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MapRun: Teignmouth

Maprun Meet: Sunday 26th July 09.30

MapRunTeignmouth 60 Min Score

Steve Perrelle is organising a Maprun meet this Sunday 26th July at 09.30am using the Teignmouth map. Details are available here: Teignmouth Maprun

MapRun User Guide V2

General safety guidance for individual maprunsMaprun

  

MapRun: Dawlish

Maprun Meet: Sunday 19th July

Dawlish MapRun

Matt Atkins is planning on having a run round our Dawlish MapRun this Sunday morning 19th July at 9am. You are welcome to join Matt for a run, for help if needed and to meet with others. This is a 60 minute Score course around the town streets and footpaths. See below for further details. 

MapRun User Guide V2

All Devon's MapRun courses can be found on the app by tapping 'Select Event > 'UK' > 'Devon.

General safety guidance for individual mapruns: Maprun

  

Haldon Forest Park Maprun now available!

All colour coded courses

The Permanent Orienteering Course at Haldon was opened in June 2019. You can now run all of the same courses using your smart phone to record -and compare -your time, your split times and your route. 

All the courses have now been tested and Maprun can provide a suitably challenging additional approach to the use of this permanent course. 

 

  

Maprun: Exminster

Available NOW!

Why not join Matt Atkins on Sunday 12th July to run the Exminster Maprun? See below for details. 

This is another addition to Devon's Mapruns. Mapruns are free and can be done whenever is convenient for you.

Get the Exminster Maprun map here.

This is a 60 minute score course. Visit as many of the controls as you can, in any order, within 60 minutes. 20 points per control, 10 point penalty for each minute or part minute over 60 minutes.

See here for more information on the Maprun app and how to use it:  MapRun User Guide V2

All Devon's MapRun courses can be found on the app by tapping 'Select Event > 'UK' > 'Devon.

  

Permanent Orienteering Courses

Have you visited one of Devon's Permanent Orienteering Courses lately? If not, now is perhaps a good time to give one or more a try! Devon OC is working with British Orienteering to raise awareness of courses on your doorstep

Click here for an introductory video. 

For the latest information (November 7th 2020) seePOCs in Devon

For a list of courses in Devon see:  Permanent Orienteering Courses in Devon

For access to web based maps and associated information please go to: www.britishorienteering.org.uk/ 

  

Lockdown Orienteering

Orienteering Competitions On Your Sofa

Here are some opportunities to take part in Lockdown Orienteering, sent in by Spencer Modica.

There is even a British Open Championship taking place over the weekend 26th -28th June: https://lockdownorienteering.com/

Why not give it a go?  And there are a range of warm up games below for you to try! 

  

British Orienteering Webinars

Routegadget and MapRun

There are two British Orienteering webinars coming up which may well be of interest to many club members. The first, on Thursday 7th May at 7.30pm, is on Routegadget and the second, on Tuesday 12th May at 7.30pm, focuses on MapRun. (On our website below see the MapRun initiative which Devon Orienteering Club is currently taking forward.)

To register see:http://https://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/news/5191

  

Devon and Cornwall Night League

2019-20 Final League Table

Table and report compiled by Roger Hargreaves, Kerno:

Congratulations to the winners (table below) who will have to reflect on their successes in the seclusion of their homes.  

Our thanks must go to the Planners who usually do this as a one-person-band. The Final Results lists below are short which reflects the limited cross-over between the clubs but I have also included results where a member only ran on opposition territory.

  

Photo Challenge

Exeter University

These photographs are taken somewhere at Exeter University, snapped when I was planning the SW Sprint Championships last year. Some of you would have run past them on your courses. But where exactly are they? Have a look at your map of the University, or fly around in the 3D-view that's on google-maps. Clues available if you're finding it too tricky. And do you have a puzzle you want to set us?  Damian Wilson

Please email any answers - or questions - to Damian at: 

  

Coronavirus

Due to today's (16.3.20) government announcement, the event planned for 22nd March at River Dart Country Park has been cancelled. 

This message has now been re-inforced by British Orienteering's statement: "It is with great sadness that we are now in a position where all orienteering activities in the UK have to be suspended with immediate effect."

We will, of course, get up and running again as soon as circumstances allow; details will appear on the website and in the club's Newsletter.  

Where possible we will seek to re-arrange cancelled events and activities to a later date so that all of the hard work and effort of the Planner, Organiser and Controller are not in vain!

In the mean time, if you have anything which you would like to post on the website or in the Newsletter (reports of recent or not-so-recent events and activities, ideas about keeping fit, training tips etc) then please send them in!

  

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