London City Race 2014

Having co-founded and been heavily involved in the organisation of the London City Race over the last six years, this year I’m taking a step back and looking forward to being a competitive runner at the seventh event, for the first time. After five years rotating around various parts of the City, and last year… Continue reading London City Race 2014

London City Race VI: Preview

The big urban orienteering event on the streets of London, that Brooner and I started back in 2008, is once again fast approaching. Edition 6 takes place on the 22nd of September. A few key differences this year – it’s on a Sunday, it’s in a brand new area for urban orienteering – Canary Wharf… Continue reading London City Race VI: Preview

Urban Race Season

It’s late summer, the Scottish 6 Days are over, it’s time for Urban Race Season in the UK! As people return from holiday, and with the forests remain overgrown, late August and September are the peak time for races taking place in the cites rather than the countryside. Four weekends of interest for those in… Continue reading Urban Race Season

The Bonington Trophy

An unexpected recent pleasure was being awarded the Bonington Trophy for Services to Mapping, for 2013, by British Orienteering. It was presented to the club in my absence at the British Orienteering AGM in April, and then presented to me at a club event a couple of weeks ago. Thanks to Angus and my club… Continue reading The Bonington Trophy

Orienteering Plans for 2013

Here’s the events I’m aiming to run in for the first half of this year, plus five big weekends in the latter half. *M* = possible Munro trips. Edinburgh Big Weekend, 26-27 January YES! 3 February 10 February CSC Qualifier, 17 February YES! Burnham Beeches, 24 February YES! VM, 2-3 March? YES! 10 March 16/17… Continue reading Orienteering Plans for 2013