Club News by Karin Kirk


The biannual Scottish 6 days of Orienteering did not disappoint those who ventured to compete in glorious sunshine and on the terrific terrain with nearly 3000 orienteers in Perthshire. Octavian Droober club members came away with many prizes and podium places.

Selections for Will, Duncan, Nathan and Felix


Four members of Octavian Droobers Orienteering Club have been selected to represent GB or to attend national training camps. The club wishes all of these talented athletes the very best and hopes they achieve success in their competitions.


The International Orienteering Federation World Cup Final at the end of October takes place in China and Will Gardner, British Orienteering’s top ranked athlete, has been selected to represent Great Britain. The event takes place in Guangzhou in southern China and is the 4th in the World Cup series. He competed in the 1st of these World Cup Series in Helsinki. In China he will run in the Middle Distance, Mixed Sprint Relay and Sprint distances.


Congratulations go to Duncan Birtwistle and Nathan Lawson who have both been selected to represent GB in the Euromeeting 2019 in Estonia on 14 and 15 September. They will be racing on two middle distance courses, the second of which will be a pursuit race.