News archive for 2014

Race the Castles Stirling 4

International Action at Race the Castles Stirling

On the atmospherically misty morning of Sunday 12 October, Stirling was home to some amazing action from the world's top international orienteers.

19th Oct 14   →

Stirling Castle Map

Race the Castles at Stirling on 12th October

On Sunday 12 October, FVO is hosting a fantastic, exciting, high profile, international orienteering race based from Stirling Old Town.

20th Aug 14   →

A great 'O' season for FVO...and some dates for the diary

We are now in the ‘off’ season after a very active spring and early summer Orienteering season. A chance to quickly reflect on the season and look forward to plans for the Autumn.

Congratulations to everyone taking part in all the events whether that was in our successful WEE local …

16th Jul 14   →

Fi Berrow of FVO and Mum Gill at the LAMM

FVO Success on the LAMM

Congratulations to FVO prizewinners in the 20th Anniversary Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon which took place in the superb Torridonian mountains north of Strathcarron at the weekend. Ben Stansfield and Pat Bartlett took third place in a hotly contested Score Class while Fi and Gill Berrow came 5th overall and 1st …

11th Jun 14   →

Men's Relay League

FVO wins the Women's UK Relay League

After some close racing at the British Championships Relay at the Cragg Estate, Forth Valley's ladies squad was crowned 2014 UK Relay League Champions. This was a fantastic result and the first time the club has ever won this prestigious competition.

3rd Jun 14   →

Graham races in

Gristwood is King of the Forest

Forth Valley's British number one Graham Gristwood completed his set of major British orienteering titles at the long distance championships in Northumberland at the weekend when he won the "King of the Forest" title at Thrunton Woods and Callaly.

2nd Jun 14   →

Mark attacking the finish run in

FVO Flies to Scottish Championships Success

FVO saw more success at the Scottish Championships which took place at Dalnamein in Highland Perthshire on 24 May. The weather was fine and the terrain provided a true test of an orienteer's abilities.

29th May 14   →

Fanni finishing the Harvester

Bumper Crop for Forth Valley at Harvester Competition

Forth Valley Orienteers continued their excellent form this season and combined to reap a bumper crop of trophies at the Harvester overnight relay race, which took place in the scenic Surrey Hills over the weekend of 17/18 May.

20th May 14   →

Fraser Finishing

Great Results for Forth Valley Orienteers at Glasgow City Race

Forth Valley Orienteers put in some top performances at last weekend’s Glasgow City Orienteering Race. The race was part of the Scottish Orienteering Urban League as well as a round of the prestigious UK-wide Nopesport Urban League. Eleven Forth Valley runners finished in podium positions.

13th May 14   →

JK 2014 Winning Senior Team

FVO Success at JK Relay

The JK weekend finished with some intense relay competitions at the complex Pwll Dw area. Forth Valley teams were well to the fore once again.

24th Apr 14   →

Stansfield and Goddard win at JK 2014

There were some excellent results for FVO runners over the challenging Welsh terrain for this year's prestigious Jan Kjellstrom orienteering festival.

23rd Apr 14   →

Stansfield and Molloy Victorious at JK Sprint

There were strong performances from Lizzie Stansfield and Grace Molloy to win their classes in the JK Sprint competition which took place on Easter Friday at Swansea University.

23rd Apr 14   →

FVO Qualify for National Club Competition Final

Forth Valley Orienteers qualified comfortably for the CompassSport Trophy final, the UK club competition for "small" orienteering clubs, at the Scottish heat which took place today at South Achray forest, Aberfoyle.

Forth Valley Orienteers have dominated this competition in recent times, winning the overall competition for the last seven years …

16th Feb 14   →

Sprint Winner - Roger

First Championship Titles of 2014

Forth Valley orienteers started the year well at the first Championship event of 2014 - the Scottish Sprints at North Muirton, Perth. Class winners were:

Class Runner
W21 Fanni Gyurko
M35 Will Hensman
W35 Janine Inman
M40 Roger Goddard
W50 Hazel Dean

16th Feb 14   →

Night Champs Winner - Val

FVO Success at the Scottish Night Champs

There were seven Forth Valley winners at the 2014 Scottish Night Champs which took place at Kinnoull Hill, on the edge of Perth, on Saturday 15 February. Winners were:

Class Runner
M21 Mark Nixon
M35 Will Hensman
W35 Janine Inman
M40 Fraser Purves
W50 Louise Longhurst
M55 Martin Dean
W60 …

16th Feb 14   →

President's 2013 Annual Report

President’s Annual Report

This report details another successful and enjoyable year (2013) of orienteering for FVO.

13th Feb 14   →


This year's AGM is being held at Logie Kirk Halls, Causewayhead on Wednesday 5th February at 8pm. The relevant papers can be found on the Club Admin page.

Pizza, from Corrieris, will be served immediately prior to the meeting. Please Louise know if you wish pizza.

28th Jan 14   →

Dave handing over to Marie Claire

Sprint Relay

Some photos from the Sprint Relay at Perth College....

19th Jan 14   →

What's On

  • Mondays 6:15pm Pilates & Conditioning for all. St Mary's Church Hall, Dunblane
  • Tuesdays 6:30pm Ladies only run at Stirling Uni are continuing led by Louise Longhurst
  • To find more about what orienteering is taking place locally and nationally got to events

9th Jan 14   →

Ted and Val at Big 5 O

South Africa 5 Days.... or The Big 5 O

A report from our South Africa correspondent - Ted Finch

FVO and ex FVO and FVO friends went head to head in the M21E this week in some superb terrain around the old small mining town of Kaapsehoop.

No one is quite sure how or why but Nick Barrable, Dave …

4th Jan 14   →