CLYDE Urban Training Sunday 14th January 2018 (Sign up by Thursday 11th January at the latest)

The CLYDE training for 2018 will be urban training on Sunday 14th January 2018, suitable for ALL levels and is kindly being organised by Dave Robertson.

Meet at Milngavie Station Car park at 10.30am. Cost £1.  Afterwards at local cafe for informal debrief and chat.

Please email Dave (hillrep at to reserve a map by 8pm Thursday 11th January at the latest.

This training will allow you to brush up your skills for EUOC’s Big Weekend urban race on Saturday 20th January 2018 - note that pre-entries for this event close at midnight on Monday 15th January 2018.

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who has signed up. The training WILL take place.

09th Jan 18  



The CLYDE AGM was held in Bearsden on Sunday 19th November, and included an informal urban orienteering event on the Mosshead map. Click on “Read more” for the results.

19th Nov 17  

CLYDE Successes in the 2017 Scottish Orienteering League (SOL)

After the Scottish Championships, performing in the year-long Scottish Orienteering League (SOL) series is the most important part of most Scottish orienteers’ year, and so it is great to be able report on considerable CLYDE success in the recently completed 2017 SOL, notably three age class winners, namely Dave Robertson (M50), Ceri Vincent (W35) and Christine Patterson (W55) and two other course winners, namely Ewan McCartney (M12B) and Kirsten Robertson (W14B). Full results can be found on the SOA website.

19th Nov 17  

Tinto Twin Triumphs


This weekend saw the 30th running of the annual Tinto Twin weekend - a night race on Saturday and a day race on Sunday with overall time deciding the winners. This year the races were Lanark Race Course and Country Park in the dark, and an urban race round Biggar. A select Clyde contingent ran both races, with class wins for Alastair Dunlop (M40), Patrick Walder (M45) and Dave Robertson (M50), and a second place for Iain Mennie (M55).

12th Nov 17  

CLYDE Annual General Meeting 2017

As previously advised, the CLYDE AGM will take place on Sunday 19th November - as usual it will be preceded by an informal urban event and lunch.

All CLYDE members (new and old, beginners and experienced orienteers) are encouraged to attend to meet other club members socially and to have their say in the running of the club.

12th Nov 17  

West Area Second at Junior Inter Areas Competition

The West of Scotland Team at the Junior Inter Areas Competition 2017

Several CLYDE juniors were members of the West of Scotland team which came second overall at the Junior Inter Areas Competition on 28th/29th October (with the relays expertly planned by CLYDEsider Dave Robertson). Particularly notable was a very strong (and points scoring) run by Alastair Mccartney on Light Green. Full details of the weekend can be found here, and some photographs from the weekend can be found here.

30th Oct 17  

Mirjam on The Adventure Show

Nearing the end of the run (photo: Alligin Photography)

Earlier this year our clubmate Mirjam raced the Celtman Extreme Triathalon in spectacularly awful conditions in Torridon. The race is 3.4km open water swim, 202km bike ride and 42km run over 2 Munros on Beinn Eighe. The Adventure Show filmed the race and is showing the program on Sunday 8 October 2017 at 7pm on BBC2 (The Adventure Show).
Ty did most of her support, and Dave was the compulsory support runner for the mountain running stage, his story is here.

03rd Oct 17  

CLYDE at the Junior European Championships

Best of luck to Lindsay Robertson, off to Austria to join the British team at the Junior European Cup to be held in Fürstenfeld, Austria from 29th September to 1st October. It is her first outing in GB kit. Follow her and her teammates at this link.

27th Sep 17  

CLYDEsiders in action at the VHIs and JIRCs

Congratulations to CLYDE members young and old who were in action representing Scotland at opposite ends of the United Kingdom last weekend at the Veteran Home Internationals (VHIs) near Aviemore and at the Junior Inter Regional Championships (JIRCs) near Dorking. Dave Robertson, Donald Petrie and Christine Patterson were members of the Scotland team which came second to England at the VHIs, while Emma Wilson, Lindsay Robertson and Alice Wilson were members of the Scotland team which won the JIRCs. Well done to everyone selected for both of these prestigious annual events.

25th Sep 17  

CLYDE Juniors Selected to Represent Scotland

Congratulations to CLYDE juniors Emma Wilson, Lindsay Robertson (both W18) and Alice Wilson (W16) who have been selected to represent Scotland in both the Junior Inter-Regionals to be held in Southern England on 23rd/24th September and the Junior Home Internationals to be held in Wales on 7th/8th October. The full teams can be found here. Further congratulations to Emma Wilson who has also been selected to “run up” as an W20 in the Senior Home Internationals to be held in Northern Ireland on 9th/10th September.

26th Aug 17  

Clydeside Orienteers
older news

Royal Deeside 2017

CLYDE at the Harvester Trophy 2017

CLYDE at Scottish Schools Orienteering Championships 2017

Three CLYDE Members Crowned Scottish Champions

CLYDE at the Scottish Championships 2017

CLYDE at SOL 4 Weekend in Oban

CLYDE Junior Selected for GBR

CLYDE at the British Championships 2017

CLYDE at JK 2017

CLYDE Supports its Junior Orienteers

Scottish Sprint Title Double for Donald and Amelia Petrie

Lindsay wins W18 Scottish Night Orienteering title

CLYDE Committee Meeting 16th January 2017

Thomas and Amelia win at the 2016 Glasgow Parks Championships

Training at Balloch, followed by CLYDE AGM - Saturday 26th November


West Area Juniors win Inter-Area Competition

Best-ever 2nd place for CLYDE at the Compass Sport Trophy Final

Two CLYDE Juniors at JEC

Follow CLYDE at the World Orienteering Championships in Sweden

CLYDE at Jukola 2016

Scottish Championships 2016

CLYDE accept the Jukola challenge

CLYDE Junior Selected for Great Britain Team

CLYDE Success at British Championships 2016

CLYDE at JK 2016

CLYDE victorious in Compass Sport Trophy qualifier

Clyde Saturday coaching - 12th March - Windy Hill (Lochwinnoch)

Gift Aid Declaration

CLYDE Success at Scottish Nights and Scottish Sprints 2016

2015 bto SOUL success

Club coaching - Night Orienteering 30 Jan 2016 Dunrod Hill

New W16 SOL Trophy

Run for CLYDE Relay Teams in 2016

Scottish Orienteering Newsletter:  Jan 2016

Scottish Orienteering Newsletter:  Dec 2015

Three CLYDE Juniors selected for ScotJOS 2016

AGM courses times

Scottish Score Champion