Swansea Bay Orienteering Club

On the bleak snowy hill top of Cleeve Hill, near Cheltenham the British Night Championship competitors battled against the biting wind and aftermath of Storm Arwen whilst tackling the tricky complex contours of the old quarries and workings. Eight Swansea runners took part and the club ended up with...

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Bright sunshine greeted over 60 runners to Ogof Ffynnon Ddu, at the top of the Swansea Valley for the 5th event in the Winter League. It was also doubling up as the 2021 Club Championships. With extra courses planned by Chris Lewis a good number of runners were tempted across from Bristol and beyond...

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This week saw Swansea Bay members pay their last respects to one of the founding fathers of Orienteering in Wales. At the funeral of Peter Seward, a large group of old and current members joined with Peters family and friends to celebrate his life. One that was full and active and fun. He was instru...

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The clubs second Winter League hit the slopes and high ground of the Black Mountain, also know as Pen Rhiw Wen above Brynaman. As the organiser watched the weather closely, a easing of the rain, but still very windy, allowed the runners to set off into the challenging limestone terrain. With excelle...

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A'maze'ing urban race performance.

The instruction to the planner was to devise a challenging course around the maze of Llangyfelach streets, so that no competitor could score maximum points in the allowed time, but might be tempted to try. 32 virtual controls in 45 mins with some testing hills an...

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