteers, this year with the JK, British Classic Distance and British Middles falling in a 4-week...

Gold for Simon at JK Sprint Race

“And here comes Simon Brister of DVO into the finish … he takes the lead in the M75’s by four seconds …”   To my great shock and disbelief, this is what I heard blaring from the loudspeakers as I crossed the...

Fun in Cyprus

Sally comes 2nd in W45, a Harris Relay and Andy meets Aphrodite! Motivated by our enjoyment of the Gran Canaria O Meet at Christmas, we decided to seek out some more sunny orienteering for the spring! A quick look at...

Derby+ MapRun series

Smartphone orienteering events around Derby (including two daylight evening events in April) What: Based on the success of our first series of smartphone-based events before Christmas, we have planned more events for...

Club News February 2024

Welcome to our February Newstrack magazine. It was nice to hear that Newstrack won a CompassSport Newsletter of the Year Award in 2023, despite the transition to online only – so a HUGE thank you for all your...

An Unexpected Victory

Richard Parkin placed 1st in M55 at the British Night Championships in the Lake District, just 3 seconds ahead of Alistair Landels. Marcus Scotney was 2nd in M50. Both reflect on their experience … Richard: I’ve...

Review of DVO’s 2023 events

Dave Nevell looks back on the club’s events We left things at the end of 2022 on a cliff-hanger. The running total of DVO events, according to the deeply researched but possibly fallible event database, stood at...