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Date Event name Near Type
Thu Jul 16th (Cancelled) Summer Evening Event - Alderley Edge Alderley Edge Local

More event information - Regular Wednesday Run - Entry closing dates - Useful Links

Another important first for MDOC!

Please take a moment to read the two interviews from our impressive junior reps - Dominic and Catriona. Once you have read them I am sure that you will agree with me that these two determined young people have an exciting future in Orienteering in front of them.

Watch this space to see what more juniors have to offer in the future ...

Pete Hayes

03rd Jul 20

For virtual orienteering courses in and around South Manchester, visit, Source:

MDOC members launch dedicated virtual orienteering website

A range of virtual orienteering courses in and around south Manchester are now available via a dedicated website thanks to the efforts of MDOC members Ian Watson, Peter Ross and Doug Edwards during lockdown. The courses use the latest version of the MapRun smartphone app that was trialled at last season's night street league, MapRunF.

Challenges include finding as many postboxes in your area as you can in an hour and navigating the streets of Altrincham on a map drawn 120 years ago.

For full details, go to the Manchester Navvies website -

22nd Jun 20

MDOC finish in 5th place in online TORUS competition

Congratulations to all MDOC members who took part in the online T.O.R.U.S. Cup 2020 (TempO Online Races Ultimate Series), and in particular Ben Kyd who finished 7th overall after 8 rounds. MDOC finished in 5th place overall behind clubs from Italy, Slovakia, Germany and Finland.

14th Jun 20   Read more…

Permanent Orienteering Course video

Yesterday a video was launched which introduces Permanent Orienteering Courses (POCs):

The 5-minute piece was compiled by Katherine Bett and Sarah Brown for British Orienteering and the Orienteering Foundation.

It includes a breakdown of the GMOA map of Boggart Hole Clough, with an explanation of what type of feature each colour represents.

10th Jun 20   Read more…

MDOC victory in online TempO

Congratulations to Ben Kyd for winning round 7 of the international online TempO Cup “TORUS”. He left multiple World and European TempO champions and medallists in his wake. FootO specialists are also taking part, notably Severin Howald of the Swiss National team and Alessio Tenani from Italy.

Click on the check box and then on “MDOC” beside Ben’s name for all MDOC results.

10th Jun 20   Read more…

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