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British Orienteering have produced a Code of Conduct for participants which take into account the best practice in recognising the dangers from the Covid-19 virus.
The club’s Treasurer, Alan Ogden, is approaching the end of his three-year tenure of the office and wishes to step down. We are therefore inviting applications for this important voluntary role on the club’s committee and executive from 1st September 2020.
If you are interested in undertaking this role for the club, please email: with supporting information by 19th July 2020.
A description of the responsibilities of the role is in the following document ...
but if you have further questions, please email:
Once the new Treasurer has the accounts set up and running, Alan estimates that the role should take up two to three hours a month. He has offered to provide support for the first year.
July 2020 edition now available
The latest edition is now available online - Jul 2020 - contains the latest news on how we hope to return to orienteering events, an account of possibly the first ever MDOC member to orienteer in China, the secrets of the club championship, plus some fantastic club results from virtual TrailO competitions.
A range of smartphone 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 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.