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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


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


MDOC leading TORUS Club competition

There were some great results for MDOC in stage 3 of the 2nd TORUS Cup (online TempO). See /http://www.yq.cz/trail-o/TempO/TORUS/.

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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