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Virtual Orienteering 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 Orienteering Courses (POCs)

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 Saxons or British Orienteering or in most cases obtain on site.

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Club News

Summer event at Mote Park

Event date: Sat 17 Sep

There was about the best weather that one could wish for! Bright sunshine but a really pleasant temperature for orienteering. Our thanks go to Maidstone BC for allowing us to use the Park.

Everyone successfully completed their course and...

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Summer event at Haysden country park

Event date: Sat 23 Jul

Well done to everyone who competed at Haysden, Saxons members who helped on the day and of course to Dave Kingdon for organising and planning. Planning was constrained by the flood management works, and by a gin festival in Tonbridge,...

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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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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…

3 Days of Belgium 2022

Arena Days 2 & 3, Source:Simon Blanchflower

Four Saxons on a long weekend of orienteering and tourism

This July's 3 Days of Belgium was held at the east side of the country, in the 'High Fens'. 

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Saxons at the Sunny Sussex weekend

SE Middle Distance podium: Sarah, Jill Blount & Julie Cleary, Source:Mark Glaisher

Southdowns' Events Jamboree: 3 events over a nice and sunny (as it says on the tin!) weekend

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Latest edition of SaxAlert

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Is now available

This is a bumper edition celebrating our 50th anniversary, so do have a look.

Other recent editions are also now viewable in Club Info

Mon 23 MayRead more…

Saxons are having fun at the JK!

Saxons and friends picnic after day 2, Source:Sarah Scarbrough

Saxons away in South Wales

Two days of orienteeing are over, with successes for some. To celebrate we held a fish and chips picnic in a local park in Abertillery

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