Swansea Bay Orienteering Club

At the third of this winters' Night League all runners came unstuck in the brambles at Pembrey Country Park. Not able to see the clean routes to the controls, it was a real test of perserverance as the technical challenge of night orienteering came sharply into focus. Winner of the first two events...

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Club Champion Iestyn Evans took first place on the Green Course with a good run at Crymlyn Burrows on wednesday. Under a clear sky and near full moon, the courses set by Cris Arnold challenged all comers. It was a lovely event and the area looked so different at night as the club used the dunes for...

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On saturday, the club held its Annual Awards and Presentation social event. Arranged by Gill Lock the event took place in the historic old Town Hall at Kenfig, attached to the Prince of Wales Inn. A fantastic buffet was laid on and in the ancient surroundings the trophies for the 2017-18 Winter and...

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In blustery and showery weather the 2018-19 Winter League kicked off with an excellent event at Kenfig Burrows. The technical area posed many challenges and the planner Siobhan Lock kept competitors guessing all the way to the end of the 4.3km course. The top 3 places were occupied by the top club...

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I have been provided with this great article from a few years back that still holds today..as we look forward to the Welsh Championships in 2026!!??

Welsh REAL orienteering championships 2026 - Somewhere in mid Wales

I stand on the start line, nervous but excited, the last of 4 competitors to s...

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