See here for the latest update from Orienteering’s Governing Body.
The latest edition of the West Midlander magazine can be downloaded here.
This year City of Birmingham OC are holding a “virtual run” using the MapRunF app. Full details are here; you can run it at a time and date of your choosing up to 30th June. And if anyone is worried about breaking the CSC/T Final embargo on Sutton Park then they’re doing it wrong…. running round the perimeter is definitely OK!
Harlequin Orienteering Club’s annual run around the Clent Hills is happening in a modified, socially distanced way this year. See the full details here for how to take part any time between the 11th and 18th June.
A new dimension to your running during lockdown, for beginners and experienced orienteers alike. Click here to get yourself out and about, exploring the towns and parks throughout Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.
British Orienteering announced today that Alison Sloman (HOC) had won the 2019 Trophy for “best contribution to mapping”. Read more, including Alison’s reaction, here. Congratulations!
As a result of the COVID 19 outbreak, this event is postponed to a future date towards the end of the year. Entry fees will be returned via the Fabian4 system.
The Organiser’s Course and Event Safety and Welfare Workshop scheduled for 28th March has been postponed until the Autumn, due to low numbers attending. Information about who needs to have attended these courses is here.
It has not been possible to arrange a heat to replace the Postensplain event which was cancelled due to storm Dennis. So, all the clubs from the WMOA round can go direct to the Final – 18th October, Sutton Park hosted by Octavian Droobers.
Congratulations to Kristof Nowicki of Wrekin Orienteers and Harlequin’s Alison Sloman for winning the M35 and W80 classes respectively. Full details here.
Unfortunately, Storm Dennis has beaten us. The Forestry Commission have withdrawn permission for the event because of concerns about the weather this weekend. More information about what will happen regarding the CSC/T heat when we’ve had a chance to look at the options.