We are saddened to have to report the death of Dave Prentice, long-time member of TAY. Dave died while hiking in Uganda, after suffering breathing difficulties. Dave will be missed for everything he brought to orienteering, his enthusiasm and ideas, his contribution to mapping as well as his long-term involvement with schools.
23rd Jan 15 Read more… 5 comments
Representing GB in World Cup Round One
BASOC members, Jess & James Tullie & Ewan McCarthy were competing for Britain in the first 3 World Cup races of 2015 all the way down under in Tasmania. You can read the full report is on the BASOC website.
Jess had a confidence boosting 16th place in her first World Cup Race, and is featured on the WOC2015 website.
23rd Jan 15
Moves to Sun 28th June
After a great deal of thought the STAG 3 Parks In 1 Day Event is on the move .......
to Sunday 28th June 2015.
Read more about the move
12th Jan 15
Andrew Hewat, Roxburgh Reivers, passed away on Christmas Eve after several weeks in hospital battling first a broken hip then a blood infection.
02nd Jan 15 Read more…
We are pleased to announce dates for Coach CPD in 2015 - including a special session on “Talent”, with prestigious guest speaker Tony Stanger. Venues will be allocated in discussion with clubs; please get in touch if you’d like to request a particular date in your area. The general theme for the sessions will be “Lively sessions for newcomers and returners”.
20th Dec 14 Read more…
World of O
Judith Wyder and Rune Haraldsson have been awarded with “The Orienteering Achievement of 2014” titles.
14 athletes and 2 teams were nominated for the annual poll to find the most impressive achievements in international orienteering. The poll is organized by World of O – the major internet presence for international orienteering news.
Full details of the voting can be found on the World of O website.
18th Dec 14 Read more…
The following juniors have been selected to the Scottish Junior Squad for 2015:
15th Dec 14 Read more…
For the MAROC and TAY club catchment areas, (each 1 day per week).
Annual Salary: £15000 - £16000 (pro rata for 1 day per week) depending on experience
Duration: to end-August 2016
The Scottish Orienteering Association is seeking to appoint two highly motivated people who are able to work both in collaboration with the club and independently to fill these positions.
12th Dec 14 Read more…
Sunday 7th December
3 races, 3 parks, 1 overall result. Good social as well as competitive event, It will also be the 500th STAG event since they started up in 1982. STAG website for more details.
Results including WinSplits and RouteGadget.
05th Dec 14
Hope you’ll enjoy this issue, whose stories include the background to Race The Castles, schools orienteering in Moray, experiences at the Marathon Des Sables, and reviews of this year’s SOL and SOUL series of races. There’s a new column introducing SOA Board members, along with news from the elite and junior squads, a preview of events to look forward to in the next few months, and all the usual features.
02nd Dec 14 Read more…