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December 2020 edition now available

The latest edition is now available online - MDOC News December 2020 - contains a report on the recent TORUS Cup including an interview with Britain's #1 (in Virtual TEMPO), MDOC & GMOA Chairman's Reports and a look back to the Staffordshire Way Relay 1984, plus reports on the 2020 TrailO Season, Virtual O in Wythenshawe Park, Club Kit and honouring Pete Lomas' service to the club.

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Dec 2020 - TORUS Cup Special, MDOC & GMOA Chairman's Reports, Virtual O in Wythenshawe Park, Staffordshire Way Relay 1984

Oct 2020 - Orienteering is back! - Navvies Summer Series,  A European Orienteering Holiday, Planning the JK77

Jul 2020 - How we hope to return to orienteering events, orienteering in China, secrets of the club championship, plus some fantastic club results from virtual TrailO competitions.

Apr 2020 - Cyprus, Night Street League, Spain, North West Night League plus ... puzzles and challenges to keep you occupied while isolated

Jan 2020 - Twin Peak, Chair's Award & Club Championship, Swiss OMM, Italian 5+5, Night Street League, Fallibroome Success, Club Kit


Nov 2019 - International Edition - Dolomites, Vienna, Limburg & Sweden, plus British Sprint & Middle Champs, World & British TrailO Champs

Aug 2019 - Special 24-page Summer Edition - Scottish 6 Days, World Masters Championships, Saunders Mountain Marathon & much more ...

Jun 2019 - British Champs, Tegg's Nose, Spring in Sheffield, Night Street League Finale, Yvette Baker Success

Mar 2019 - John O' Goats, Club Social Evening, Saturday Series, Stockholm Indoor Cup, Night Street League


Dec 2018 - City Race Euro Tour, Italian 5+5, Night Street League, Funchal City Race, British Schools Championships

Sep 2018 - JWOC Hungary, Lakes-5, Bavaria O-tour, World Masters - Denmark, Hungaria Cup

Jul 2018 - Summer events, Tamar Triple, Northumberland Weekend, Trail-O

Apr 2018 - CompassSport Cup, Winter events, Night Street League, Portugal "O" Meeting

Feb 2018 - Lyme Park Charity Event, New Year Social & Prize-giving, Edinburgh Big Weekend, Stockholm Indoor Cup (+ maps for Day 1 and Day 2)


Dec 2017 - Night Street League, Finland 100, Sprint & Middle Championships, Schools Orienteering, OMM Mountain Marathon, Yellow Stakes, Pop-up tent, AGM, Colour Badges

Aug 2017 - Scottish 6 Days, JWOC - Finland, Local Sprint Events, O'Cerdanya, Jim Nightingale (1923-2017)

May 2017 - JK 2017, British Championships, British Relay Championships, Finland 100

Mar 2017 - Lyme Park Charity Event, New Year Social & Prize-giving, Night Street League, Twin Peak 2017


Dec 2016 - MDOC AGM, Birchwood, Chinley Churn, York Indoor Cup, Club Championship

Sep 2016 - O'France - Larzac, Croeso - South Wales, WMOC - Estonia, World Trail-O Championships, Other summer events

Jul 2016 - Twin Peak 2016, Summer Events, EYOC - Poland, GMOA, Cheshire & Merseyside Schools League

May 2016 - JK 2016 in Yorkshire, National Trust Challenge at Lyme, Northern Championships, Spring & Summer events, British Championships

Mar 2016 - Lyme Park Charity Event, New Year Social & Prize-giving, Club Championships, First MDOC Event in 1965, MOBO at Burrs


Dec 2015 - 50th Anniversary Issue - Summer in the Alps, Joss Naylor Challenge, 2015 AGM, Manchester Selfie Run

Sep 2015 - Scotland, Footpath Relay, France, Sweden, TrailO, MetrO

Jun 2015 - Long Distance Championships, Relay Championships, Sprint & Middle Distance Champs, Twin Peak 2015, Ray Parkinson

Apr 2015 - 50th Anniversary, Lake District JK, 2 views of Portugal, Spring Series, Junior Section

Feb 2015 - John o'Goats Charity Event, New Year Social & Prizegiving, Night Street Events, Spring Series, Junior Section


Dec 2014 - New Junior Section, Peter Palmer Relay, OMM, NW Training, Istanbul, Montenegro, Brazil, Club AGM, Grand Christmas Quiz

Sept 2014 - Lakes-5 White Rose, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Norway, John o'Groats to Land's End, Memoirs of SuperOrienteer

Jul 2014 - Northern Championships, DEE/MDOC Challenge, British Championships, Twin Peak 2014, Lakes-5 Help Request

May 2014 - JK, Riga, Spring Events, DEE/MDOC Challenge, Twin Peak, Footpath Relay

Feb 2014 - Lyme Park Charity Event, New Year Social, Winter Events, Irwell Valley, The Orienteering Foundation


Dec 2013 - AGM, Twin Peak, Peter Palmer Relays, Schools Championships, Autumn Events, Sardinia, Rome, Bristol

Sept 2013 - Footpath Relay, Media City - Salford, Summer Trips, Northern Championships, Summer Evening Events

Jun 2013 - Sprint @ Loughborough, Middle Distance @ Stanton Moor, British Championships, British Relays, Summer Evening Events

Apr 2013 - Club Mark, CompassSport Cup, Yvette Baker Trophy, Winter Events, JK - Chilterns

Feb 2013 - Lyme Park Charity Event, Prize-Giving, 2012 Club Rankings, New Year Social, Head-to-Head Racing, Night Street League, Winter Events


Dec 2012 - Lagganlia, NWJS Norway Tour, Errwood, Sicily Five + Five, Brittany, Floods in Venice, Winter Events

Oct 2012 - Croeso, Savio House, Cairngorm Tour, Peter Palmer Relays, Mourne Mountain Marathon, Event Reports, AGM Details

Aug 2012 - Twin Peak - High Dam, Tallinn O-Week, Highlights of the Harz, Event Reports, Footpath Relay, GMOA Report

Jun 2012 - A Weekend in York, JK, Interland, BOC, MDOC/DEE Challenge, GMOA Newsletter, Footpath Relay

Apr 2012 - Compass Sport, Injury on Askham Fell, Dan Riley stars in SKY video, 2012 Leagues, Events Round-up

Feb 2012 - Lyme Park, New Year Social, Club Awards for 2011, The Search for the O-Particle, Events Round-up


Dec 2011 - Life in the Leagues, Safety Workshop, Istanbul, AGM, The New Forest, Event Reports, A 70th Birthday

Oct 2011 - Oban 2011, France, White Rose, Peter Palmer Relays, City of London, Dales Trophy

Aug 2011 - Scottish Championships, Springtime in Shropshire, Macclesfield Weekend, Footpath Relay, Hungary

Jun 2011 - JK 2011, Northern Championships, The Battle of Beeston Castle, British Championships, A Weekend in Sussex

Apr 2011 - Twin Peak, Life in Leagues, People Power, Night Events, 40 Years of Orienteering, No Frills

Feb 2011 - Lyme Park, New Year Social, CompassSport Cup, Beleagured!, Loitering with intent!, Winter Events


Dec 2010 - Schools Champs, Sat AM Events, Autumn Events, Daresbury & Chester, Urban League, Mountain Marathon, AGM, Review of the Year

Oct 2010 - Lakes 5, Summer Events, Trail-O, A Year in Shap, JHI & World Park Tour

Aug 2010 - Macclesfield Forest, Ultrasprint, Stockport, Countryside Score Events, Summer Evening Events, GMOA AGM

Jun 2010 - JK, Interland, Haverthwaite, Chorley, British Championships

Apr 2010 - Saturday Sprints, Ilkley Moor, Tom's Top Tips, GMOA AGM, Portugal O-Meet

Feb 2010 - Snow, Social, Prizegiving, Beaudesert, Northern Championships


Dec 2009 - Peter Palmer Relays, Autumn events, Tiviot Dale, GMOA, Provence, Australia

Oct 2009 - AGM, Tay 2009, London, Lake District, Taxal, Dartmoor, Portugal, GMOA

Aug 2009 - Twin Peak, Stockport, Fontainbleau, Bob Graham Round, Summer events

Jun 2009 - JK, Sprint Championships, Middle Distance Championships, Fallowfield Sprint, Summer events, Madrid

Apr 2009 - British Championships, CompassSport Cup, Saturday Events, GMOA Constitution

Feb 2009 - Lyme Park, New Year Social, Club Awards, Venice, Sale Water Park


Dec 2008 - Tom Fellbaum in European Relay Success, Dramatic Rescue in Mountain Marathon, Yorkshire Pudding, City of London Race, Fallibroome Shine at Schools Champs, Grand Christmas Quiz

Sep 2008 - Summer Tours & Events, New Event Structure, How to use Permanent Courses, Riverside Park

Jul 2008 - Stockport Town Race, World Schools Championships, Summer Events, GMOA, Footpath Relay

May 2008 - JK, Interland, British, Twin Peak, Lyme Park

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