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

  • St. Catherine’s Down – 15th March 2020

    Posted on 10 February 2020 by Dan Williams in Events.

    Wight Orienteers invite you to their Level D orienteering event at St. Catherine’s Down on 15th March 2020. This area has recently been mapped and never been used for orienteering before. Score courses are on offer – find as many controls as you can in the allotted time. Location: St. Catherine’s Down, nr. Niton, Isle […]

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  • Firestone Copse 19th January 2020 RESULTS

    Posted on 5 February 2020 by Dan Williams in Results.

    It was nice to see a good turn out at this event. Some old faces & many new faces joined the regulars on a crisp but bright day. It made a change to use the northern side of the forest which believe it or not was drier that southern side. The event wasn’t without incident. […]

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  • Firestone Copse – 19th January 2020

    Posted on 23 December 2019 by Dan Williams in Archived Events.

    Wight Orienteers invite you to their Level D orienteering event at Firestone Copse on 19th January 2020. Follow orienteering signs at main entrance to Firestone Copse. Location: Firestone Copse, nr. Ryde, Isle of WightDate: Sunday 19/01/2020Registration: 10:00 – 12:00Starts: 10:30 – 12:00Grid Reference: Parking & registration at Firestone Copse main car park (SZ558910)Courses: Yellow, Orange […]

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  • Borthwood Copse 15th December 2019 Results

    Posted on 23 December 2019 by Dan Williams in Results.

    LONG SCORE Name Points Bonus Penalty/Time Total Chris Pritchett 205 10 0(24mins) 215 Glyn Williams 205 10 0(37mins) 215 Rocking Around The Borthwood-Tree 205 0 0(36mins) 205 Mince Pie Squad 195 10 3(61mins) 202 Rachel & Tony Bridgeland 170 0 0(56mins) 170 Jennie & Leah 160 10 0(58mins) 170 SHORT SCORE Name Points Bonus Penalty/Time […]

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  • Mottistone Common 10th November 2019 Results

    Posted on 12 November 2019 by Dan Williams in Results.

    Yellow Christine Summerfield W40 51:40 Orange Graham & Lizzie 38:42 Ian Jolliffe M70 47:50 D. Bishop M65 50:55 Jones Family 52:13 Lola Williams W8 52:46 Ruby Williams W11 52:46 Halls Family 79:30 Bridgelands 84:00 Nick Spencer 89:45 Robert Clark 89:45 I. Fay & C. Harmer W70 95:00 Green Dan Williams M40 41:27 C. Pritchett M60 […]

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  • Ventnor Downs 20th October 2019 Results

    Posted on 12 November 2019 by Dan Williams in Results.

    A very poor turnout for this rescheduled event, only six entries. Apologies to Green Course competitors; due to a misplaced control times cannot be recorded. –Planner, Brian Bailey Orange Course David Bishop 53 mins Iris Fay Chris Harmer 86 mins Green Course Alan Doe Sue Williams Glyn Williams Chris Pritchett and Friend

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  • Borthwood Copse Christmas Event – 15th December 2019

    Posted on 27 October 2019 by Dan Williams in Archived Events.

    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) (to be confirmed) 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 along […]

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  • Mottistone Common 10th November 2019

    Posted on 4 September 2019 by Dan Williams in Archived Events.

    Wight Orienteers invite you to their Level D orienteering event at Mottistone on Sunday 10th November 2019. Results are available here Location: Mottistone Common – nr. Brighstone, Isle of Wight Date: Sunday 10/11/2019 Registration: 10:00 – 12:00 Starts: 10:30 – 12:00 Grid Reference/ Parking Area: Parking at main National Trust car park, Mottistone (SZ405838) Courses: […]

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  • Ventnor Downs 20th October 2019

    Posted on 4 September 2019 by Dan Williams in Archived Events.

    Wight Orienteers invite you to their Level D orienteering event at Ventnor Downs on 20th October 2019. Follow orienteering signs from Down Lane junction in Upper Ventnor. Note: this event replaces the previously cancelled event from September. Location: Ventnor Downs, Ventnor, Isle of Wight Date: Sunday 20/10/2019 Registration: 10:00 – 12:00 Starts: 10:30 – 12:00 […]

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  • Alverstone Quiz Walk Results – 11th August 2019

    Posted on 27 August 2019 by Dan Williams in Results.

    Here are the results from the Alverstone Quiz Walk held on Sunday 11th August 2019. Maximum points available were 58. Team name Points Time Mates 49 2:32:50 Totland Tearaways 49 2:34:02 Red Ramblers 48 3:00:56 Popeye’s Team 47 2:28:08 Geographically Misplaced 46 2:40:46 Varicity 44 2:40:02 Iris and Co 44 2:44:01 Wootton Wombats 43 2:18:25 […]

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