Join the Saxons Summer Challenge

MapRunners, Source:MapRun

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 during lockdown.

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Saxons Summer Challenge Series

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All you need to know about each Challenge...

Each week a new challenge:

- Week 7 - Canterbury

- Week 8 - Knole Park

-Week 9 - Vinters and Maidstone East


Guide to MapRun is here

Tue 9 JunRead more…

Real In-Forest Orienteering Training Routes now available

The Saxons party, Source:Pauline Griffiths

Lockdown hampering your opportunities to practise?

Don’t panic! Help is at hand...

Practise proper orienteering in Hemsted Forest

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Orienteer anytime

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Use our permanent orienteering courses

Remember to maintain social distancing and be polite to other members of the public when out on your run.

Watch a video of the use of permanent courses here

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Teething troubles with MaprunF

Read about Heather and Tony's first experiences with MapRun below

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Venla & Jukola - what’s that about?

Sarah's bingo entry!, Source:Sarah Howes

The world’s largest orienteering relays, 72nd Jukola Relay and the 43rd Venla Relay, were due to take place last weekend just north of the Arctic Circle in Finland, with some 18,000 orienteers....


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Individual orienteering opportunity

DFOK have begun a weekly challenge using permanent courses and MapRun courses.

If you are interested in taking part please check the DFOK website and contact Andrew Evans if you would like to be added to their mailing list


Tue 2 JunRead more…

How did you get on with the Trail O photo O competition?

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Solutions to second competition now available

For this competition we had more success in getting the correct answers!

Congratulations to all who took part

Mon 25 MayRead more…

Saxons promoted to division 1 in SE league

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Congratulations to all who took part

The SE league is an annual competition between SEOA clubs and runs over each autumn/winter/spring season. Anyone running in a SE league event scores points for their club.

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