BKO Articles

4 May: BKO Update

Next weekend will be a busy one for many BKO members.  On Saturday we have the British Sprint Championships in Aldershot Barracks and 30 members will be there to compete in the two sprints (heats and finals).  This is followed ....

27 April: BKO Update

Sandhurst Park - Location for first Summer Parks Challenge events

The British Championships in the Forest of Dean were held on the 18th-19th April.  The Long Distance event was on the Saturday and the Relay Championships on the Sunday. ....

16 April: BKO Update

19 club members are going west to the Forest of Dean this weekend for the British Championships on Saturday.  This will be followed with the British Relay Championships on an adjacent area on Sunday.  The club has three teams entered for this second event. ....

8 April: BKO Update

Despite a rather gloomy start to the weekend, the weather improved and allowed the Easter JK Festival of Orienteering in the Lake District to be enjoyed by those who participated. ....

3 April: BKO Update - Special

Great news - Katy Stubbs has been awarded this year's prestigious Silva Award. The annual award is made to a person considered to: 'have made a very significant contribution to orienteering over a period of years, with an emphasis on ‘field' activities rather than committee work.' ....

27 March: BKO Update

It has been just over 2 weeks since the last Update but the CompassSport Cup heat seems much longer ago than that now.  There will be a report in the next Newsletter but just to let you know that, although not qualifying for the final, the club retuned an excellent performance. ....

15 March: BKO at the Compass Sport Cup

The club had a team at the CompassSport Cup heat at Fonthill on Sunday, with 37 members competing, providing enough qualifying runners to give us the full 25 counting scores. The results swayed back and forth during the competition, with BKO and DEVON fighting for 3rd place. After a ding-dong battle, BKO ahead by 37 points at 2 pm, but DEVON clawing back to lead us by just 6 points towards the close, looking like clinching it.

11 March: BKO Update

BKO members came back from last Sunday’s regional SCOA Long Distance Championships organised by SARUM with quite a selection of medals.  Congratulations to the following who were successful: M50 - 2nd: Derick Mercer; M60 - 2nd: David Jukes; M65 - 3rd: Martin Wilson; M70 - 1st: Ian Cooper; M75 - 2nd: Peter Bennett; M90 – 1st: Darrell Cruickshank; W40 - 1st: Annika Hermik; W50 - 2nd: Fiona Clough; W60 - 2nd: Gill Godbold; W70 - 2nd: Gill Bennett.

4 March: BKO Update

Good luck to those competing this weekend.  There are 25 members having a go at the Oxford City Race on Sunday and 23 members in the SCOA Long Distance Championships at SARUM’s Sidbury Hill near Tidworth on Sunday.  There is limited on the day entry for both events but, at the Sunday event, these will not be eligible for the SCOA Championship.

11 February: BKO Update

The results for Sunday’s Southern Championships have appeared today on the MVOC website and browsing through them it appears that we have 3 champions: Darrell Cruickshank (M90),