About Dan Williams

Dan maintains this website for Wight Orienteers. As a keen runner, he can sometimes be found orienteering at events on the Isle of Wight. Find out more about Dan and his running at his blog DWilliams.xyz.

Latest pages by Dan Williams

  • Needles & Highdown – 3rd March 2019

    Posted on 3 February 2019 by Dan Williams in Events.

    Wight Orienteers invite you to the Needles and Highdown orienteering event on Sunday 3rd March 2019. This event is being held by DRONGO, the orienteering club for past members of Cambridge University Orienteering Club. Part of a varsity match where Cambridge University (CUOC) take on Oxford University (OUOC), there are the usual courses on offer […]

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  • Brighstone Forest Results – 20th January 2019

    Posted on 27 January 2019 by Dan Williams in Results.

    Results for the orienteering event held at Brighstone Forest on the 20th January 2109 1 Becky Stiles & Family 43:00 2 Lana Leal & Alfie 43:05 3 John Winter & Family 51:00 4 Rick Steward & Family 56:24 5 Cox Family 60:25 6 Leona Ould W10 62:56 Natasha Whitty retired 1 Lola Williams W8 50:15 […]

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  • Borthwood Copse Results – 16th December 2018

    Posted on 31 December 2018 by Dan Williams in Results.

    Short Score: 18 controls, 60 minutes         Points Bonuses (Penalties)   Total                   1 Mother Christmas     210 40     250 2 Christine Summerfield     210 40     250 3 Pete, Lola and Leo     210 40     […]

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  • Brightstone Forest – 20th January 2019

    Posted on 9 December 2018 by Dan Williams in Archived Events.

    Results for this event are here Wight Orienteers invite you to their Level D Brighstone Forest orienteering event on Sunday 20th January 2019. Follow orienteering signs from Calbourne Bottom (SZ419848). Suitable for families, young children and newcomers. Dogs allowed under control on leads. Location: Brighstone Forest, Brighstone, Isle of Wight Date: Sunday 20/01/2019 Registration: 10:00 […]

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  • Dan Williams attempting a Dorset Coast running challenge

    Posted on 9 December 2018 by Dan Williams in News.

    During the Spring of 2019 Dan Williams will attempt a big running challenge on the Dorset Coast: to run, speed hike and walk a significant distance along parts of the Dorset and Jurassic coastline. Currently there is no official Fastest Known Time set for the route that Dan intends to run. Having previously set a […]

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  • Borthwood Copse Christmas Event – 16th December 2018

    Posted on 17 October 2018 by Dan Williams in Archived Events.

    Results are available here Wight Orienteers invite you to their Level D Christmas orienteering event at Borthwood Copse on Sunday 16th December 2017. Parking is at Queen Bower Dairy (SZ567845) and there are 2 score courses on offer: find as many controls as you can in the allotted time. If you can, please bring some […]

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  • Firestone Copse Results – 13th October 2018

    Posted on 17 October 2018 by Dan Williams in Results.

    Results for the orienteering event held at Firestone Copse on 13th October 2018. Yellow 1 Bishop Family 65 min 2 Holly Boulle 76 min 3 Stephen Gresczyszm 82 min   Orange 1 Charles Edwards 41 mins 2 Sarah & Sam 44 mins 3 Darren Tucker 48 mins 4 Lola Williams 54 mins 4 Ruby Williams […]

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  • Firestone Copse – 7th October 2018

    Posted on 28 September 2018 by Dan Williams in Archived Events.

    Wight Orienteers invite you to their Level D orienteering event at Firestone Copse on 7th October 2018. Follow orienteering signs at main entrance to Firestone Copse. Location: Firestone Copse, nr. Ryde, Isle of Wight Date: Sunday 07/10/18 Registration: 10:00 – 12:00 Starts: 10:30 – 12:00 Grid Reference: Parking & registration at Firestone Copse main car […]

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  • Freshwater Evening Quiz Walk Results – 7th July 2018

    Posted on 19 August 2018 by Dan Williams in Results.

    I apologise for arriving late to dish out quiz sheets and surprised to see all 60 plus competitors waiting to get started. I hope you all enjoyed the event with hardly any complaints at the end. During the initial preparation of the event I kept mentioning that this is my 30th yearly quiz event for […]

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  • Brighstone Quiz Walk Results – Sunday 12th August 2018

    Posted on 19 August 2018 by Dan Williams in Results.

    TEAM NAME                 POINTS        TIME ( HRS/MINS)   Totland Tearaways            41            2.04 The Woof Team                 40            2.03 Wootton Wombats           39            1.58 The Wintarns                     39            2.16 Daisy Chain                       38            2.16 The Hopefuls        […]

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