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Saturday Series 5 Norfolk Park
Night event Ecclesall Woods
SYO 50th Anniversary Doub... Baslow and Curbar Edges a...
SYO 50th Anniversary Doub... Wharncliffe Woods
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Regional event Blacka Moor
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About SYO

South Yorkshire Orienteers have over 250 members ranging in age from 5 to 85. There is a wide range of ability and experience within the club from beginners to elite orienteers, who represent Great Britain all over the world. We offer a friendly and informal welcome to the sport - supporting adult and junior beginners and more seasoned orienteers alike with coaching and a programme of regular events.

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What is Orienteering?

Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport. The aim is to navigate between control points marked on an orienteering map and decide the best route to complete the course in the quickest time.

It does not matter how young, old or fit you are as you can choose the course that's right for you and run, jog or walk it at your own pace. It is excellent for adults wanting to shape up, add some excitement and mental challenge to their running and meet new friends. It is also ideal for families as everyone can take part at the level that's right for them and it allows children to develop independence, confidence and decision making skills.

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YHOA Schools Champs at Graves Park

Monday, 14 July 2008 01:00

Over 100 kids competed in the various age categories at Graves Park on Sunday 13th July.

YHOA School Championships results.

World Masters

Monday, 14 July 2008 01:00

Pete Gorvett took both Sprint and Long Silver medals at the World Masters Orienteering Champs in Portugal. Full results.

Garmin Ultrasprint at Cliffhanger

Sunday, 13 July 2008 01:00

UltrasprintAnother successful Ultrasprint race was held at the Cliffhanger outdoor festival in Millhouses Park on Saturday 12 July. Over the two rounds the eventual men's winner was Matt Crane, and women's winner was Alice Leake.

After the Ultrasprint members of the public were able to try novice courses in the labyrinth, and literally hundreds did! The team of SYO helpers were overwhelmed with demand from people, especially kids, to give it a go. Full report.