LVO AGM 2019

The LVO Annual General Meeting will be on Sunday 3rd February 2019 in Belvoir Activity Centre, 100 Belvoir Drive, Belfast, BT8 7DT, immediately after the Club Score Champs in Belvoir Park (at around 3:15 pm). The Agenda is given below. The draft minutes of last year’s meeting are at https://1drv.ms/w/s!AmRviA_IewvevXpiYgKg_WanfvNq, or from the website at Resources > Public Folders > AGMs There will be some catering and a display of some orienteering photo highlights of our year, so please call in to see what has been happening in the club. Please let me have any additional items you would like Read More …

LVO Trophies

In preparation for the LVO AGM could you please return any LVO trophies you have to Gordon Stephens, either at Sunday’s Score event or by arrangement with Gordon, who may be reached at gordon@lvo.org.uk. Thank-you and best wishes for regaining your trophies this year! (Apologies for reposting this – got the email link wrong 1st time.)

Colour Standards are Re-Set

The Colour Standards table has been reset for the incoming year. It can be found at “Resources>LVO Public Folders>Colour Standards”. It shows the 2018 results contributing to your current standard and the colour event programme for 2019 at which you can try to climb the colour ladder. However, it shows much more than this because it contains a list of all (and more) members and their current membership status as follows: no highlight – rejoined for 2019. Well done, ready to go! red – 2018 member not yet rejoined. You’ll be losing your member discount on event entry fees, amongst Read More …

Roll of Honour 2018

Happy New O-Year! The 2018 Roll of Honour is now available; go “Resources>LVO Public Folders>Roll of Honour”. It’s open for audit – please have a look and let me know of any errors and/or omissions – I’ll be happy to make the appropriate amendments. This is the only history of the club’s activities both in and out of the forest so please have look and make a NYResolution to increase the number of times you get a mention in the 2019 version; there are plenty of ways to do that!

Sad news – Pete Power

Folks, Terribly sad news emerged on Thursday, of the passing of Pete Power. Together with his wife Moire O’Sullivan, and their wee boys Aran & Cahal, they have in recent years settled in Rostrevor and become an integral part of the vibrancy of our Tollymore Orienteers hub. I know you will join with me in expressing condolences to Moire, Aran, Cahal and Pete’s wider group of family & friends. Moire has made a very thoughtful request. She wants to capture and preserve everyone’s memories of Pete for their young boys. She has asked if you wish, to write the boys Read More …

Running Training tonight

Running training is ON! tonight 🙂Ready to depart Malone RFC at 7pm, and we’ll be back again by 8:15pm. We’ll be running hill reps, always at your own pace. You have the option of grass or hard surface – if you’re going the grassy way, it’s sloppy underfoot; wear grippy footwear. Santa hats 🎅 and reindeer antlers 🦌 actively encouraged 🙂

OCO City of Armagh Urban – Sunday 16th December

Anyone else fancy a dander round the City of Armagh on Sunday afternoon? For any one over 16 it’s a 5.5 km jaunt around the streets. For all other juniors, whatever your age, there will be a course for you around the grounds of the Planetarium and Royal School ( educational as well as fun 🙂 ), followed by some festive fayre. Fancy a run please let me know so that i can cater for you. P.S. Anyone seen not wearing a santa hat will be penalised a minute at the start.

OCO present : Christmas in Armagh, Sun 16th December

Sadly, next Sunday sees the last Orchard County event of 2018. However, that can only mean one thing – it’s Christmas! So why not come and join us for a jaunt around the City of Armagh, followed by some festive fayre: Mince pies, mulled wine, satsumas, apple crumble ( just jesting… or am I??), and a Pac-man challenge. As usual, there will be something for everyone, beginners and experienced alike as we provide our last taster for the upcoming OCO Urban league. There will be 3 courses on offer as per Portadown. The courses will follow a middle distance urban format. Read More …