Archive for the ‘Orienteering’ Category

Today I finally realised that I have a ‘proper’ injury and one that simply won’t go away with a couple of days rest. Two Wednesdays ago during the O training organized by QUB, I must have pull my calf muscle on the initial 9km run. I only felt it at the end of the evening […] Once I learn how to embed the script into WordPress, it should look pretty good.

Last weekend I had the opportunity to travel over to England with LVO and compete at the Compass Sport Cup. This is a club competition and attracts most of the ‘big’ clubs in Britain. LVO was the only club to represent Northern Ireland and was also first time the club had ever entered the Compass […]

…..sitting in your office on Monday morning picking all the thorns and splitters out of your hands.

Autumn Schedule


The calendar has never been busier for the local AR/Multisport scene. When you throw in orienteering events, then your problem is deciding what race to enter. Tomorrow is the Causeway Coast Marathon, which is organised by Rowan and the team at 24Extreme. It’s a great route along the north Antrim coastline and if my Saturday […]

Yesterday afternoon there was an orienteering event taking place at Barnett Demesne. It was part of the NI Army Orienteering League, but was open to anyone, although non-service personnel results would not be counted towards the league. It was a perfect excuse to take a half day from work, enjoy the autumn sunshine and get […]

The final WEST Training event was held on a slightly damp Wednesday evening at Cairnwood Forest. There were 2 courses on often – long and short. The long course was only 2.2km in length, but had 19 controls to navigate around. The controls were placed so they offered short sections with quick changes in direction […]