News

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What's All The Buzz About?We asked some of our new members why they keep coming back.

2011 Newcomers

"I love running in the woods, jumping streams, scrambling through mud and splashing in puddles".

"The thrill of finding the checkpoint, then getting lost, then finding my way again, then getting lost. Brilliant! The kids did way better than me!"

Fri 26 JanRead more…

SE Individual League Winners

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Ten Southdowners became individual age class winners based on their performances in SE League events in 2017.

Sun 14 JanRead more…

Xmas Score event

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This annual event was convincingly won by GB athlete Jonny Crickmore. The Elizabeth Brown trophy was won by M60 Pete Jones from SN who managed to visit all the controls in 57 minutes.

Thu 28 DecRead more…

Lost property and medals - Brighton City Race

Brighton Medal

Please contact the organiser if you wish to claim: an Energiser LED headtorch; JK 2017 Buff; Magnifying spectacles; or a medal for finishing in the top 3.

Thu 21 DecRead more…

2017 Brighton City Race

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Pebbles, estates, clanking gates and climb

Sun 17 DecRead more…

Four Southern Night Champions from SO

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Eleven Southdowners travelled to the Chilterns to challenge themselves against the dark of Penn Wood. Ed Lines (M20), Alex Lines (M21), Neil Crickmore (M55) and Ruth Rhodes (W75) came away with trophies for winning their age classes.

Sun 3 DecRead more…

SE Night Champs at Farnham

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Congrats to Neil Crickmore who took gold at yesterday evening's SE Night Champs. There were silver medals for Sue Crickmore and Alexander Lines. Robert Lines, Chris Hooker and Jill Blount won bronze.

Sun 12 NovRead more…

The new O-top design

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The embargo has been lifted and we can now reveal the new design for our O-tops.

Visit our Clothing and Club Kit page for more info, sizes, prices and to order.

Sat 11 NovRead more…

Congratulations to our Southern Champions

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Six Southdowners were crowned Southern Long Distance Champions in the New Forest at the weekend. Congratulations to Scarlet Heap, Pat Jaffe, Anna Chapman, Julia Jarvis, Mary Fogo and Mike Gammon.

Mon 6 NovRead more…

SO at the CompassSport Cup Final

CSC 2017

A select few made the trip down to Devon to face storm Brian and the slippery slopes of the Virtuous Lady to finish 10th in this national inter-club competition.

Mon 23 OctRead more…

First Aid TrainingFree to SO Members

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As a club we would like to increase the coverage of first aid assistance at our 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 level B/C events whilst still ensuring everyone gets their own run.

Mon 16 OctRead more…

JHI SuccessWard Junior Home Internationals

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Southdowns juniors help England to complete the Home International triple with a narrow victory over Scotland.

Wed 11 OctRead more…

Southdowns Juniors at JIRCSJunior Inter-Regional Competition

Jircs 2017 Sejs Team

Sam, Ffion, Stan, Scarlet and Tommy represented the South East Junior Squad (SEJS) in this years Junior Inter-Regional Championships at the end of September.

Wed 11 OctRead more…

Youth Orienteering Away Day

British Orienteering has organised a junior coaching day on Tuesday 24 October 2017

Wed 11 OctRead more…

Younger Junior Training at Great Walstead School

There will be a coaching session for the younger juniors (aged upto 11) ahead of the SOG at 09.15 on Saturday 7 October 2017. Please confirm to Karen Ashworth if you will attend.

Wed 4 OctRead more…