Category archive for Success

Small Club No More

Forth Valley Orienteers passed a major membership milestone this week, as the 200th athlete signed up for the blue and yellow army.

11th Nov 17   → 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...

Junior Inter Regionals 2015 6

FVO Juniors bring it home for Scotland!

Six of our juniors have been busy travelling the length and breadth of the UK to represent Scotland, and with considerable success!

2nd Nov 15   → read more...

CompassSport Cup Final 2015 59

Forth Valley is the Best Club in Britain!

It has been suspected for some time, but we now have conclusive proof; Forth Valley Orienteers is the best orienteering club in Britain.

19th Oct 15   → read more...

Grace at 6 Days

FVO has International Success at the World Champs

Article recently printed in the Stirling News & Linlithgow Gazette By Jen Leonard

Grace Molloy (15) from Linlithgow has confirmed her position as one of the UK's top junior orienteers by winning the Scottish 6 days competition in the Highlands this summer.

Grace, who trains with the Scottish Junior ...

9th Sep 15   → read more...

Scottish Champs Relay Start 2015

Sun Shines on Scottish Champs

There were world class competitors on show at the Scottish Orienteering Championships which took place over the weekend of 23 and 24 May 2015

25th May 15   → read more...

Grace on the podium

Amazing Grace Takes Two Titles in World Championships

FVO's Grace Molloy won a fantastic two titles at the World Schools Orienteering Championships in Turkey.

29th Apr 15   → read more...

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   → read more...

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   → read more...

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   → read more...

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   → read more...

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   → read more...

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   → read more...

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   → read more...

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   → read more...

Daniel competing at EYOC2013

Daniel Stansfield Podiums for GB at European Youth Orienteering Championships

Daniel Stansfield was selected to compete for Great Britain in the M16 category at EYOC 2013 and reached the podium on the third and final day of competition. This is a serious junior competition with the top runners from over 30 nations competing in MW16/18. Sprint, long and relay competitions provide an experience of international competition.

29th Oct 13   → read more...

Gareth at Glencoe on the West Highland Way Race

Gareth West Highland Way Run 2013

Congratulations to Gareth for becoming the oldest competitor to complete the West Highland Way Race in an outstanding time of 26:15:13. The day (starting at 01:00 on Saturday) had very mixed weather but at least there was not too much chance of heat exhaustion.

Photos courtesy of ...

24th Jun 13   → read more...

UK Relay League Final

FVO on the podium again!

FVO's team of Roger Goddard, Marcus Pinker and Duncan Coombs took a great third place in a hard fought race at this weekend's UK Relay League Final at Tockholes. .

This weekend's race was the culmination of this year's relay racing where the boys secured FVO second ...

8th Oct 12   → read more...

Harvester Winning Team

Harvester Victory

The FVO Team, consisting of Trevor Hoey, Marcus Pinker, Jon Marsden, Roger Goddard, Jon Cross, Jason Inman and Duncan Coombs, were victorious at last night's Harvester Relays. This year's, seven leg, overnight relay took place at Bordon Heaths, Hampshire.

Congratulations to all the team and thank you to ...

1st Jul 12   → read more...

Winning Juniors

JK 2012

So....four great days of orienteering at the JK this weekend are over - and with a range of impressive results from so many different FVO people, not to mention the great organisational effort on Saturday for which many thanks are due to David Nicol as day organiser. And as if ...

10th Apr 12   → read more...

President’s Annual Report

Following my election at the AGM one year ago, I highlighted 5 areas of focus for the club. In reviewing the year I would like to touch on how we have done against these areas of focus.

Encouraging good club representation and winning positions at competitions

We recognised lots of ...

12th Feb 12   → read more...

David receiving The Jim Heardman Trophy

Jim Heardman Trophy

The last two years have seen the Jim Heardman trophy awarded to very strong candidates, with Gareth and Jan the recipients two years ago and then Gary last year.

This year is no exception and I am delighted that we have another very worthy winner. This year the Jim Heardman ...

11th Feb 12   → read more...

What is an orienteer

Victoria Hall Committee Meeting 2011-12-01

Item - discussing lets.

The Secretary/Treasurer reported that some lets leave the Hall in dreadful state - chairs and tables left scattered and the whole place left unswept and filthy. But one group was the best ever. Everything put away, floor swept, kitchen cleaned, and the ...

12th Jan 12   → read more...

Hazel Dean - Master Sports Person of the Year

In the fabulous setting of Stirling Castle, the Stirling Sports Awards 2011 hosted by Active Stirling, ClubSport Stirling and University of Stirling recognised the outstanding achievements, efforts and commitment of Stirling’s sports clubs, teams, athletes, coaches and volunteers.

Hazel Dean was given the award of "Master sports person of ...

4th Nov 11   → read more...

FVO helps West win area title

FVO juniors were instrumental in helping the West area team to secure victory in the Inter Area competition on 29 / 30 October. This is the first time the West has won this since anyone can remember! The dominance of the North has finally been broken – hurrah!!

Strong runs by all ...

31st Oct 11   → read more...

FVO Compass Sport Gareth

FVO retains CompassSport

For an unprecedented five times in a row, FVO has won the Compass Sport Trophy Club. It is also FVO's seventh win in the last eight years. Scottish clubs put up a great show, with Interlopers coming in second place, and Clyde in fifth place.

16th Oct 11   → read more...

Berlin Marathon - Updated Times

Congratulations to Ross, Roger, Jon, Louise and Heike for completing the Berlin marathon. Ross led the FVO field in the excellent time of 2:44:58, with both Roger and Jon coming in under the 3 hours mark (Roger on 2:58:38 and Jon on 2:59:16).

Louise ...

26th Sep 11   → read more...

Jack Barrett

Jack at the Commonwealth Gams

Congratulations to FVO member Jack Barrett for being selected for Scotland's Commonwealth Youth Games Team.

Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) have announced the 50 athletes selected to represent Youth Team Scotland at the fourth Commonwealth Youth Games in the Isle of Man 7-12 September 2011. The years of training with ...

30th Aug 11   → read more...

Scottish Inter Club Relays

FVO retain the 11 Person Relay title.

28th Aug 11   → read more...

FVO through to Compass Sport Trophy final

Slightly below the radar, Day 2 of the Six Days was used for the SOA round of heats for the Compass Sport Trophy/Compass Sport Cup.

Paul Caban notes that while the current results are provisional, the Trophy results are clear cut; and any small errors in the calculation should ...

16th Aug 11   → read more...

JST Medal Winners

The Jamie Stevenson Trophy

Thirteen of our juniors were competing on behalf of FVO in the Jamie Stevenson Trophy event today. We had some fantastic individual performances, with 4 people collecting medals for ‘top three’ positions on their respective courses. Overall we came third, only one point behind INVOC in second! The domination of ...

19th Jun 11   → read more...

The Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon

Congratulations to FVOs Ben Stansfield who, with his running partner Pat Bartlett, took third place in the Score class at last weekend's Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon (LAMM). This year's LAMM was held in the Beinn Dearg area just inland from Ullapool in great conditions. After a fiercely fought ...

17th Jun 11   → read more...

FVO members at WOC for Ireland

Irish team for WOC 2011 has been announced!

Three FVO members feature in the Irish team which has been selected for the World Orienteering Championships to be held in Chambery, France. Rosalind Hussey has been selected for the women's team for the Sprint and Long races, while Marcus Pinker ...

8th Jun 11   → read more...

Scottish Champions

Scottish Relays

Many thanks to the 48 (!) people who turned out to run for FVO at the Scottish Relays today.

It was great to see so many of you there - particular welcome also to Adam Hunter, Ben Parkinson and Martina Lejskova who were all making their FVO relay debuts!

Tough terrain made ...

30th May 11   → read more...

British Champs Jamie

Best in Britain!

Three members of FVO are officially the best in Britain.

Janine Inman (W21L), Roger Goddard (M35L) and Hazel Dean (W45L) were all first in their class running in the British Championships at Wharnclife & Greno, Sheffield.

In addition, we had three other medallists: Jamie Stevenson was 2nd on M20E, Jon ...

14th May 11   → read more...

JK Relay Mens 120+ Bronze Medal

120+ is the age to be

And to finish off with the JK relays, for FVO the critical age seems to be 40 - with either the teams' ages to average over 40, or to be in total under 40 .....

The FVO Floozies (Rona Molloy, Louise Longhurst & Beccy Osborn) took second place in the W120+ age ...

25th Apr 11   → read more...

JK Results

A large contingent of FVO members travelled to Northern Ireland for the JK.

Fiona Berrow has had a stunning weekend: 3rd in the W21 sprints on Friday, 1st on Day 2 (Sat) and 1st on Day 3 (Sunday) - and thus first overall for Sat/Sun combined.

24th Apr 11   → read more...

Jamie Stevenson at British Middle Prizegiving 2011

British Middle Distance Championships

Another race and another 2nd place in the M40, but this time for Jason Inman. Jon was 4th today.

In the M20's race Jamie Stevenson took 2nd place and Tom Ryan 8th.

Our Club President, Roger Goddard, running up in the M21 race, came a very respectable 26th.

10th Apr 11   → read more...

Jon Cross British Sprint Prizegiving

British Sprint and Middle Championships

A handful of FVO members have traveled to the South East for this weekend's British Sprint and Middle Championships.

Today's Sprint Race was contended on the campus of Sussex and Brighton Universities where competitors were faced with a complex set of buildings on slopes.

Our Club Captain, Jon ...

9th Apr 11   → read more...

FVO Sprint Champions

Multiple titles for FVO at the Scottish Sprint Championships!

This Saturday's Scottish Sprint Championships at a new area, North Muirton on the outskirts of Perth, proved a happy hunting ground for FVO runners.

A mix of complex housing estate and grassland on the banks of the River Tay, a ...

5th Mar 11   → read more...

FVO members in SEDS

Five members of FVO have been selected to be members of the Scottish Elite Development Squad(SEDS) for 2011.

Congratulations to: Jamie Stevenson, Janine Inman, Fiona Berrow, Ross McLennan and James Tullie

4th Mar 11   → read more...

Club Training Athlete

Jon Cross was awarded the Club Training Athlete of the Year Trophy at an informal ceremony following the Night O on Wednesday.

Jason said that Jon was a deserving recipient of this award due to not only being one of the best attendees at FVO's training activities but also ...

23rd Feb 11   → read more...

Scottish Junior Squad 2011

Congratulations to the following FVO members who have been selected to be part of the Scottish Junior squad for 2011

4th Jan 11   → read more...

Good press for the Trossachs WRE

I thought some of you might be interested to see this - our World Ranking Event at the Trossachs has featured favourably in two notable reviews covering the 2010 orienteering year.

5th Dec 10   → read more...

Thistle Awards

Congratulations to Gareth, Jan and all the FVO and Tay members of the organising team for Tay 2009. The Six Day event has just been awarded a Thistle Award for tourism. The award came in the National Events and Festivals Category.

The Thistle awards were created by Visit Scotland in ...

5th Nov 10   → read more...

Compass Sport Trophy

Great news from sunny Burbage Moor in the Peak District where the Compass Sport Trophy Final was held yesterday. FVO retained the trophy and are national champions once again!

18th Oct 10   → read more...

Park World Tour

A great run by Tom Ryan, coming in 9th at the PWT Open Prologue at Scone Palace has led to Tom qualifying for the Elite final on Saturday. Good runs also from James Tullie, just a few seconds after Tom in 16:37, but running non-competitively, and for Ross Mclennan ...

12th Sep 10   → read more...

VHI Selection

Congratulations to Hazel Dean, Kirsty Bryan-Jones, Gareth Bryan-Jones, Martin Dean, Ben Stansfield and Roger Goddard for being selected for the VHIs which are taking place in South Wales on the 2nd/3rd October. Together they make up a quarter of the team! Rona Molloy, Jason Inman and Fraser Purves have ...

10th Sep 10   → read more...

Junior Home Internationals

Jamie Stevenson achieved the silver medal position in last weekend's Junior Home Internationals in Wales.

Jamie, representing Scotland, had one of the best runs of his season at the weekend. Running in a strong M18 field he managed to hold off some very strong competition and beat 2 Junior ...

9th Sep 09   → read more...

What a Cracking Six Day

What a Cracking Six Day

Congratulations to Gareth on leading FVO and Tay in organising what is now being acknowledged as a s superb "Six Day". From threads on Nopesport, comments on Blogs and to floods of emails, the complements have just poured in

  • What a cracking week's orienteering ...

11th Aug 09   → read more...

FVO Six Day Successes

It was also great to see the FVO junior girls everywhere at the prizegiving (and I don't just mean giving out the prizes!) - Grace Molloy, Emily Nicholson, Laura Hendrie and Rachel Hendrie all finished on the podium for their class. Well done to them and also to the other ...

10th Aug 09   → read more...

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Team Prudential Forth Valley at the Rat Race

The highly successful team finished with a brilliant 5th place at the Edinburgh Rat Race. Picture courtesy of Janine

22nd Jul 09   → read more...

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Nerve-wracking win for Team Prudential Forth Valley at the Harvester

At 7.05am on 21 June, just over eight hours after the start, Ross McLennan came flying down the hill from the final control and was joined on the run-in by the rest of our team - to cross the finish line at Merthyr Common in south Wales together and take ...

22nd Jun 09   → read more...

Jamie Stephenson Trophy 2009

The sun shone at Pitmedden Forest for this year's annual junior club competition. 130 juniors from all parts of Scotland took part, including large contingents from INVOC (26) and MAROC (36) who arrived in coaches.

The competition consists of 5 courses – Yellow boys, Yellow girls, Orange, Light Green and ...

22nd Jun 09   → read more...

Scottish Champs Results

Congratulations to all our FVO people who came away from this weekend's Scottish Championships with trophies and medals!

In the individual championships then FVO's Scottish Champions were Roger Goddard in M35L, Beccy Osborn in W35L, Steve Nicholson in M40L and Gareth Bryan-Jones in M60L (running up an age ...

29th May 09   → read more...

Junior Selections

Congratulations to the three FVO juniors who gained selection for the main international competitions and the summer training tours:

  • Frances Brown - tour to Lagganlia
  • Jamie Stevenson - tour to Halden, and team for European Youth Champs in Serbia
  • Abi Longhurst - tour to Halden and European Youth Champs reserve

Well done to ...

18th May 09   → read more...

JK Success

Great news from the JK in Northumberland this week - not just that the sun shone, but also that FVO people were in the prizes once again!

Individual highlight of the weekend must be the individual win for Gareth Bryan-Jones in M65L, where only one person could get within eight minutes ...

13th Apr 09   → read more...

FVO wins the Scottish heat of the CompassSport Trophy competition

Congratulations to everyone who turned out for FVO on Sunday and helped us through to yet another Compass Sport Trophy Final - a great effort!

It was particularly noticeable how the junior courses contributed to our score on Sunday. On the Light Green it was Jack Barrett and Morven Dean (good ...

30th Mar 09   → read more...

2008 Compass Sport Trophy Winners

In a very close final, FVO came out winners at the Compass Sport Trophy final at Sutton Park to retain our title. Some great runs by FVO members across all the courses were just enough for FVO to beat SARUM into second place by just 10 points.

Particular mention to ...

19th Oct 08   → read more...

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11 Person Relay and Loch Vaa Weekend

A good weekend for the club at Loch Vaa, with the club first team winning the eleven person relay. Last minute rejigging of the teams after the juniors who took part in summer training at Loch Vaa were declared uncompetitive (sorry Jack) meant that the team was

  • Leg 1 - Will ...

7th Sep 08   → read more...

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FVO help Scotland win VHI

Strong runs by Steve, Martin, Beccy and Brad helped Scotland to a narrow overall victory by 2 points against England in the VHI - the first in 20 years. The full story available at VHI win. The team were clearly helped by the Scottish Team mascot - young Jamie.

More photos in ...

14th Aug 08   → read more...

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Scottish Champs

A great win in the open relays on Sunday at Tullochroisk for the FVO Female Flyers - Hazel, Kirsty and Janine; while the mens' team of Ross, Jason and Ewan came in third. Good results too for the FlyingVets (Simon, Steve and Martin) who were second on their handicap event; while ...

26th May 08   → read more...

FVO's Double Champion

FVO's Jamie Stevenson - already British Champion for his age class - became the Scottish under 16 Fell Running Champion on at Ben Lomond on Saturday. Despite the poor forecast, the 2008 Ben Lomond race ran in perfect conditions, sunny but not too hot. Jamie then rushed back to take part ...

11th May 08   → read more...

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2008 Scottish Sprint Championships

An exciting afternoon, with a fantastic finish as the seeded runners came in towards the end of the afternoon, with a "photo finish" failing to split FVO's Ross McLennan and Douglas Tullie from EUOC who both finished in just 18.31; the Womens Open champion, also representing EUOC, was ...

10th May 08   → read more...

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British Championships at Culbin

Huge congratulations to the FVO runners crowned as new British Champions after the superb races this weekend in a successful return to Culbin forest. Leading the charge for FVO were Jamie Stevenson in M16A, Martin Dean in M50L, Gareth Bryan-Jones in M65L and Victoria 'should have run elite' Longhurst in ...

28th Apr 08   → read more...

British Middle Distance Champion

Congratulations to Jon Cross. On the 5th April at Hopwas Woods, Tamworth - Jon won the M40 class in the British Elite Middle Distance Championships. Full results here

8th Apr 08   → read more...

JK Results

Congratulations to lots of FVO people for some excellent performances over the weekend......

At the JK individual (snowstorms at every day!), Abi Longhurst and Jamie Stevenson both made the podium with great 3rd places on W16A and M16A, - both days were selection races for the summer tours so this puts ...

24th Mar 08   → read more...

Compass Sport Cup

A good result for FVO, again coming first in the CST qualifier with a total of 1274 points; coming well ahead of Clyde in second place on 1170 points. FVO scoring results below:

Brown Men Points
Will 3rd 98
Roger 4th 97
Fraser 5th 96
Blue Women Points
Hazel 1st ...

28th Feb 08   → read more...

Abi wins Glasgow Parks Race

Abi Longhurst was the overall womens' winner in the 9th STAG Glasgow Parks Championship. The three races were held at Pollok Country Park, Tollcross Park and Cathkin Braes Country Park. Abi won the third race, and was overall winner by a clear minute. Full results on the STAG website

2nd Dec 07   → read more...

Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Jason Inman who was named coach of the year at the Stirling Sports Awards.

14th Nov 07   → read more...

Congratulation

To Jack Barrett for winning M14 at the Junior Home Internationals held at Mountains of Mourne, Near Newcastle, County Down in Northern Ireland on the last weekend in September.

30th Sep 07   → read more...

Compass Sport Trophy Win

FVO win Compass Sport Trophy

Congratulations to Jon Cross for pulling together a winning FVO team to travel down to Blidworth, Nottingham and win the Compass Sport Trophy. This year FVO managed to beat SARUM into second place, reversing the result from Greenham Common last year, and regaining the trophy ...

16th Sep 07   → read more...

Jamie Stevenson Trophy

Congratulations to FVO juniors. This is the second time in three years that the FVO juniors have won. Victory was enjoyable as they beat MAROC into second place, who had beaten FVO only on a countback last year.

Club results were

  1. FVO 592 points
  2. MAROC 591 points
  3. ESOC 586 points ...

2nd Sep 07   → read more...

Harvester Success

Harvester Success

An intrepid FVO team made the journey to Penhale Sands near Newquay this weekend to run in the Harvester Trophy (overnight relay for teams of seven).

For those of you who have not been there before, Penhale is a large area of detailed grassy sandy dunes, highly technical ...

2nd Jun 07   → 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...

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...

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...

ScotJos

Congratulations to our junior members who have been selected for Scotjos - the Scotland Junior Squad for 2006

  • Abi Longhurst,
  • Victoria Longhurst,
  • Jack Barrett, and
  • Stuart Thomson

Full squad selection here

15th Dec 05   → read more...

Club Champs and Dinner Dance

Gareth and Jan raised the bar on Club Championships by putting on an excellent event on a new area that Gareth himself had mapped . To top it all - a choice of different piping hot soups on a freezing day. Congratulations then to our new club champions:

Title Winner
Junior Girls ...

19th Nov 05   → read more...

Team of the Year

Stirling Sports Council awards FVO "Team of the Year"

For the third year in a row, Forth Valley Orienteers beat off strong competition from other sports clubs in the Stirling Council Area to take the award of Sports Team of the Year" at this years ceremony in the Albert Halls ...

16th Nov 05   → read more...

Scottish Score

A small but select band of FVO runners made the trip down to Loch Doon near Ayr to compete in the Scottish Score Championships and represent FVO in the Scottish Inter-Club Championships. All of them finished in the top 3 in their class, with four age class winners! Well done ...

17th Sep 05   → read more...

JK Relays

Well done to all the FVO teams at the JK Relays on Easter Monday, particularly the Women's Short team of Victoria, Louise and Beccy which was in the prizes in 2nd place (outsprinting 3rd on the run-in!) Other good finishes by our relay teams included the Men's Open ...

28th Mar 05   → read more...