News archive for 2019

JK 2019 - Day 4: Three and Easy for Flyers

Forth Valley Orienteers closed out the 2019 Jan Kjellstrom International Festival with another three sets of medals in the relay competition.

22nd Apr 19   → read more...

JK 2019 - Day 3: Crisp Chris!

It was a day of glory for Chris Smithard, as the FVO athlete won his first Jan Kjellstrom Festival title with victory in the Long distance race at Cold Ash, Berkshire.

22nd Apr 19   → read more...

JK 2019 - Day 2: Pete burns it up

Pete Molloy was in red-hot form as he made it two wins in a row at the 2019 Jan Kjellstrom Festival, in Kent, on a day when FVO athletes won nine championship medals.

20th Apr 19   → read more...

JK 2019 - Day 1: Magnificent Seven in Aldershot

It was a fantastic first day of the JK for FVO, with seven athletes amongst the medals, and a host of personal best performances in the Sprint at Aldershot Garrison, Hampshire.

19th Apr 19   → read more...

FVO Flies in Fife

Jason Inman pounced at the death to take a dramatic victory at the Scottish Orienteering League Long race at Falkland.

16th Apr 19   → read more...

With a Spring in our Step, FVO Delivers!

What a weekend! FVO really stepped up to the mark as a club, and delivered a top-quality series of event at Birnam Hill, Dumyat and Hermitage Woods for the inaugural Scottish Middle Distance Championships, the British Universities & Colleges Sport Championship and the Scottish Orienteering League.

1st Apr 19   → read more...

Red Roses and "the Bluid-Red Wine"

A large FVO contingent was in the Lake District, for the Spring Weekend, with events organised by Lakeland Orienteers and South Ribble, and there was success on all fronts.

26th Mar 19   → read more...

Night Movers

The dust is finally settling on the 2018/19 FVO Night Series after the final race at South Achray and what a series it has been.

22nd Mar 19   → read more...

Off on a Mole-Hunt

FVO booked its place in the 2019 Compass Sport Cup final with an ultimately-comprehensive 68 point victory over ESOC in the Scottish qualifier at Dunrod Hill, Greenock.

11th Mar 19   → read more...

Not so Grim Up North

There was big success for FVO athletes at the weekend, as the 2019 season gets into full swing

3rd Mar 19   → read more...

2019 AGM report

Trevor Hoey was returned as President for a fourth consecutive term at the Forth Valley Orienteers Annual General Meeting in Cambusbarron, as the standing committee was returned for election unopposed. However, a number of key members, including President Hoey, treasurer Dawn Goddard, and Permissions & Safeguarding Officer Hazel Dean, have indicated this will be their final period of office, and intend to stand down at the next AGM.

28th Feb 19   → read more...

Nighthawks go Nap

Forth Valley Orienteers' Graham Gristwood confirmed his status as Britain's greatest night orienteer, as he won an unprecedented sixth consecutive title at the British Night Championships on Royal Deeside.

26th Feb 19   → read more...

FVO wins in the North and the South

Forth Valley Orienteers were to the fore at races around Scotland, with a string of fine performances in the last week.

19th Feb 19   → read more...

Medals Flow for FVO

There was a massive medal haul for local orienteers in the first national championships of the year, with 20 starters at the Scottish Night Championships in East Lothian, and 16 medals, including a full podium in one class.

5th Feb 19   → read more...

FVO benefits from grant award

Clackmannanshire Sports Council contribute towards the purchase of new kites and compasses for the club

1st Feb 19   → read more...

FVO goes Big in the City

The 2019 Scottish orienteering season got underway with a triple-header of races at the Edinburgh Big Weekend, and Forth Valley athletes were prominent in all three disciplines

29th Jan 19   → read more...