Spring edition of SaxAlert

Paper copies for those of you who haven't picked it up at a recent event will be posted soon. The online version can be found using this link: https://www.saxons-oc.org/saxalert

Tue 22 MayRead more…

Don’t forget the Junior Orienteering Festival 2018

JOF 2017, Source:Tony Connellan

Bethany Shool near Cranbrook on 26 May

This festival is a junior only event for all keen orienteers, school groups or any young person who has had a little experience of the sport.  Check the details on the 'Events' page 


Sat 19 MayRead more…

South East middle distance championships

At a damp Rivers Wood and Balcombe, Saxons gained 2 medals. Jeremy Oldershaw won gold on M80+ and Alan Hickling silver on M45-50. 

Sat 12 MayRead more…

Parting of the ways

The event at Ightham on Sunday was the last that Rowan and Jerry will attend while living in Kent

Mon 30 AprRead more…

Comments from happy participants yesterday at Ightham

‘Reasonably tricky but a fun course’ - Orange

‘It was a lot of fun, I nearly lost my wellingtons in the mud!’ – Yellow

‘The end of the course was lovely, a nice technical area without paths' –...

Sun 29 AprRead more…

Have you recently upgraded your dibber or thinking of doing so?

Saxons need to increase our stock of dibbers for hire but before buying
new ones we are offering to buy second-hand ones from members who have
upgraded to faster or contactless dibbers.


Sun 29 AprRead more…

Bike O 2018

Ready for the off at Brenchley, Source:Mark Glaisher

A return of the popular 'photo O' on bikes

A series of 4 bike O events are being planned for the summer. Dates are in the 'Events' section. Check for updates!

Sat 28 AprRead more…

‘JK’ Sprint, Middle, Long & Relay snapshots

Rob Kingman - Day 3, Source:Mark Glaisher

Congratulations to Jeremy Oldershaw on 3rd place in M80 at the Sprint race at MOD Stafford.

Fri 30 MarRead more…

Club newsletter SAXALERT: Not one award, but two!

'Cover of the Year'                         Photo by Sean Cronin, Source:Sean Cronin

CompassSport magazine has two annual Awards for club Newsletters

Tue 20 FebRead more…

Some challenging orienteering in N & Central Portugal

PIOM Bronze: Sarah Howes in typical terrain, Source:Mark Glaisher

Saxons at 3 International Multi-day competitions

Tue 20 FebRead more…

Ffion Bricknell wins ‘Most Improved Orienteer’ trophy

#ffion with the trophy, Source:Rowan Purkis

The trophy was presented to Ffion at the KOL at Perry Wood on Saturday

Mon 11 DecRead more…

Changes to the committee

At the recent AGM Jerry Purkis stood down as Development Officer and Nick Betts as Pubicity Officer. 

Mon 4 DecRead more…

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