About Dan Williams

Dan maintains this website for Wight Orienteers. As a keen runner, he can be found orienteering at most events on the Isle of Wight and is also a member of Southampton Orienteering Club. Find out more about Dan at DWilliams.xyz.

Latest pages by Dan Williams

  • Brightstone Forest – 20th January 2019

    Posted on 9 December 2018 by Dan Williams in Events.

    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 – 12:00 Starts: 10:30 – 12:00 […]

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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 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) 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 some Christmas nibbles […]

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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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  • Brook & Compton Downs Results – 6th May 2018

    Posted on 16 May 2018 by Dan Williams in Results.

    Results for the orienteering event held at Brook & Compton Downs on 6th May 2018. LONG SCORE 1= Dan Williams     M40     230 pts      51 minutes 1= Chris Pritchett   M55     230            51 3 Oliver Cooper      M21      230            53 4 Mike Maliphant   M55      230           73 5 Glyn Williams      M65      230           79 6 Pete Bartlett        M60      210           75 […]

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  • Brighstone Quiz Walk – Sunday 12th August 2018

    Posted on 16 May 2018 by Dan Williams in Archived Events.

    Results are available here. Wight Orienteers are holding a quiz walk on Sunday 13th August 2017. You’ll be guaranteed many cryptic, obscure and head-scratching clues! Brighstone Quiz Walk Location: Brighstone Village Hall. Parking: Main car park at Warnes Lane. Date: Sunday 12/08/2017 Registration & Starts: 09:45 – 10:45 Courses: Simple navigation walk with cryptic questions […]

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  • Freshwater Evening Quiz Walk Saturday 7th July 2018

    Posted on 16 May 2018 by Dan Williams in Archived Events.

    Results are available here. Wight Orienteers are holding a quiz walk on the evening of Saturday 7th July 2017. You’ll be guaranteed many cryptic, obscure and head-scratching clues! Unable to find a suitable venue to accommodate this around Freshwater. The quiz will start at Moa Place Car Park, Freshwater. Finish at the Sun Inn, Calbourne: […]

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