Swansea Bay Orienteering Club

Last night saw the first event of the 2022 Summer League. In less than summery weather, runners took to the steep slopes and rocky features of Briton Ferry Woods. The courses planned by Megan Symons tested the fitness and the navigation across the slopes requiring good contouring skills to pick out...

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On the final day of the JK Festival in South Wales, an outstanding set of runs by the SBOC women's team of Katie Reynolds, Kitty Robinson and Megan Carter-Davies saw them take the JK Women's Trophy relay against the UK's best orienteers in fine style...

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A fantastic evening saw 70 runners compete in the warm up Sprint event in Clyne Gardens, last night. Boosted by 20 runners from the touring Finnish O Team Rajamaaen Rykmentii (RR) there was a close run race for the first 5 places. James Bailey of Bristol took first place completing the 3.4km course...

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Whilst putting out controls for todays event, The Glyndwr Gambol, the organiser came across something she was not expecting. A wall of flames creeping towards the site of control number 5. A rather large grass fire was, thanks to a strong easterly wind, rapidly making it's way along the southern s...

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SBOC has received funding from the Orienteering Foundation and Welsh Orienteering Association for a project to build a sustainable future for Orienteering in Swansea and South West Wales.

We are looking for an enthusiastic part-time club development officer to extend, coordinate and support our programme of volunteer-led activities, including introductory sessions in the local community and mentoring volunteer officials. The emphasis is on making their events regular, local, friendly and supportive.

Through this program, the club will attract and retain more new members, increase participation in the sport and develop our volunteer base.

For further details please see Here.. Role Description Here.

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