News archive for 2016

FVO = Top Ranking!

The end of season British Orienteering rankings see three FVO athletes ranked number one in their age class, and a further 22 occupying top 20 positions.

31st Dec 16   → read more...

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Forth Valley Orienteers would like to wish everyone in the orienteering community a very merry Christmas!

24th Dec 16   → read more...

Not Just a Walk in the Park for FVO

Roger Goddard produced a superlative display of quick orienteering to take victory in the 18th Glasgow Parks Veteran Men's Championship, in an overall time of 44.31 across the three race legs.

12th Dec 16   → read more...

FVO Compass Sport Cup winners 2016

We're Hiring!

Would you like to work for one of the UK's most successful orienteering clubs? Are you passionate about coaching and development? Then please read on....

28th Nov 16   → read more...

Will with SOL trophy

FVO Score Big at Palacerigg

Forth Valley Orienteers' athletes added another four national titles to the trophy collection at the Scottish Score Championships in Cumbernauld's Palacerigg Country Park.

27th Nov 16   → read more...

WEE Yellow Course Winners 2016

Club Championships Bring Joy for All

Photos now added. Nearly 100 orienteers competed in the 2016 FVO Club Championships, at Mine Woods, Bridge of Allan, and there were a string of fine performances to round off a successful season for local athletes.

19th Nov 16   → read more...

Spirited Body and SOUL

Victory for Roger Goddard at the Tinto Twin urban race was enough to clinch second place overall in the BTO Scottish Urban League. Roger finished seven points behind Moravian's World Masters bronze medalist Jon Hollingdale in the Veteran Mens' class, winning three of the nine series races (to Hollingdale's four).

14th Nov 16   → read more...

FV-A Class!

As the dust settles on the final Class A race of the season, the Southern Championships, it's clear that Forth Valley athletes have enjoyed more than their fair share of success on the big stage.

10th Nov 16   → read more...

Grace at 6 Days

We've Won the League (again, in some cases!)

There is a distinctly Blue and Yellow flavour to the final Compass Sport Scottish Orienteering League tables. FVO has 12 athletes in top position in the Age Group tables, and a further 16 in top three spots, while the Colour Class tables have 15 athletes in top ten positions.

7th Nov 16   → read more...

OMM 2016 Long Score

Wet and Wild at the OMM

Two days of heavy rain and mist didn't deter the competitors, including four FVO-ers, at the 48th Original Mountain Marathon in Glentrool, Galloway and there was podium success for the local lads.

2nd Nov 16   → read more...

JST 2016 - The Team

West is Best at SIA Relays

West of Scotland, with a prominent input from FVO youngsters, won the JIA Relays at Culbin yesterday.

30th Oct 16   → read more...

FVO Compass Sport Cup winners 2016

Compass Sport Coup for FVO

Forth Valley Orienteers sped to success in the 2016 Compass Sport Cup final in Tankersley, South Yorkshire, defending the UK's premier prize for club teams.

28th Oct 16   → read more...

Dan Stansfield

Scotland Steal Home in SHI

Scotland won a dramatic single point victory in the 2016 Senior Home International, with significant input from FVO athletes.

28th Oct 16   → read more...

Dunblane and Laighills Come and Train

The results are now online on the Results tab

15th Oct 16   → read more...

Wednesday Nights are FVO Club Night!

Now that the holidays are over and to bridge the gap from the WEEs finishing and the Night O' starting in mid November we are putting together a series of activities on Wednesday evenings.

31st Aug 16   → read more...

Linlithgow Come and Train

The first Come and Train 2016-17 event is this weekend on Sunday 4th September at Linlithgow Loch.

30th Aug 16   → read more...

JST 2016 - The Team

FVO Juniors beat all the clubs in Scotland……except Maroc!!

Well done to all our 19 juniors who turned out in force today for the hotly-contested Jamie Stevenson Trophy. We had boys and girls competing on all the courses, Yellow through to Green, and the six people whose results counted to the final position were all on different courses. This shows fantastic strength in depth, and a bright future for FVO! Our final score was 587, narrowly behind Maroc, who had 594.

19th Jun 16   → read more...

Beecraigs WEE and BBQ

What could be better on a warm summer evening after you have blitzed round your course at a WEE than a sizzling barbecue!! I can’t guarantee either the first or second (although here’s hoping) but I can guarantee the third. The FVO summer barbecue will be fired up at Beecraigs next Wednesday evening so do come along, any time after 5.30pm at the purpose-built barbecue pit.

12th Jun 16   → read more...

Scottish Spring 2016

Details of the Scottish Spring weekend of high class orienteering based around Pitlochry from 22 to 24 April are now available

1st Apr 16   → read more...

JK 2016

Congratulations to everyone who ran at this weekend's JK for FVO. We had nearly 50 runners at the races across the weekend, which was a great turnout, and there are many tales of success to report, along with some bad luck and (for Sunday's late starters) survival of ...

30th Mar 16   → read more...

CompassSport Cup and Trophy - Scotland Heat RESULTS Now Available

The results for the Scotland heat of the CompassSport Cup and Trophy held on Dumyat on Sunday 13 March are now available.

8th Mar 16   → read more...

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President's Annual Report 2015

2015 was another successful and enjoyable year of orienteering for Forth Valley Orienteers.

13th Feb 16   → read more...

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CompassSport Cup Entries Now Open

Entries are now open for the Scotland round of the CompassSport Cup and Trophy which is taking place on Dumyat on Sunday 13 March 2016.

30th Jan 16   → read more...