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Next Events

Tue 5 Jul
Cherry Hinton - Anytime
(Summer 2022 MapRun League)

Near: Cambridge  more details...

Wed 6 Jul
Papworth Everard
(Summer 2022 MapRun League)

Near: Cambridge  more details...

Sat 16 Jul
Rowney Warren

Near: Shefford  more details...

Full list of all future events

WAOC Juniors at the Yvette Baker Trophy Final

This year's YB Final was held at Irchester Country Park on Sunday 3rd July. The WAOC Junior team were 4th in the Trophy competition (for large clubs). This the best result that WAOC Juniors have achieved in this competition in recent times, and possibly ever. Well done to everyone who took part!
Full results can be found on the LEI website - see here.

Mon 4 JulRead more…

Summer league continuesCherry Hinton competition window is now open

Our Cherry Hinton event started this evening (22nd June) and continues until 5th July.

The Bar Hill event has now closed as part of the summer 2022 league, but you can still run it and maps are now freely available for download.

Current league standings after 3 events can be found here.

Wed 22 JunRead more…

WAOC at the British Sprints WeekendPodium Place for WAOC Juniors at the British Sprint Relays

Congratulations to our M/W 12- relay team who won a Bronze Medal at the British Orienteering Mixed Sprint Relay Championships for 2022, held on Saturday 11 June at Leeds Beckett University.

The British Sprints Championships followed on the Sunday, with some notable WAOC performances here as well...

Sun 12 JunRead more…

New edition of Jabberwaoc now out

Read it here, or visit the Jabberwaoc page for previous editions.

Tue 7 JunRead more…

MapRun league winners

The winners of our 2021-2022 MapRun league were announced after our event on the Summer 2022 league at Fen Ditton. There were excellent trophies for the first placed runner on each course and prizes for the second and third places on the Long course. Congratulations to all our winners!

Read on for the final placings...

Wed 11 MayRead more…

Alex Wetherill selected to represent Great Britain

Alex has been selected to represent Great Britain in the 2022 Junior European Cup, which is being held in Blankenburg, Germany, 1st – 3rd October, 2022 as part of a team of 12. For full details, click here. Congratulations!

Tue 3 MayRead more…

Stephen Borrill nominated for Development & Innovation Award

Our new club chair, Stephen Borrill, was recently nominated for British Orienteering's Development & Innovation Award for 2022, for creating the MapRun.uk website. This is the first time this award has been, ermm, awarded, and so there was strong competition, not least from Peter Effeney, based in Australia, who invented the MapRun app. Although Stephen did not receive the award this time, we are proud to see his work recognised.

You can see a profile of Stephen and the other nominees, on the British Orienteering website here.


Sat 23 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!