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Three months after being awarded with a Bronze Accreditation certificate, BASOC have achieved Silver Accreditation.
The new equipment store is now in use.
As usual, life in the orienteering world continues at a pace with BASOC club champs, a new BASOC committee, the start of the Northern Night Cup and dry, warm indoor Tuesday=O sessions!
Even although the days are becoming shorter and the weather cooler, there is still loads going on in the orienteering world!
The 2018 BASOC Club Champs and AGM will take place in Newtonmore Village Hall on Sun 2nd December 2018.
October is a lovely month - great orienteering in colourful forests, the start of using head torches on Tuesday evenings and holiday time for some. What opportunities are coming up and what has been happening?
The Lakes 5-Days is a multi-day event held every four years down in the Lake District. This year Mum and I decided to head down for a week and give it a go! I’d previously spent a weekend training in the Lakes last November and so was excited for the five races.
Holidays are now a distant memory for most - and the fact that there was frost on the car this morning means that there are many positives for orienteers. The bracken is beginning to turn colour and die back a bit; visibility in the woodlands changes as trees turn through golden colours and eventual
Earlier this year I received an email informing me that I had been selected for the JROS (Junior Regional Orienteering Squad) Lagganlia camp which took place in early August. The camp is focused solely on second year W/M14’s like me all around Britain and only around 25 kids are selected so I
Paul & I have now returned from our extended wanderings; I am looking forward to catching up with some BASOC at Tuesday = O training over the next few weeks. Meanwhile, here are a few things for you. If you have anything for either the website or the BASOC news then please it send to Lynne.
This sounds grand - but anyone can enter if you are older than 35 years and this year over 4000 orienteers arrived in Denmark for the competition. The oldest class this year (with competitors) was M95!
Upon gaining selection to the Scottish Junior Orienteering Squad (ScotJOS), Izzy, Anna and I were able to attend the biannual ScotJOS Summer Tour- hurrah! This is when the squad heads off abroad for around two weeks, training, racing and generally enjoying summer in Scandinavia!
It is all most the end of June, school is out and we are all enjoying the hot and sunny weather (yes it is hot & sunny in Denmark as well). This eNews has been a bit delayed as we had virtually no internet signal for a few days.
May has been a busy month, so here is the news, part 2!
May is a busy month on the orienteering calendar - lots of opportunities for racing and training, as well as having a chat and sharing some cake! The second part of May 2018 eNews will come out towards the end of the month.
It is a real pleasure to be running in drier forests and warmer temperatures - will it last? A shorter eNews this time - please do read all and take action though!
The days are starting to become longer, we are nearly at the end of the Tuesday = DarkO season. The orienteering ‘season’ has started with club members competing at the Scottish Sprint Champs (Stirling University) and the CompassSport Trophy (Beecraigs, near Linlithgow). Gemma, Izzy and
There is a lot taking place over the next few weeks and months - make a note of dates in your diary so that you do not miss any orienteering opportunities! First of all, thank you to all who have renewed their membership of the club, Scottish Orienteering and some who have also taken out British Or