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Planners comments. Thanks for dragging yourselves out of bed on such a dreary day. The going was lovely and muddy, and I hope you all enjoyed your runs, especially all the newcomers. It was really nice to hear all your comments. A big thank you to all the hel…

Team Availability Spring 2019


It's that time of the year when I need to put teams together for various competitions in the Spring. Details of these events are given below and to facilitate the entry process I have set up a doodle poll at https://doodle.com/poll/42dic2... to allow you to enter your availability. You don't need to sign up to use this poll and you can go back and edit entries later if need be.

Sun 20 JanRead more…

England Selections

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Congratulations to Scarlet Heap W16,Tommy Heap M14 and Jonny Crickmore M21 on their recent selection to represent England at the Interland competition being held in France in March. A huge well done!

Mon 7 JanRead more…

17th Mar 2019 - save the date

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Readers of CompassSport may have noticed in the Dec edition a list of the most successful clubs in the CompassSport Cup competition, where a strong correlation with geographical proximity to the final was noted. Despite the final not being held in the SE for over 35 years SO feature strongly in this table. This year though the final is being held in the South East (at Pippingford in October), but to get to this we must first get through the heat being held in the Ashdown Forest on Sun 17th March.

Sun 6 JanRead more…

SE Individual League Winners


The final 2018 league results have been published and reveal that nine Southdowners won their respective age classes. Congratulations to Tommy, Liam, Will, Alan, Joe, Robin, Mike, Scarlet, Jill and Ruth. Certificates will be awarded at the DFOK Chelwood event on Jan 13th.

Fri 4 JanRead more…

Newcomers welcome

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Looking for a new challenge? Southdowns Orienteers welcomes people of all ages to turn up and give it a go. You can walk or run, take part as a group or on your own.

Check out our newcomers pages, contact page, come along to an event or attend one of our monthly coaching sessions.

Thu 3 JanRead more…

SO win trophies at all ages

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SO triumphed at the recent South East Families and Veterans competition on Ashdown Forest. Peter Chapman won the men's veteran trophy M40+, Anna Chapman won the ladies veteran W40+ trophy and Linda Hulley won the ladies super veteran trophy W60+. The Chapman family also went on to win the family competition with the help of Ben and Emma (M10 and W10).

Thu 3 JanRead more…

Jack Kosky takes on Europe


Many British orienteers participate in the City Race EuroTour which saw its final event take place over the weekend of Dec 8th/9th in Funchal, Madeira. Winning the men's elite race was our very own Jack Kosky. Not far behind Jack was CompassSport editor Nick Barrable who ended up 2nd overall in the tour. The two of them race again in Brighton on the 22nd and will be joined by Jack Leitch who has been putting in some good performances recently in the Scottish cross country scene.

Wed 12 DecRead 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.