Orienteering is an exciting outdoor adventure sport which involves navigating around a course using a detailed map and sometimes a compass.
The aim is to navigate between a set of control points and decide the best route to complete the course in the quickest time.
It does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can go at your own pace.

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Orienteering Anytime

We have a number of locations where you can go orienteering at any time that suits you.
Permanent / Virtual courses
that have physical marker posts and Virtual courses available.
Virtual Urban courses
(using the MapRun app) have nothing visible but your phone beeps when you are in the right spot.

Anytime locations…

Events coming soon

Sat 23 Sep: Milton Creek and Kemsley Street O, near Sittingbourne

Sun 1 Oct: Oldbury Hill Coaching Saxons Autumn Training Session, near Sevenoaks

Sat 7 Oct: Milton Creek Country Park KOL 1, near Kemsley

Thu 19 Oct: Trosley CP & Vigo Kent Night Cup: 1, near Wrotham

All events have courses for beginners.

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Saxon selected for Veteran Home Internationals

Alison Howe at British Champs 2023

In other exciting news, Alison Howe has been selected to run for England at the upcoming Veteran Home Internationals (VHI) which this year are being held in the Forest of Dean on 30 Sept/1 Oct. The participating teams in the VHI are England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales – the ‘home nations’. 

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Alison Howe elected as British Orienteering Non Executive Director

At the British Orienteering AGM last Saturday, Alison Howe was elected as a non independent director of British Orienteering. Alison joins the 11 person board with the responsibility to constructively challenge and contribute to strategy of British Orienteering and oversee governance of the organis

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Calling all wannabe Planners!

Fancy learning about how to plan and organise a Saxons event?  Saxons need more members who can run an orienteering event, so we're running a modular online course to give you the skills you need. 

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ASOM 2023 Ghent

Alison & Austin Howe, Julia Jarvis and Cat Edwardes at ASOM 2023

Saxons and friends on tour in Ghent for the annual Sprint Orienteering Meeting. A Friday mixed sprint relay, a Saturday 2 part Sprint event followed by a final City Race on the Sunday was punctuated by sightseeing river trips, the occasional Belgian beer and of course plenty of waffles! 

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About Us

We are a friendly club, always keen to welcome new members whatever their age, fitness or ability. Saxons organise orienteering events in Kent and East Sussex and all events have courses suitable for beginners.

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