Category Archives: News

  • WIGHTO Members Take On New Forest Challenge

    Posted on 1 March 2016 by Dan Williams in News.

    The New Forest Challenge is a navigational event put on every year by LDWA (Long Distance Walkers Association) Wessex. The courses on offer are a lot longer than the traditional courses we often see at orienteering events. In the case of The New Forest Challenge you have a choice of walking or running a 19 […]

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  • Dan Williams Tackles The Punchbowl Marathon

    Posted on 27 February 2016 by Dan Williams in News.

    Every year the Surrey group of the LDWA (Long Distance Walkers Association) host a challenge event which is The Punchbowl Marathon. The event is open to walkers and runners and takes in mostly footpaths and bridleways including a long climb up to the top of the Devil’s Punchbowl. Two routes are offered; a 20 mile […]

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  • Men of Wight Navigate Army Orienteering Championships

    Posted on 26 February 2016 by Chris Pritchett in News.

    A team of local orienteers ventured off the Island to take part in the Army (Military League South) Team Orienteering Championship at Sidbury Hill, Salisbury Plain on Wednesday 24th February 2016. The event, known as Team Harris, is intended to establish the best military teams, but also welcomes civilian entries. The teams, consisting of three […]

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  • Wight Orienteers Membership

    Posted on 5 February 2016 by Dan Williams in News.

    Membership for Wight Orienteers became due on 1st January 2016 and if you regularly attend orienteering events you should become a member. The insurers of British Orienteering state that once you have attended 3 events as a non-member you will not be afforded public liability insurance at further events unless you are a member. All […]

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  • Welcome to the new website

    Posted on 5 February 2016 by Dan Williams in News.

    Wight Orienteers has a new online home. We’ve relocated from the previous web address of www.wight-orienteers.co.uk to www.wighto.org.uk. Don’t panic though! You shouldn’t need to do anything extra to reach our events and results pages. If you accidentally try to access the old website you won’t break anything and you’ll automatically (as-if by magic) be […]

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