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Events Calendar

Date Event name Near Type
Thu Oct 29th Night Street League 1 - Heatons (postponed) Parrs Wood Local, Night, Street
Tue Nov 10th Night Street League 2 - Macclesfield (postponed) Macclesfield Local, Night, Street
Sat Nov 21st Autumn Series 3 - Bramhall Park (cancelled) Bramhall Score
Thu Nov 26th Night Street League 3 - Altrincham (postponed) Altrincham Local, Night, Street

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MDOC club events cancelled until the end of the year

In light of Greater Manchester being placed at a very high Covid alert level (Tier 3) the decision has been made to cancel all club organised events until the end of 2020.

Stockport MBC has refused permission for us to hold organised events in its parks at this time and, with members spread across Tier 2 and Tier 3, any club events could encourage competitors and helpers to cross into or out of the high risk area, against Government and BOF advice.

24th Oct 20


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Night Street League Series 2020-21

Sadly, MDOC have made the decision to postpone the beginning of the NSL series until January 2021, so the event scheduled in The Heatons on Thursday 29th October will NOT now take place.

As you can imagine, the decision wasn't taken lightly, but with the government guidelines strongly advising against travel between T2 and T3 (and vice versa) we felt it was the right thing to do. 

Looking forward, we are hoping to relaunch the series in January (Covid - permitting of course).

24th Oct 20   Read more…


Ben leads TORUS Cup after round 6

Congratulations to Ben Kyd who won the 6th round of the TORUS Cup on Thursday, winning 4 of the 7 stations. He is now leading the competition overall.

John Kewley reports ...

23rd Oct 20   Read more…


More great results from the TORUS Cup

Congratulations to Ben Kyd who won the 4th round of the TORUS Cup on Thursday! He is now 2nd overall, only 0.11 points behind, after the first 4 events. 

River Edis-Smith completed the 4th round in 23rd place (2nd MDOC) with John Kewley being the 3rd MDOC counter - putting the MDOC team in 2nd place on the day.

However MDOC are still leading the Club competition overall.

Full results at http://www.yq.cz/trail-o/TempO/cup.cgi?cup=TORUS.2020_2A.

You can also click on (B) to see the B course with MDOC’s David Gray now in 4th place after coming 15th on the day.

17th Oct 20


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MDOC Newsletters

October 2020 edition now available

The latest edition is now available online - Oct 2020 - contains reports on orienteering in Poland and the Navvies event at Dovestone, plus members share their experiences of starting orienteering 25 years ago, the results processing system in the days of control cards and pin punches, and planning courses for the JK in 1977.

17th Oct 20   Read more…


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