News archive for May 2013

Scottish Relay Championships

There were some more great performances from Forth Valley Orienteers at the Scottish Relay Championships on Sunday 26 May at Maxwelton Estate near Moniaive, Dumfriesshire.

Unfortunately no FVO teams were victorious, but there was some exciting racing and that is what it's all about.

In particular, there was a ...

28th May 13   → read more...

Scottish Individual Championships 2013

There were some great results for Forth Valley Orienteers at this weekend's Scottish Orienteering Championships down in Dumfries and Galloway.

The individual championships were held on the testing Craigengillan Estate near Loch Doon, over rolling open moorland, pock-marked with small cliffs and boulders, under blue skies and a fierce ...

27th May 13   → read more...

Lizzie is British Champion

There were some great results from the small group of FVO runners who headed down to the Surrey Hills for the British Long and Relay Championships this weekend.

Top result was for Lizzie Stansfield who won her 3.3km W12 course in a time of 30.41 to give a ...

5th May 13   → read more...

Caroline Smilie 1932-2013

Caroline Smillie died in Stirling Community hospital on Thursday 2nd May 2013 aged 81 years. Caroline had suffered a series of strokes since last Christmas.

Caroline was one of the early stalwarts of FVO and continued as a key club member for more than 30 years. Caroline was an Arts and Crafts teacher at McLaren High School in Callander and, with Liz Youngson another McLaren teacher, latched on to orienteering as something that interested her and could interest and inspire schoolchildren

3rd May 13   → read more...

Daniel Selected for British Talent Development Camp

FVO's Daniel Stansfield has been selected as one of 32 athletes to attend the British Orienteering Federation Talent Development Coaching Camp that will take place at Badaguish Outdoor Centre this summer.

This is well deserved after an excellent season of racing with top results in all the major competitions.

1st May 13   → read more...