Senior training event at Kings Wood Challock - Cancelled

Come and practice your skills

Sun 19 Apr 2020

A selection of exercises will be planned to let you practise different techniques and improve your orienteering skills

Type of event: Local, Coaching, Training
Type of terrain: Forest, Woodland

Info updated: Sat 21 Mar


Results will be available soon.

Pre Event Info

In line with previous training sessions there will be a number of drills on offer. Unless I get specific requests for particular activities, we will look at:

  • Simplification
  • Contours
  • 'Fine' Orienteering skills

In addition to this, there will be more basic skills training for any novices attending. Probably:

  • Aiming off
  • Traffic Lights
  • Map Memory

The area of woods we are using is generally very runnable with some mature beech stands, as well as quite a bit of contour 'interest'. There will be a short 10 min walk from the car park to the training hub. 

Please bring spare warm clothes, and waterproofs (if wet), as well as snacks and fluids. 


Nearest town:

Directions / Parking

Parking will be at the other end of King's Wood, NOT the usual car park! This small parking area is accessed from Chilham along Mountain Street.

Nearest Post Code is CT4-8DG

What 3 Words: exclaim.denoting.dried

Public Transport options

Nearest Station - Chilham. Contact Brendon if you need a lift from the station. 

Registration & Start Times

Meet at the car park at 10:00. Session will start at 10:30 and run for about 2 hours. Feel free to bring a picnic. 

Entry Details

If you would like to attend please emai Brendon to confirm your place.

Dogs allowed?

No dogs. 

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Brendon Howe

Important Information

Health, safety and other important information related to events.


On 12 October a new system of Covid restrictions was introduced which means that local areas in England have been placed in one of three tiers. Anyone taking part in an orienteering event or activity must ensure that they are aware of the local Covid alert level both in their home area and at the intended venue for their activity, and act in line with the restrictions that apply. When travelling to orienteering events, please take into consideration that this may involve travelling into an area in a different tier, and also that tier definitions may change.

To ensure that we comply with Government and British Orienteering guidelines and make our events Covid secure and safe for participants and volunteers, all events will be pre-entry, pre-payment and for Saxons and BO members only.

During the on-line entry process, you will select your preferred start window from those available for your course. You must then make payment to reserve your start window. Please do not turn up at the event unless you have pre-entered. 

On event day turn up for your allocated start slot

Always respect others & social distance even when orienteering

Please move away from the map box after collecting your map.

At control sites do not touch the control, and move through quickly.

Do not congregate at the Finish.

At Download ensure you are drip and spittle free before downloading.

For full BO Covid guidance click here

Ticks and Lyme Disease: Ticks are common in areas where we go orienteering, more information about ticks.

Training and help is available from qualified coaches. Please contact the organiser.

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