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Future Events

Wed 20 Feb
Holway & Blackbrook (MapRun1)

Near: Taunton  more details...

Sat 23 Feb
Wellington School (JOG 4)

Near: Wellington  more details...

Thu 28 Feb
Abbey Manor Park (MapRun2)

Near: Yeovil  more details...

Full list of all future events

MapRun hits the streets


from Wednesday (20th)

Over the next three weeks, we have three urban races in Taunton and Yeovil, each using a new map and entirely new orienteering terrain!

These exciting events run entirely off GPS signals, with your smartphone recording your times and your route.

Thu 14 Feb Read more…

Local league

near summit, Staple Hill

QOFL series 2018/19

NEW: latest league tables, after 3 events



Our Forest League season takes a breather till mid April, when it resumes on the Blackdown escarpment at Staple Hill, overlooking Taunton Deane.

Mon 11 Feb Read more…

Courses & Workshops

Safety training

Organising & event safety

Neighbouring clubs are putting the following courses on soon:

Organising & Event Safety Workshop - 16 February, Bristol (Bristol OK).

Organisers Level B course- 20 March, Ilsington, Devon (Devon OC)

Click on the links to learn more.

Mon 11 Feb Read more…

JOG- Spring term

The Start Control At Lydeard Hill

Fixture list

The next JOG is on Saturday (23rd February) at Wellington School - a new venue for most!

Updated list of the events (v4)

Sun 10 Feb Read more…

South West League

Craddock Moor mine, Cornwall

Cornwall event next

Technical open moorland is next on the Galoppen menu up on Bodmin Moor on Sunday 24 February. Formerly mined areas always make for great orienteering!


NEW (Feb 14): League tables after 5 events

Sat 9 Feb Read more…

Events round-up

Double shift

Pete Shirvington and Martin Lewis put in a real shift this weekend, running in a Saturday's after dark event in Bristol before our Galoppen on Sunday.

Plus: reports from other recent events in the region

Wed 6 Feb Read more…

David Parkin 1933 - 2019

David Parkin, proudly displaying his medals

It is with sadness we announce the death of Dave on 3 February.

One of the club's earliest members, Dave soon became chairman and a long-serving one at that. His son Richard described orienteers as being his father's extended family.

Tue 5 Feb Read more…