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This blog is used to populate the news section on the BOK Website.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Headless Hill Regional Event Results

Provisional results for the BOK Regional, SWOA Galoppen and ASO league event at Headless Hill have been put online. You can also find a link to Winsplits. RouteGadget and Splitsbrowser will follow later.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

South West Junior Squad Sales

Pete Maliphant reports the South-West Junior Squad OBuy shop will be at Headless Hill this Sunday, selling cakes, drinks and sweets as well as a wide variety of secondhand kit.

They're also about to buy in a stock of useful items such as control description holders and would welcome suggestions that schools and others would find useful to be able to buy at local events. More details at www.swjs.co.uk/obuy.html

Monday, November 23, 2009

BOK Orienteering 29 November 2009

There is orienteering in the Forest of Dean this week-end, Sunday 29th November 2009. Details are here

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Tom Gibbs wins Adventure Racing World Champs

Ifor Powell has just reported that Tom Gibbs has won the Adventure Racing World Champs in Portugal. He was racing for the British team Helly Hansen Prunesco with team mates Nic MacLeod, Nick Gracie and Warren Bates. They have been racing non-stop from Monday morning till 9.30 Saturday morning, finishing with 52 Checkpoints to beat former World Champs Nike by two checkpoints. A truly amazing result.

Control Descriptions and Map Specifications

If, like me, you have trouble remembering the difference between a narrow marsh and a small erosion gully there is now a page on the BOK website with details of Control Descriptions symbols used (and a link the the full IOF specification), along with links to IOF Map specifications.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

October Committee Meeting Summary

A summary of the minutes of the committee meeting held on 8th October 2009 is now available.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Southern Championships Week-end 20-21st February 2010

Details of the Southern Championships in the Forest of Dean have been added to the diary on the BOK website. They are being organised by NGOC, BOK and Welsh Junior Squad over the week-end 20 - 21st February 2010 along with a middle distance and night event.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Leigh Woods 14th November 2009

There are local Saturday league and Western Night league events at Leigh Woods, Bristol this week-end. Details are on the BOK website.

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Overscourt Woods Results - Saturday Winter League

Results and points for the Overscourt Woods event (Saturday 24th Oct) - the first of this seasons Saturday Winter League events - are now available.