Aberystwyth Urban 2017

Early notice for the Club’s final event of 2017 on Sunday 17 December. Come and round off your year of orienteering, by enjoying the challenge of an urban event around Aberystwyth University Campus and surrounds.

17th Dec 17  

Craig Lan Las 12/11/17

Planner Eunice at the start with Pete Louise and K,

Thanks Eunice for planning a great event at Craig Lan Las today . Well done all those taking part – it was certainly very fresh on the top with some great views in the sunshine. Thankfully the Hafod Arms at Devils Bridge provided a great option for a pre run coffee and warm up before a slightly delayed start. Thanks everyone for being so accommodating about the change of plan. Many thanks to Mr Edwards and Mr Humphreys for kindly giving us permission to hold the event today and helping us enjoy a great day of orienteering. Thanks to Tom for helping put out controls and registering everyone and thanks to Steve on download. Thanks to Robert, Paul, Eunice and Gabriella for collecting in the controls.

12th Nov 17  

JHI Results

Picture 1, All these pictures were taken

JHI Results - see results page - Gwanas 2017 Full splits for Individual day available and points tables in images at bottom of results pages. Will post relay splits tomorrow once I can find out how....

11th Oct 17  

Save the Date! AGM Bluebell Inn 7.30 26th Sept


Save the Date 26th September 7.30 pm Bluebell Inn! Come and join us for an exCEPtionally wild night out planning next years Orienteering adventures...

All members are really welcome to come and join us for the AGM at the Bluebell Inn in Llangurig - we lift share to travel to the meeting which is a central point for the club.

It is a  great opportunity to find out what has been happening over the year and any exciting news and developments. We are really keen for everyone to

join in with ideas and feedback for planning next years activities for the club.

Food and drink available at the Bluebell Inn as usual - a good evening of quaffing, scoffing and laughing to be enjoyed along with orienteering matters

of course. Please do send me any other ideas for discussion for the post AGM part. 

Many thanks for taking part in  another great year of Mid Wales Orienteering. 


MWOC AGM 26th September 2017 Bluebell Inn 7.30pm

26th Sep 17  

Radio Ceredigion awards Local Hero Sports Star of the Year award to Megan Carter Davies


Congratulations to Megan on receiving her Sports Star of the Year Local Hero Award from Radio Ceredigion at the Cliff Hotel Gwbert. Megan has had an impressive year competing and performing well  for Team GB in her first year in the women's senior elite age group in the World Cup in Finland, World Orienteering Championships in Estonia and World Games in Poland as well as UK based international events JK & Scottish 6 days.  As a  club we are incredibly proud of her achievements and the inspiration she provides for club members. 
Well done Megan - keep shining bright! A big thankyou for all the support she has received from club members. Great to see her Mum Eunice, coaches Mark Saunders of the Welsh Junior Squad & Ceredigion based coach Dic Evans were able to attend the event with her. 

25th Sep 17  

Hafren Happy Hour

Hafren Blue course Map,

A big thankyou to Robert for planning the event at Hafren Forest today! Results are up on the MWOC website. Well done all - some challenging terrain out there...and the deepest moss that nearly swallowed Alice!! Thanks to Steve and Ieuan on download and registration and to Kate, Daniel, Michael, Gabriella, Terry, Bev, Mark, Alice, Mike, Clive & Robert for making short work of collecting controls and everyone else who helped out today! The travellers rest in Llanidloes was a great place to compare splits and discuss plans for our next event - a Welsh League event at Gwanas on Saturday afternoon 7th Oct. We are also organising the Junior Home Internationals between Scotland Ireland England & Wales over that weekend with the Individual races on the morning of Sat 7th Oct and the JHI relay races on the morning of Sun 8th Oct. Hope we will see you at the Welsh League event! If anyone would like to help out at the JHI events and join in the excitement we would love to hear from you too!

10th Sep 17  

Inter-Counties Primary School Orienteering Championships


Inter-Counties Primary School Orienteering 16th June 2017

This year the event will be centred on Hafren Forest, 11 am onwards

Rhyd Y Benwch Car Park and Picnic Area (Grid Reference: SN 857869).

The event is for pupils in Years 5 & 6 who will compete on a Yellow course (Technical Difficulty 2) and pupils in Years 3 & 4 who will compete on a White course (Technical Difficulty 1) Children will complete the course in teams of either 2 or 3.  Competition will be between schools in Ceredigion, Gwynedd and Powys

Schools need to enter by Friday 9th June. Schools can bring more than one team if they wish. To enter please complete the spreadsheet and return to Bill by 9th June.

16th Jun 17  

South Powys Schools Championships

Winners of the Team prize for the white course,

Following another successful series of schools cluster events last Autumn, the winners of each of the cluster competitions went on to compete in the respective South and North Powys Championships, which were held in February 2017.

29th Mar 17  

Nash Woods


Many thanks to Terry ably assisted by Bev and Al for planning and organising todays great event at Nash Woods. A big thankyou to David Pal for controlling, Bill Marlow on download, Fay on the near start, the scouts for providing a great catering service. And a huge thankyou to Di and the army of helpers from Wrekin who helped out in a myriad of ways from carparking, starts, registration, control collecting - really appreciated all your help. The western MWOCcies set off in rain and mist so the dry weather was particularly appreciated! Welcome to the Aber Uni team, and good to see many new faces - hope to see you at the Welsh Championships weekend 4th&5th March at Merthyr Mawr organised by Swansea Bay Orienteering Club and the South Wales Orienteering Club event at Cwm Lickey which is the first round of the Compass Sport cup on 12th Mar. Our next MWOC event is at Brynbras on 2nd April.

19th Feb 17  

Aberystwyth - introductory orienteering sessions


Come and try orienteering in Aberystwyth!

Mid Wales Orienteering Club are running introductory sessions on Friday from 4.00-5.30pm at the Merched y Wawr Hall on Vulcan Street and in the Aberystwyth Castle Grounds 17th Feb, 24th Feb, 3rd March, 10th March 2017

Please bring comfortable clothing and trainers for indoor and outdoor activity. £2.00 per session. Please contact Gabriella Walsh for further information. 01970828863

13th Feb 17  

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