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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 21 (DFOK) Tonbridge

Final round for 2022-23 followed by the League prizegiving

Event date: Thu 23 Mar

The event details are on the DFOK website https://www.dfok.co.uk

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KNC 20 Seal Chart

Event date: Thu 16 Mar

Mark originally arm chair planned this event and then went on another holiday. David and I spent a few happy hours in the woods checking his ideas on the day after he blitzed the Milton Creek KNC in February. This kept Mark's overall strategy intact with...

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Compass Sport Cup heat - Worth Lodge

Organised by SO

Event date: Sun 12 Mar

We need as many members as possible to sign up for this please as we want to win the heat again this year. 
Details of the event can be found here
Please sign up via the Google Form link here
Deadline for entries - 17th February.

As with previous years the Club have agreed to pay 100% of the entries fees, so you have no excuse!


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Saxons Sunday event on 2 April

We have a limit of 70 particiapants at our event at Mardens Hill (the area used for our 50th Anniversary selebrations) so if you want to take part make sure to enter early.

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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