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MDOC leading TORUS Club competition

There were some great results for MDOC in stage 3 of the 2nd TORUS Cup (online TempO). See /

Yesterday’s [virtual] event took place in Slovakia.

 Read on for all the MDOC results ...

14th Oct 20   Read more…

Sam Drinkwater (MDOC) explains basic orienteering skills in the first of four new films set in urban parks, Source:

New videos teach orienteering skills in local parks

MDOC / GMOA have launched 'Get Out & Go', a series of four new films targeted at novices and newcomers, thanks to a grant from Sport England.  

You can see the videos on the club's new YouTube channel.

Filmed in urban parks during Summer 2020, the short videos show beginners all the basics of orienteering, from the special way maps and courses are drawn, though a range of useful skills and techniques, to simple route choice, planning ahead and reading the map on the run ...

13th Oct 20   Read more…

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An inspiring junior interview

Please take a moment to read the latest junior interview - from Ollie. This young man is already successful in two sports. What is even more impressive is his recent solo effort to travel from Macclesfield to Edinburgh in one day by bike, in order to raise funds for research into Multiple Sclerosis. This disease took his grandfather at a young age before Ollie was born. His solo ride without any support is inspiring.

09th Oct 20

NWNL is sponsored by BrightBikeLights, Source:

North West Night League 2019/20

Final league results

As the last event of the season (SELOC’s at Tandle Hill) was cancelled due to bad weather, the positions after 5 events are the final results ...

  • Final Results after the fifth event at Philips Park (as an Excel spreadsheet)

Steve Wilson was the leading male (112 points) and Karen Parker the leading female (97 points).

Mark Seddon had 106 points and John Embrey 100 points.

Chris has received their prizes from BrightBikeLights (Trevor Jackson) who will be sponsoring the League again in 2020/21.

02nd Oct 20   Read more…

MapRun Summer Series extended until Sunday 4th October

The Summer Series is coming to an end with a short extension to Sunday 4th October (courtesy of the Navvies team). So if you have missed one, now is the time to visit the navvies site and get your map.

Peter Ross reviews the highlights so far, and asks 'What next?' ...

26th Sep 20   Read more…

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