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Next National EventYvette Baker Final - Westonbirt Arboretum (BOK)
Sun 4 Jul

Near: Tetbury

WAOC juniors have already qualified for the final, which has been rescheduled following its cancellation last year.

MapRun League continues!

The MapRun League continued with our fourth event at Cherry Hinton on 16th June. Do not worry if you could not make the evening as you can still be competitive - just run the course before 6.30 p.m. on the following Wednesday. Even if you have missed out on the deadline for your result to be counted in the league, all our MapRun events are available for you to run whenever you wish. Event pages are here:

The next MapRun League events:

Wed 16 JunRead more…

Annual Prizegiving

We will be holding a short prizegiving ceremony during the Hinchingbrooke Park-O on 26th June.

This is a chance to present the various awards and trophies that would normally be given out at our AGM, when such meetings are in the flesh rather than via a teleconferencing app. The prizegiving will be held at 3:30 pm.

Everyone coming to Hinchingbrooke, is invited to attend the prizegiving and applaud the recipients.


Wed 9 JunRead more…

Our Midland Champions for 2021

Congratulations to WAOC Winners at the Midland Champs, held on 30th May at Stapely and Rorrington (Springtime In Shropshire):

Alys Powell (W10)

Hebe Darwin (W14)

Alex Wetherill (M21)

Emma Jarrett (W40)

Full results can be found here.

Tue 1 JunRead more…

Get a WAGAL on!WAGAL 2021 Scoreboard now populated with Huntingdon results

The Huntingdon Urban event was our first WAGAL event of 2021. The remaining events this year will be North Cambridge Urban in September, Bush Heath in October, and Mildenhall South in September.

You can see the scores after one event on the WAGAL scoreboard, where you can also browse results from previous years.



Thu 29 AprRead more…

New guidelines from British OrienteeringOrienteering can resume from 29th March

British Orienteering has issued its latest revision of guidelines on orienteering and coronavirus, confirming that events can go ahead provided they meet the "rule of six" and other coronavirus distancing regulations.

Fri 12 MarRead more…

Christmas 2020 eventStill available in Spring!

We have created a family-friendly Christmas event combining orienteering and a quiz for you to run at your leisure at Lammas Land in Cambridge.

Mon 30 NovRead more…

Can I Orienteer in Lockdown?Yes - you can! Here's how.

We've added a section on our website to introduce Permanent Courses and Virtual Orienteering courses, which you can take advantage of at any time - even during the current lockdown.

You can find it here.


Sat 21 NovRead more…

JabberWAOC magazineThe Newsletter of WAOC

And, as in uffish thought he stood,
The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,
Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,
And burbled as it came!