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Next Regional EventRewell NE
Sun 7 Oct

Regional Level C

Near: Arundel

Rewell Trees

Rewell Woods, located in the South Downs National Park, near to the historic town of Arundel, offers a variety of challenging terrain encompassing a slope of ancient yew woodland, grazed chalk downland and a gridded commercial woodland.

Juniors Orienteering Activity DayWed 24 October

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British Orienteering is sponsoring a 'youth activity day' for M/W10-14's at High Ashurst Outdoor Activity Centre near Dorking on Wednesday 24th October. Aimed at juniors from London and the South East, the day will include orienteering exercises as well as outdoor activities like high ropes, climbing wall and archery. A great opportunity to have some fun and make new friends!

Fri 21 SepRead more…

Pre-enter for Rewell by 26th Sept

Rewell Trees

Pre-enter for our Regional Orienteering event (level C) to get a lower entry price. It takes place in the beautiful South Downs National Park, near to historic Arundel. Expect interesting terrain including ancient yew woodland and steep downland scarps for the longer courses. More details.

Wed 19 SepRead more…

CompassSport Cup Final - Sun Oct 21st

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Entries required by Sept 21st. Having qualified from the regional heat at Balcombe we are off to the final again. The final is on Cannock Chase (similar terrain to this year's JK) on Sunday Oct 21st. If there is enough interest we may hire a coach to take us up there and back on the day. I have set up an online poll at https://doodle.com/poll/8xbxs3... for members to indicate their availability and interest in a coach.

Tue 18 SepRead more…

Tuesday evening social training


From the end of September until Easter SO will be running a series of training activities on Tuesday evenings between 7:30 and 8:30. The social aspect of these activities are just as important as the training themselves, and many of the activities will be undertaken in pairs or groups. Some participants will retire to a local hostelry afterwards for post training refreshments. Each month we will put on different types of training, see below for more details.

Sun 16 SepRead more…

SO Success at London City Race

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Congratulations to Jack Kosky who finished 2nd (but first British runner) on the Men's Elite course at the race held around the City and South Bank. Also on the podium was Ruth Rhodes 2nd in the Women's Hypervets class. Near misses for Neil Crickmore (4th in Men's Supervets), Lucy Thraves (an excellent 7th in Women's Elite) and Robin Smith (7th in Men's Ultravets). Results can be found at http://slow.org.uk/racereports...

Sun 16 SepRead more…

Peter Palmer Relays


On Saturday afternoon a minibus containing 9 SO Juniors and 3 adults headed north to Tankersley Woods in Sheffield for the annual Peter Palmer Relays – a team race that starts in the dark at 05:00 in the morning (first alarm clock this year hit us at 3:55am!).

Mon 10 SepRead more…

SO Success at British Middles


Congratulations to our three medal winners Mike Gammon Gold in M85, Jonny Crickmore Gold in M21 and Roger Maher Bronze in M80. A further ten Southdowners put in top 10 performances. Results can be found at: http://www.sportident.co.uk/re...

Mon 3 SepRead more…


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Volunteers are the heart of our club. Every event is run by volunteer club members and all are encouraged to get involved. It's a great way to learn new skills and get to know your fellow Southdowners a little better.