Swansea Bay Orienteering Club

A full entry of 30 competitors took part in the first of this years Winter Leagues. With a range of courses on offer, from simpler junior courses throgh to a challenging 7km course on a map without paths, the sun shone and runners enjoyed blue skies and a welcome chance to get out and dust off the r...

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Adhering to the new Covid-19 guidance, the SBOC Night League kicked off last night on Kilvey Hill. Tackling the challenging courses set by Ben Mitchell, runners covered a range of terrain from complex forest, open hillside and crags and quarries. Views from the top, over Swansea at night, were amazi...

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Following the end of the Wales National lockdown (firebreak) on Monday 9th November, we are able to resume our programme of Orienteering events here in Swansea, as long as we comply with the Welsh Government and British Orienteering Guidelines. So we have a number of events lined up for you to enjoy...

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The Welsh Government has announced "local lockdowns" for some of the council areas that SBOC operate within; Llanelli, Swansea, Neath and Bridgend and may include other areas too. So this presents us with logistical issues as we can only enter and compete in events in our own county. So unfortunatel...

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The club will be starting some events again using a Virtual Approach to Orienteering!
To keep things easier for organisers, we will be making using of an mobile app called 'Usynligo' (Norwegian for 'Invisible O') This app allows us to stage events using minimal equipment and all you need to run is your mobile phone and a printed map. We have the maps of all the areas in the series and when the actual event is finished you can return and try the maps at any time and make up your own courses!

More info here

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