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Results from Sat 9 NovRivers Wood + CoachingSOG A5

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Hi All, Hope you enjoyed the event today. Thank you to Mike for planning and everyone who helped today. There will not be any Routegadget results for this event. The league results will be posted shortly. Les Planner's Comments Thanks to all of you who cam…

First Aid TrainingFree to SO Members

First Aid Box

As a club Southdowns Orienteers would like to increase the coverage of first aid assistance at their events: both to increase the likelihood of a qualified first aider being present should the need arise at a small local event where the formal provision is just 'first aid kit at download’ and also to make it easier to create a roster of club first aiders for National/Regional events whilst still ensuring everyone gets their own run.


Fri 8 NovRead more…

SO third in CompassSport Cup Final

Celebrations

Due to the large turnout of club members we managed to come an excellent third in the national inter-club competition. Despite only having two members in the top three of any course (congratulations Roger and Tommy) we remained competitive against Bristol (4th), South Yorkshire (2nd) and Forth Valley (1st). The tub of chocolates prize was quickly shared around those members that stayed for the prize-giving. The team results are now published on the MV website http://www.mvoc.org/Events/20191020CompassSport/results/index.html scroll down to the bottom for team scores.

Sun 20 OctRead more…

Junior Home International Success

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Congratulations to Ffion Jones, Stan Heap, Scarlet Heap and Tommy Heap who were selected to compete at the Junior Home Internationals in Northern Ireland this weekend. Great results for Tommy Heap winning the M14 Individuals and Scarlet Heap winning the W16 Relay leg, with solid performances from both Stan and Ffion for their teams.

Tue 15 OctRead more…

CompassSport Cup Final

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I have today finalised our team of 118 runners!

I have e-mailed out details of this team along with allocated start times. If for some reason you didn't receive this information please check your spam folder and if still nothing e-mail me directly and I will forward.

Final details can be found on the MV website http://www.mvoc.org/Events/20191020CompassSport/20191020FinalDetails.pdf

Sat 12 OctRead more…

Junior Development Camp 1-3 November

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There is a weekend orienteering camp for juniors taking place in the New Forest during Nov 1-3rd. It is aimed at club juniors aged 11-13 years at Orange standard (TD3) or Yellow level (TD2) aiming to improve to Orange.

Fri 4 OctRead more…

Toblerone winners at London City Race

Toblerone

Two Southdowners conquered the Barbican and the city of London to podium at the UK's largest city orienteering race. Taking home their chocolate prizes were Sam Leitch (2nd in Men under 21 class) and club captain Neil Crickmore improving on his 4th at the British Sprints to come 3rd in the Men over 55 class.

Sun 22 SepRead more…

SO Success at National Championships

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SO came away with a clutch of six medals from the British Sprint and Middle Championships. Congratulations to M8o Middle Champion Roger Maher who also won Bronze in the Sprint. Jonny Crickmore also won two medals Silver in Middle and Bronze in Sprint while there were Bronzes for Tommy Heap (Middle) and Ruth Rhodes (Sprint)

Mon 16 SepRead more…

Volunteers

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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.

Our Volunteer Coordinator Di Turner is responsible for finding Planners, Organisers and Controllers for events. The Event Planners usually find their own volunteers for the 'on the day’ tasks such as map sales, newcomer assistance, first aid, car parking and control collecting, however, Di will also help find volunteers for these positions if required. In addition to this our IT team, responsible for registration and download, is always keen to train up new helpers and Di will happily put you in touch with them.