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Virtual Orienteering Courses

Orienteering anytime using smartphone GPS with the MapRun app

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MapRun is a free app that allows you to run a course without any physical infrastructure on the ground instead your position is recorded by the phones’ GPS. You can run solo anytime and your time can be compared with others. It is perfect for private fitness and technique training.

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Permanent Orienteering Courses

Orienteering anytime

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These courses have permanent markers at control  points (also known as check points) with a code and an orienteering logo attached. All the controls are shown on an overprinted orienteering map that you can download from the BO website or obtain on site (see individual POC details).
Watch a video of the use of permanent courses here

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Club News

Saxons success at the British Orienteering Championships

Mark at the last control, BOC Long, Source:Alan Rosen

Braunton Burrows: a tricky area in difficult conditions

Bristol OK, with the support of other SWOA clubs.....

Mon 4 OctRead more…

Calling all artists!

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The Golden anniversary (50 years) of the founding of Saxons OC is next year. Could you design an appropriate logo?? (see the 25th anniversary logo attached)

Sun 12 SepRead more…

Saxons AGM

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This will be on Friday 22 October starting at 20.00. After discusssion, your committtee agreed that this should be held by Zoom rather than in person this year. 

Sun 12 SepRead more…

Kent Orienteering League 21/21 started on 11 September

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A new season of KOL events commenced on 11 September at Hargate in Tunbridge Wells.  All new season, online entry, and a sparkling new line up of courses! Keep watching the website for updates.


Fri 3 SepRead more…

Saxons at S6D (aka S3D)!

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Notwithstanding the limited event days for participants, Saxons enjoyed the challenges of the Lochaber 2021 Scottish 6 Days.

Fri 6 AugRead more…

Lagganlia Training Camp Success!

Austin collecting controls at Chilham Castle Event, Source:Brendon Howe

Congratulations to Austin Howe for securing a place

Each year the Junior Regional Orienteering Squads selectors choose up to 24 junior orienteers from across the four nations to take part in a week long residential orienteering training camp. 


Mon 21 JunRead more…

Spring edition of SaxAlert

Is now available 

Other recent editions are also now viewable in Club Info

Wed 7 AprRead more…

SaxAlert wins CompassSport award

CompassSport Magazine editorial team make an annual award to club magazines for their content and general layout and SaxAlert was in the top six (they are not ranked). 

Tue 9 MarRead more…