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Christmas 2020 eventAn early Christmas present from WAOC

We have created a family-friendly event combining MapRun and a quiz for you to run at your leisure at Lammas Land. For full details, see here.

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…

Training restarting

In line with the latest advice from British Orienteering training is restarting as unsupported training activities.

People will be emailed the maps and any relevant instructions, and you can run the courses whenever is convenient for you. Maps will generally be issued on a Sunday evening but the first session starting from Jesus Green may be a little later to give the Planner a little extra.

Click here to read more

Sat 7 NovRead more…

Astronomy training cancelled 5th November 2020

In line with the government announcement, training this Thursday is cancelled. Hopefully the training at Astronomy can be run next term. We are also hopeful that training can continue in a format that can meet the new rules in future weeks.

While you wait do remember that there are MapRuns!

Sun 1 NovRead more…

MapRunSolo Orienteering using a Smartphone

MapRun is a way for you to enjoy orienteering in your own time, which has expanded greatly in popularity in the absence of organised events earlier in 2020.

Mon 7 SepRead more…

Permanent Orienteering CoursesMaps now available on-line

A great way to get back into active orienteering is by visiting a Permanent Orienteering Course which can be found all over the country. WAOC currently has 4 such courses and each has been checked and updated recently. Landowners have also confirmed that visitors are welcome. Full details and links to maps can be found here.

Tue 16 JunRead more…

Coe Fen Photo-OAnswers now available

While we are in lockdown, Bruce has been thinking of ways we can practice our orienteering skills while observing the coronavirus restrictions.

Can you identify the control points for this 1.4km course around Coe Fen using the aerial photos and the control descriptions on the 'blank' map?

Tue 14 AprRead 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!