Swansea Bay Orienteering Club

The club celebrated its first Club night of 2024 at its brand new club venue in Penllergare with a presentation by Megan Carter-Davies on her journey to becoming World Sprint Champion. A full room enjoyed her story from an 8 year old running in a rain coat and wellies to the amazing race in Denmark...

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Club member turned out in force and entered into the Xmas spirit with great outfits for the last event of the year. The Xmas Peg Relay at Port Eynon, that had a combination of strategy and speed to get as many pegs as possible, whilst getting round the course. Chris Lewis completed the course in the...

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The blustery weekend provided a great chance for runners to test their skills on the technical sand dune terrain around Swansea.

Firstly, Saturday night brought the Western Night league to Kenfig Burrows for the orienteers to tackle the contours of Kenfig at night. Not daunted by this, a good qua...

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Fielding a team of 35 runners from Diana in W70 to Sam in M10 the club took to the Forest of Dean for the 2023 Compass Sport Cup Final hosted by Bristol Orienteering Club. Taking on 11 other small clubs from across the UK including last years champions Interlopers from Edinburgh..

It was definitel...

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The Winter League kicked off at Nicholaston Burrows on Sunday. After a blustery wet start, it was lovely to have the sun make an appearance and bathe competitors in warm autumn sunshine.

Before the event juniors and newcomers took part in a bit of pre-event training. Working on contour identific...

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