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Last update 21 Mar 2019
Events List & Recent Results

This is primarily a list of events organised by HOC, but it includes some others which we think HOC members ought to be aware of - particularly if club honours are at stake! All HOC events are open to non-HOC members unless otherwise stated. If it's not advertised here, it's not a HOC event.
Details of events in the distant future are now shown even if venue and officials have not been confirmed. HOC members should view "TBC" in the organiser column as a request to volunteer - before the Vice-Chair has to twist arms!

Date Level/Type Venue Organiser Details Results
Feb 2019
Sat 02 Local (WNL) Worcestershire Beacon Richard Davies CANCELLED
Thu 07 Local (NSL) Halesowen Peter Langmaid Details Results updated 13 Feb | Comments
Fri 08 Prizegiving Dinner The Nailers Arms, Bournheath
Sun 10 Regional (WML) Callow Hill North O: Andy Johnson
P: Paul Basher
C: Adrian Pickles WRE
Details updated 03 Feb | Information for newcomers updated 30 Jan Results |
Splits |
Winsplits |
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Thu 14 Local (WEE) Burlish Top Andy Hemsted Details Results
Thu 21 Local (NSL) Warndon Nigel Cousins Details Results | Comments
Tue 26 Event Safety Course Somers Sports & Social Club Andy Hemsted
Thu 28 Local (WEE) Highgate Common Alex Mitchell Details Results
Mar 2019
Thu 07 Local (NSL) Birmingham City Centre Andy White Details updated 28 Feb Results | Comments
April 2019
Sat 06 Regional (WMUL) Redditch Urban O: Kerstin Mitchell
P: Dave Aldridge
C: Henry Morgan POTOC
Details v2 issued 21 Mar | Information for newcomers Enter Online
Sun 07 Regional (WML) Arrow Valley O: Barbara Ford
P: Ian Gamlen
C: Russ Fauset
Details | Information for newcomers Enter Online
May 2019
Sat 25 - Mon 27 SINS Springtime in Shropshire Enter Online
Sat 25 National (SInS, UKUL) Shrewsbury Urban O: Richard Lewis WRE
P: Clive Richardson WRE
C: Henry Morgan POTOC
Event website
Sun 26 National (SInS, Midland Champs, UKOL) Brown Clee O: Lesley Brown HOC
P: Barry Houghton HOC
C: Jeff Baker LOC
Event website
Mon 27 National (SInS, UKOL) The Wrekin O: Adrian Griffiths WRE & Diane Jacks WRE
P: Adrian Pickles WRE
C: Andrew Yeates WCH
Event website

Further Information

Contact the HOC Fixtures Secretary: Robert Rose

Competitors take part at their own risk. The carrying of whistles is compulsory at HOC events


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Handy summary of Forthcoming Events collated by Robert Vickers.
Latest version 13 Feb


Notes

Glossary & links (external links open in new window/tab):

Event Levels (see BOF Events Guideline A for full details):

Courses are often described using a colour-coding system:

Colour Typical distance Technical difficulty
Black 12km Hard
Brown 10km Hard
Blue 6.5km Hard
Green 4.5km Hard
Light Green 4km Quite Difficult
Orange 3km Moderate
Yellow 2km Easy
White 1.5km Very easy

In general, the darker the colour, the longer and more difficult the course. Juniors and novices can work their way up from white/yellow as they get older and more experienced, whilst the shorter hard courses are appropriate for those with lower levels of physical fitness. Short and, occasionally, long colour variants may be available if the event is large enough. Age class competition can be provided by mapping colours to age classes. Mappings vary depending on the numbers of courses available - see the details for the particular event or BOF Events Guideline B for more information.

Other event listings and nearby clubs: