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Last update 20 Jan 2017
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!

December 2016
Thu 01 D (NSL) Wombourne Barry Houghton Details Results
Sun 04 C (WML, WM Champs) Dymock O: Barbara Ford
P: Jason Howell
Final details
WinSplits Online
Thu 08 D (WEE) Walsall Airport Barry McGowan Details Results
Sun 11 XD (Club Champs) Highgate Common O: Barry Houghton
P: Kath Atkins
C: Robert Vickers
Final details
Results by Course
Results by Class
Split times
Trophy Winners
Bert Pardoe Results
January 2017
Thu 12 D (NSL) Ledbury Colin Palmer Details Results
Sun 15 C (WML) Postensplain O: Kerstin Mitchell
P: Andy Johnson
C: Clive Richardson WRE
Final details
WinSplits Online
Thu 19 D (WEE) Hartlebury Common Andy Hemsted Details Results
Wed 25 D (NSL) Sutton Coldfield COBOC Details
February 2017
Thu 02 D (WEE) Dudmaston Barry Houghton Details
Fri 03 Prizegiving Dinner Lickey End Social Club Penny Hemsted
Thu 09 D (NSL) Bewdley Russ Fauset
Thu 16 D (WEE) Old Hills Colin Palmer
Thu 23 D (NSL) Birmingham City Centre Adrian Bailey
March 2017
Thu 02 D (WEE) Burlish Top and Rifle Ranges Andy Johnson
Thu 09 D (NSL) Brierley Hill Kerstin Mitchell
Thu 16 D (WEE) Coombeswood Adrian Bailey
Sun 19 C (YBT Round) Baggeridge O: Geoff Trewin
P: Peter Langmaid
April 2017
Sat 29 D Himley Kerstin Mitchell
May 2017
Sat 13 D Old Hills Mike Wilkinson
Sat 20 D Baggeridge Alex Mitchell
Sat 27 B (SInS, UKOL) TBC P: Kerstin Mitchell
C: Bob Brandon OD
Sun 28 B (SInS, UKOL) TBC
Mon 29 B (SInS, UKOL) Brampton Bryan
Jun 2017
Sat 03 D Rock Coppice Barry Houghton
Thu 15 D Cannon Hill Park Andy Hemsted
Sun 18 C (WML) Arrow Valley
Jul 2017
Thu 06 D Callow Hill Alison Sloman
Sat 08 D Sanders Park Peter Langmaid
Sat 15 D Queslett Adrian Bailey
Thu 20 D Pitcheroak Wood Dave Aldridge


Further Information

Contact the HOC Fixtures Secretary: Andy Johnson

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 06 Dec


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:

ColourTypical distanceTechnical 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: