Swansea Bay Orienteering Club

The fast running on a hilly course meant the younger club members were able to take all the top placings in the second Summer League Sprint Race. With tricky courses and route choices, the racing required strength, speed and clarity of navigation. First and second placings were a repeat of last week...

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After a short summer break, the Orienteering Summer League resumed with a fast and furious Sprint Race around Swansea Marina. With excellent courses, testing navigation and route choice, racing was tight on both courses. On the Short Course, only 12 seconds covered the first 4 placings, with Ann Mit...

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Following the success of a funding application to Swansea Council we have held our first two events of the "Fun in the Sun" play scheme project. With project officer Harriet Barker taking the reigns, the club is hosting 6 events in the parks of Swansea from August to September. Families and young ch...

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For 7 days the World's best Orienteers battled it out over a range of disciplines for the right to be called World Champion. On super technical and physical terrain in the Czech Republic the British Team of 7 men and 6 women faced the might of the Scandinavians and runners from the home nation. Mega...

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The summer league returned to the Gower this week for some fast racing around the sand dunes and woods of Penmaen and Nicholaston. With courses set by Roger Stein, there was a good mix of terrain with first controls navigating through the hazel woodlands overlooking the dunes, and then to drop down...

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