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West Anglian Orienteering Club


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WAOC at the JK 2024

Many WAOC members spent the Easter weekend at the JK festival of orienteering, which this year offered a sprint in the campus of Loughborough University, two days on Cannock Chase (Beaudesert) featuring mud and more mud, and a Relay event on Stanton Moor featuring runnable heather moorland and intricate abandoned mine workings.

Tue 2 AprRead more…

Annual PrizegivingSome photos from the event

This year we held our AGM and prizegiving at Arbury Community Centre in North Cambridge, on the afternoon of Saturday 16th March. These followed a MapRun activity, taking advantage of the nearby excellent urban orienteering terrain.

Sun 17 MarRead more…

WAOC'S East Anglian and Midland Champions

The EA region hosted the Midland Championships this year (the first time for a long time) which meant that there was a splendid turnout from clubs across the centre of England (on a splendid day) to compete for the Midland Championship trophies. The event was combined with the East Anglian Championsips and quite a few WAOC runners took home some silverware.

Sun 10 MarRead more…

East Anglian Urban League 2023 - Our class winners

The class winners from the 2023 East Anglian Urban League were rewarded with medals, at a brief ceremony at the Kings Forest event on 18th February.
A pleasingly large number of WAOC club members were recipients.

Fri 1 MarRead more…

WAOC winners in the East Anglian League 2023

The category winners in the 2023 East Anglian League were awarded their medals at the recent CompassSport Cup and Trophy event in the Kings Forest. Recipients included an impressive line-up of WAOC orienteers.

Fri 1 MarRead more…

WAGAL 2024

The first two events of our WAGAL club league took place in February, and points from these have been calculated. The current scores can be viewed on the WAGAL scoreboard.

Fri 1 MarRead more…

WAGAL Winners for 2023

The scores for this year's WAOC league (WAGAL) have now been calculated and published on the WAGAL scoreboard. And the winners are...

Fri 24 NovRead more…

WAOC at the CompassSport Cup Final

Many thanks to the 39 WAOC members (and that includes 10 Juniors) who ran for their club despite the parking issues and the incessant rain!

Fri 17 NovRead more…

WAOC in the UK Urban League 2023

This year's UK Urban League is now completed and there are several WAOC members placed highly in this league:

MYJ 2nd Erik Biernacki-Jablonski
WYJ 2nd Alys Powell, 3rd Hana Powell
MJ 2nd Chun Yan Alistair Fu, 3rd Chun Ho Andre Fu, 5th Alex Darwin
WJ 2nd Hebe Darwin
MV 3rd Richard Powell
WV 1st Emma Jarrett, 4th Johanna Powell
WSV 2nd Sue Hartley

Well done to all!

Thu 19 OctRead more…

WAOC Juniors Take SilverPodium Place at the British Mixed Sprint Relay Championships

WAOC entered 8 teams of three in the British Mixed Sprint Relays which took place at Brunel University campus on Sunday 17 September: 6 senior teams and 2 junior teams.

Wed 20 SepRead more…