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Well played those of you who ran the Stockport Edgeley MapRun courses. Congratulations to Marie and Trevor Roberts on successfully planning their first MapRun event. It was a first for MDOC too because we haven’t previously had a MapRun event on a standard Urban map.
The courses are not closed, so it's not too late for others to run too.
The next event, in Glossop, will be available from Saturday 15th August ...
Starting on 1st August, MDOC will be publishing a variety of new MapRun courses for you to try over the next month, on the Manchester Navvies site. There will be a variety of maps – urban, street and terrain – as well as courses from linear to score ...
In preparation for the first tentative events post-Covid-19 from 1st August 2020, British Orienteering has issued a Code of Conduct for all participants in the sport. All orienteers must have read and accepted these rules before taking part in an orienteering event. However, it says if there are any changes in Government guidance, these will naturally take precedence.
You can read the Code of Conduct here.
Dom Wathey has set a Kahoot! challenge aimed at junior members of MDOC (but open to all members). The first quiz will be based on control descriptions, and has 15 questions - it should only take about 5 minutes to complete. Read on for details ...
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.