News archive for 2006

Scottish Score

Controversy reigns over crossing points at the Scottish Score at Beecraigs. The organisers chose to designate two sections of the several roads through Beecraigs as “busy” and put in place a system whereby competitors had to punch a certain control twice, once on the way into a loop over a ...

26th Nov 06   → read more...

Club Champs

Thanks to Martin for organising, and to Paul Frost and Ecko for loan of equipment. Congratulations then to our new club champions:

Title Winner
Junior Girls Frances Brown
Junior Boys Craig Thomson
Girls Abi Longhurst
Boys Jamie Stevenson
Women Rona Molloy
Men Marcus Pinker
Vet Women Louise Longhurst
Vet Men ...

18th Nov 06   → read more...

Provost Awards

Congratulations to Sue Harvey for being given a Provost's Award for services to orienteering at a ceremony held in the Great Hall of the Castle on Friday October 27.

27th Oct 06   → read more...

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Compass Sport Trophy

FVO holders of the Compass Sport Trophy for the last two years were just pipped into second place in the GB final of the club competition at Greenham Common on Sunday. We ended up with 1239 points (from a maximum of 1300) in second place to SARUM with 1265.

Obviously ...

15th Oct 06   → read more...

JHI 105

Junior Home Internationals

England win the individuals, and the overall trophy. Scotland win the relays. Wales take the Judith Wigham trophy.

24th Sep 06   → read more...

Jamie Stevenson Trophy

FVO's juniors were narrowly squeezed into second place in the Jamie Stevenson trophy on Sunday afternoon at Kinnoul Hill at Perth by MAROC. Both FVO (last years winners of this Scottish inter-club competition for juniors) and MAROC scored 592 points out of a maximum of 600. But on a ...

14th Sep 06   → read more...

A fantastic orienteering weekend

The weekend saw some fantastic orienteering on two quality areas with a high turn out of club members.

11 Person Relay

In a close race, FVO were narrowly beaten by EUOC in the 11 person relay, but won the handicap race convincingly. In the spirit of the competition FVO's ...

10th Sep 06   → read more...

Lakes 5 Days

Martin did the biz in M45 long. A strong performance over the five days (four firsts, and a second) saw him overall in first place ahead of Donald Petrie (Clyde)

Good results too for Abi Longhurst (second in W14A), and for Hazel Dean and Nick Barrable - both third in the ...

12th Aug 06   → read more...

BJs at the LAMM

Good results for both Ali Bryan-Jones and Kirsty Bryan-Jones at this year's LAMM at Assynt over the weekend of 17th/18th June. Ali was (half) of the team that 4th on the A course, while Kirsty was (half) of the first Women's team on the same course

Read ...

10th Jun 06   → read more...

SOL 5 & Harvester

On the day after the night before (the Harvester), FVO managed to clock up two first place performances at SOL5 down at Teviothead. Well done to both Nick Barrable, 1st in M21L and to Martin Dean, 1st in M45L.

Lucille Macleod also took second place in W65S. Full SOL and ...

4th Jun 06   → read more...

Janine wins MTBO middle distance champs

Congratulations to Janine, on being the womens middle distance champion in the first MTBO championships held at Yately Heath on the 4th June. Following her success she hsa been chosen for the GB team for the MTBO world championships in Finland in July. Full results of the event at EmitUK ...

3rd Jun 06   → read more...

Scottish champs successes

A strong contingent from FVO headed north to Banchory to take part in the Scottish Champs over the weekend of the 27th/28th May.

The best individual results were achieved by:

  • Steve Barrett - 1st in M45S
  • Cathy Tillbrook - 1st W35S
  • Jen Barrett - 1st in W45S
  • Steve Nicholson - 1st in M35S ...

28th May 06   → read more...

FCC Middle Distance Event at Ganavan

  • The sun shone - at least until all the competitors were home,
  • Ewan Purves was in charge of litter control,
  • No-one mentioned the climb,
  • and a good time was had by all

Final Results can be found here, and
splits can be found at WinSplits Online,
splitsbowser can be found at ...

8th May 06   → read more...

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Marcus - Irish Champion

FVO's Marcus Pinker turned in strong performances on both Saturday and Sunday at the Irish Orienteering Championships held in Carlingford Mountain. On an open morrland area with very complex rock detail, Marcus put in a very strong performance on Sunday to win the long distance event of 13.4km ...

1st May 06   → read more...

JK Results

A number of good results for club runners over the two days of individual competition at the Easter Weekend down at Ilkley and Keldy

  • Lucile MacLeod - 1st in W65S
  • Jason Inman - 2nd in M35L
  • Abigail Longhurst - 2nd in W14A
  • Susan Hensman - 2nd in W21V
  • Dave Coustick - 3rd in M60L

In ...

16th Apr 06   → read more...

British Orienteering Champs

Congratulations to FVO's new British Champion - Brian Bullen 1st in M55L from a large field of over 100 runners in his class!

Also well done to Amy Barrett, 1st in W16B and Abi Longhurst who was second in W14A

In the relays - good results were achieved by

  • FVO Fast ...

2nd Apr 06   → read more...

Compass Sport Trophy

Congratulation to everyone who helped a depleted FVO team take second place at the Compass Sport Trophy and qualify for the final on 15th October

Keep that date free to see whether FVO can qualify for a hat trick of victories

With many of the club away either taking part ...

26th Feb 06   → read more...

Nick Barrable - British Night Champion

Our congratulations to Nick Barrable, who added the British Night Champion title to his British Sprint title. The darkness proved little hindrance as he covered 10.5km over the mixed heathland and woodland - at Hawley and Hornley Commons near Sandhurst - in 63 minutes to win by the smallest of margins ...

29th Jan 06   → read more...

Ted at Devils Burden

Devil's Burdens relays

The FVO team (Gareth, Steve, Jason, Fraser, Marus and Will) came in 22nd in the Devils Burden relays on Sat 28th. But the picture below is of Ted wearing Non-FVO colours. Other FVO runners included Sandy Grant, Beccy and Jon

28th Jan 06   → read more...