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The JK

The JK
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Last edited: Thu 4 Oct 2018

If you're looking to extend yourself, take part in a large event or you'd like to orienteer while on holiday, here is a selection of O weekends not far from Somerset and week-long summer festivals.

Weekends


Name TimingEventsFrequencyAreaRace types
Welsh Champsearly March2annualWalesLong & middle or short
Triple Gloucesterlate winter / spring3irregular Forest of Dean, GloucsLong & middle & urban
The JK (Jan Kjellstrom)Easter4annualrotates between UK regionsUrban, 2 x long, relay
British Orienteering Championships
mid- May2annualrotates between UK regionsLong & relay
Tamar TripleLate May bank hol3 2 yearly, even years 2018 etcDevon & CornwallLong, Middle & urban
Springtime in Shropshire
Late May bank hol32 yearly,
odd years 2017 etc
ShropshireLong x 2 & urban
Gower weekendSpring or early summer2 or 3annualGower, South Walesvaries
BOK BlastSummer21 or 2 yearlyBristolurban x 2
The CaddihoeSept2annualSouth WestLong x 2
November ClassicNov2annualNew Forest & nearby cityLong & urban
Springtime in Shropshire

Springtime in Shropshire

Week-long (summer)

These nearly always occur in the week straddling the end of July and the start of August, usually the first week after school summer holidays begin.

NameEventsFrequencyAreaRace types
Welsh 5 Days (Croeso)
54-yearly (2020, '24 etc)Wales4 long & 1 middle
Scottish 6 Days
72-yearly, odd years (2019, '21 etc)Scotland (Highlands)6 long & sprint
Lakes 5 Days
64-yearly (2022. '26 etc)Lake District4 long, 1 middle & 1 urban


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The British Champs (BOC)

The British Champs (BOC)
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Lakes 5 Days 2018 Logo

Lakes 5 Days 2018 Logo

S6D 2019 logo

S6D 2019 logo

Croeso

Croeso

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