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Wed 18 May
Epping Forest North
(Quad Match)

Near: Epping  more details...

Tue 24 May
Fen Ditton - Anytime
(Summer 2022 MapRun League)

Near: Cambridge  more details...

Wed 25 May
Milton Urban
(Summer 2022 MapRun League)

Near: Milton, Cambridge  more details...

Full list of all future events

Results from Sat 14 MayColdham's CommonPark-O

• Results

What a scorcher! Hopefully you all enjoyed yourselves today in the blazing sun and didn't overheat. We had a great turnout with a 50/50 split between pre-entries and entry-on-the-day. It was disappointing to have a control stolen before the first runner even started. If you we…

FINAL QUAD MATCH DETAILS! Car park and start time update

The car park for the QUAD match has moved by 750m. So there is now a 750m walk to the start but we have been able to move the course closing time too.

Click here for the new details.

Mon 16 MayRead 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…

JK 2022 in South WalesCongratulations to WAOC's medal winning runners

At the Sprints, congratulations to Alys on 1st and Elysia on 3rd in W10, and Ursula Oxburgh on 3rd on W85.

In the overall competition (days 2 & 3), congratulations to Elysia on 3rd in W10A, Oliver Hague on 1st in M21V, Dil Wetherill on 1st in M55S, and Noreen Ives in W65S.

Mon 18 AprRead more…

A new chair for WAOC

Stephen Borrill was unanimously voted in, unopposed, as the new chairman of the club at our Annual General Meeting held on line on 17th March. Stephen will be taking over from Helen Hague.

Sat 2 AprRead more…

WAOC at the British Champs

This year's British Orienteering Championships weekend took place on 26th/27th March near Liphook in Surrey. Congratulations to Alys for another podium place, finishing 2nd in W10A in the individual long distance races. Also finishing near the top of the results in their respective classes were Noreen Ives, 4th in W65S, and Graham Louth, 5th in M60S. In W45L Emma Jarrett was 15th and in M55L Dil Wetherill was 12th.


Sat 2 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!