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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


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MDOC Newsletters

October 2020 edition now available

The latest edition is now available online - Oct 2020 - contains reports on orienteering in Poland and the Navvies event at Dovestone, plus members share their experiences of starting orienteering 25 years ago, the results processing system in the days of control cards and pin punches, and planning courses for the JK in 1977.

17th Oct 20   Read more…


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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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


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