Swansea Bay Orienteering Club

Sunday saw the first event of 2022 with the resumption of the Winter League on Rhossili Down. A good turnout, including some welcome new faces, saw competition on all courses especially the Green and Blue Courses. Roger Stein of Swansea won the Green Course ahead of Frank Ince of Cardiff, and Ben Mi...

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In a lingering fog at Port Eynon, runners enjoyed the final event of 2021. Running in Christmas fancy dress they took on the puzzle style event set by Kerina Lake requiring strategy as well as the usual navigation and speed. Megan Carter-Davies unpicked the challenge and collected maximum points in...

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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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