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In accordance with the latest BOF Guidance on the Suspension of Competitions Activities in Tier 4 areas in England (see below), the MDOC Winter MapRun Series has been suspended until further notice.
MDOC is publishing a series of new MapRun courses on street maps for the Winter months.
Missing your orienteering practice during Covid restrictions? MDOC members have planned a number of linear and score courses to help you keep fit independently on urban streets using the free MapRunF app available on your smart phone ...
Following the Prime Minister’s official announcement on Saturday, 31 October 2020, there will be a new, month-long set of restrictions coming into force throughout England.
These new measures will come into force across England from 00:01 on Thursday 5 November 2020 until Wednesday 2 December 2020.
Having reviewed both the new laws and the official guidance published by the UK government for England, the Board of British Orienteering has made the difficult decision that all orienteering events and organised club activities will be suspended in England from Thursday 5 November for as long as these restrictions remain in force.
The full statement can be found here.
The final event of the 2nd TORUS Cup was held on Thursday. Our B course representative David Gray didn’t compete, whereas the MDOC team on the A course put in some solid performances to clinch overall 2nd Club in this international event, behind a very strong Italian team.
John Kewley reports ...
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.