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West Anglian Orienteering Club


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ESSOL winners

 ESSOL Year 7/8 girls

WAOC had three winners in the Essex and Suffolk Schools Orienteering League (ESSOL) for this academic year. Alex Darwin won the Year 3/4 Boys league, Hebe Darwin came 2nd in the Year 5/6 Girls and Jemima Borrill came 2nd in the Year 7/8 Girls.

Mon 18 JunRead more…

WAGAL scores for 2018Updated with scores fron St Neots Sprint Double

The Wagal Scoreboard for 2018 is now showing points awarded for the St Neots Sprint Double as well as for thePeterborough 900 event and the CompassSport qualifier event at Shouldham Warren on March 11th. The next WAGAL event is at Ampthill on 16 September.

What's WAGAL? Find out here.

Sun 17 JunRead more…

Ex British Orienteering Squad coach interviewed in the tabloid press(But sadly not in the sporting section)

Here is a link to a Guardian article with an interview with Martin Bagness and a glimpse of what's in store at the Lakes 5 days this August.

Mon 11 JunRead more…

WAOC at the British Mixed Sprint Relays

Club Captain Janet Cronk, together with Sue and Peter Woods, travelled up to Morpeth on 9-10 June for a weekend of orienteering organised by NATO. This included representing the club in the British Mixed Sprint Relay competition at Pegswood on the Saturday, followed by a much longer individual race on the Sunday, which as part of the UKOL garners league points for the club.

Mon 11 JunRead more…

Orienteering and Punting Wednesday 20th June

The PuntO is back this year - an evening orienteering in historic Cambridge based on punts moving along the River Cam. Click here for more details.

Fri 8 JunRead more…

2018 Evening League current standings(after 3 of 4 events)

Here are the current standings for the 2018 Evening League after 3 of 4 events. Come along to the final event in Impington.

Individual event results are here:

Fri 1 JunRead more…

Calling all First Aiders!

WAOC can pay for members to qualify as first aiders in return for occasionally providing first aid coverage at events, typically sharing with another first aider so that both can run. If you can help with first aid, please contact Helen Hague using the Convenor email (contacts).

Wed 23 MayRead more…

WAOC relay result at the British Champs

Six members of WAOC travelled to Scotland and took part in the British Long Distance Championships that was held in the grounds of Balmoral Castle on Saturday 19th May. Some great orienteering was experienced in a technically challenging area and congratulations must go to Ursula Oxburgh, who came 2nd on W80, and Peter Haynes who was 13th on M60L.

Mon 21 MayRead more…

EAOA AGMto be held at WAOC event at Hinchingbrooke on 23 June

The AGM of the East Anglian Orienteering Association (EAOA) will be held at our event at Hinchingbrooke Country Park on 23 June 2018.

The AGM is open to all members of clubs in the region, including WAOC.

The AGM will be scheduled so that anyone attending will have a chance to run first (1:30pm, to be confirmed).

Sun 20 MayRead more…