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Sampson's Wood

These courses are from one of our Junior Orienteering Group events in Autumn 2021.

Sun 12 Sep Read more…

Beat the Street Success

Roger and Vikki with the Certificate

Our ‘Beat the Street’ Certificate awarded on coming 4th in the Groups competition in Taunton in July. Members were asked to find as many card-activated boxes around the town in 1 hour- walking, running, or cycling. Points for each box were accumulated for each member and added together.

Roger Craddock & Vikki Page

Sat 14 Aug

QO Member Running London Marathon

London Landmarks Half Marathon 2021

Club member and 2019-20 Street Series winner Miffy Treherne is currently training for the London Marathon. Read on for more about her chosen charity and how you can support it...

Fri 6 Aug Read more…

Hunt for Missing Results

20 years

Our historical results archive has grown this week thanks to member and mapper Bill Vigar digging out some from 2005 to 2015.

We are currently focussing on results since 2000, but hope to grow the archive back beyond this in time.

If you think you might have some old sets of results, have a look at our archive to see what's missing...

Fri 6 Aug

Volunteer Profiles

As it is national Volunteers Week, we are shining a light on what our volunteers do and why. We hope to update this page every day with a little profile of someone who gives up their time to help.

We need more people to share about their volunteering. Please drop a few lines to chair@ ...

Wed 2 Jun Read more…

Thank You to our Volunteers

British Orienteering Thank You Postcard Front Web

At the start of National Volunteers Week, we would like to say thank you to everyone who helps put on orienteering events.

Tue 1 Jun Read more…

QO Featured in SaxAlert

Sax Alert 187

Having seen the British Orienteering article on the Missing Maps Project, Graham Denny, the editor of Saxons OC's magazine got in touch for an interview.

You can read the result in the spring edition.

Thu 8 Apr Read more…

Easter Orienteering

Easter Egg Orienteering

Why not do a bit of Easter Egg O instead of the usual hunt?

You could make a course and hide eggs at the controls. Perhaps even make it a score course, with hard controls having more or better eggs.

Some of our families did a similar thing for Hallowe'een.

Mon 29 Mar

Maintenance to the Longrun POC

Post With Qo Qr Plate

And an upgrade...

Our President and our Membership officer have been out and about checking the wooden posts on the Longrun Meadow Permanent Orienteering Course. Replacement plaques have been made and attached, and more significant structural repairs to one post are being arranged.

New QR code plaques have been added, allowing their use with MapRun6 QR punching. We'll be releasing a new range of courses using these in the near future.

Longrun Meadow Permanent Courses

Sun 28 Mar Read more…

QR Code Orienteering

Post With Qo Qr Plate

Hello! It looks like you scanned one of our QR codes.

These are used in some events and activities and are scanned by competitors using the MapRun6 app to prove they successfully navigated to a particular location. The organisers remove them after the event closes (unless they are part of a permanent course).

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Sun 31 Jan Read more…

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