Swansea Bay Orienteering Club

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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After a long absence, Orienteering returned to Penllergaer Woods for the first time in many years. The path network and thick vegetation reduced the navigational challenge but none the less mistakes were easily made if you lost your concentration. The club also welcomed the 1st Garden Village Browni...

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Fast and furious racing at Oxwich Burrows was the name of the game for the 6th Summer League Event of the season, with the technical nature of the area meaning that time was quickly lost if navigation wasn't spot on. With a good attendance, it was GB squad athletes Ben Mitchell and Megan Carter Davi...

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The fifth Summer League Event of the season took place in the lovely deciduous woods of Craig Fawr near Margam. The woods however, located on a very steep slope proved challenging for both running and navigating as there are few paths and plenty of confusing rocky features. That however, didn't stop...

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