Smartphone orienteering now in Kent

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We now have the first few MapRun courses in Kent, more to follow shortly.

MapRun is a free app that allows you to run a course without any physical infrastructure on the ground (e.g. orienteering timing units) instead your position is recorded by the phones’ GPS. You can run solo anytime and your results can be compared with others.

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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.

Mon 18 MayRead more…

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

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Hers's a chance to try again

If you didin't know where to start with the previous competition do check the solutions and 'how to do it' script written by Tom Dobra. Then have a go at competition 2.


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.

Mon 25 MayRead more…

How’s your understanding of control descriptions?

Results to puzzle set by Richard Field are below

Wed 13 MayRead more…

Learn a new skill or polish an old one?

Armchair course planning competition

Are you an experienced course planner or a novice interested in developing a new skill? Here’s a challenge for you both. Deadline for submissions extended to 7 June.

Mon 11 MayRead more…

Mote Park Challenge

New MapRun in and around Mote Park

For those near Maidstone there is now a new MapRun from the School Road entrance of Mote Park (as used for KNCs).

Mon 11 MayRead more…

Another ‘training’ event

Is your route choice always the best?

Practise here with Richard Field's virtual route choice conundrum

Link is here

Results are here

Congratulations to all who took part

Sat 2 MayRead more…