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MapRun Courses

Orienteering anytime using a smartphone

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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 or as a group anytime and your time can be compared with others.

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Permanent and Find Your Way Orienteering Courses (POCs/VOCs)

Orienteering anytime

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Courses either have permanent markers with an orienteering logo at control points, or controls are picked up by mobile phone app MapRun6. All the controls are shown on an overprinted orienteering map that you can download from the Saxons or British Orienteering websites or in most cases obtain on site.

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Club News

KNC 13 Scotney Castle Estate

Event date: Thu 26 Jan

Given the dire weather forecast I thought it was actually quite warm in the forest, out of the northerly wind, but as usual Scotney in winter is wet and very muddy underfoot. A smaller turnout but nonetheless a hard fought battle between...

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KNC 12 Trosley Country Park

Event date: Thu 19 Jan

Our thanks go to Sean for hosting this round of the Night Cup, and to Kent County Council for allowing us to use the Park.

MG

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Saxons Team and Relay Events this Spring

Austin and Joseph at the Pass - PPJR leg 1 and 2, Source:Photo courtesy of Rob Lines

The CompassSport Cup Heat, British Championship Relays, and JK Relays are coming up soon. Find out how to be part of the fun...

Wed 18 JanRead more…

Simon Greenwood

Simon in action, Source:CompassSport

It is with great sadness we have to report that Simon Greenwood, our club President, died on Monday.

Simon has been a prominent character in orienteering for a period longer than most of us in Saxons have been taking part. He has been active in Saxons as an...

Thu 15 DecRead more…

NST 1-2-3!

W60 podium, Source:Mark Glaisher

The North Sea Trophy 2022, yielded success for three intrepid Saxons who visited Belgium in early November...

Mon 14 NovRead more…

Saxons Celebrate 50 years

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Party and event results

Special Saxons past and present event at Mardens Hill proved a real fun and physical challenge, (bracken and contours), but meant we all worked up a good appetite for the after party.

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Mon 12 SepRead more…

London City Race Urban

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Fast and furious - urban orienteering in the City of London. The fastest sightseeing tour there is!

Tue 6 SepRead more…

Saxons in the Lake District

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The Lakes 5 took place 7-12 August - 5 days of orienteering competition across the Lake District.  A happy band of Saxons had made the trip, keen to take on the contours, the open fells and the complex crags.  The weather was taking a...

Mon 22 AugRead more…

SE Sprint Championships, Guildford

Beryl & Ruth Rhodes W70 1 & 2, Source:Mark Glaisher

This year's 2 race event was held in the grounds of Surrey Research ...

Mon 1 AugRead more…