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New guidelines from British OrienteeringOrienteering can resume from 29th March

British Orienteering has issued its latest revision of guidelines on orienteering and coronavirus, confirming that events can go ahead provided they meet the "rule of six" and other coronavirus distancing regulations.

Fri 12 MarRead more…

Christmas 2020 eventStill available in Spring!

We have created a family-friendly Christmas event combining orienteering and a quiz for you to run at your leisure at Lammas Land in Cambridge.

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…

MapRunSolo Orienteering using a Smartphone

MapRun is a fantastic way to enjoy orienteering in your own time which has increased in popularity in the absence of organised events. To take part you just need to print a course map and download a free app onto your smartphone. It’s perfect for social distancing and great fun!

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…

WAGAL 2020Scoreboard includes scores from Rowney Warren and Aspley Heath (CSC Qualifier)

The WAGAL Scoreboard for 2020 has been updated with points awarded for performances in our event at Rowney Warren held on 8th March, and the CompassSport Cup Qualifier round, held at Aspley Heath on 15th March.

Tue 17 MarRead more…

WAOC, Park-O and IWD20

WAOC is discussed in the news section of the British Orienteering website in relation to our club's success in attracting women and girls to our Park-O events

Tue 10 MarRead more…

WAOC Juniors qualify for the 2020 Yvette Baker Trophy Final!

On a windy day on 8th March at Rowney Warren a team of 17 WAOC Juniors, headed up by Junior Captain Alex Wetherill, assembled to run in the qualifying heat of this year's competition against HH, OD, TVOC & NOR.

We were delighted to welcome a number of juniors who were running for WAOC for the first time and every team member helped in achieving a great result for the club and qualification for the National Final on 5th July 2020.

Many congratulations to all the competitors and thanks to all the parents who supported us.

Mon 9 MarRead more…

Congratulations to Ursula and Chloe at the British Night Championships

Congratulations to Ursula Oxburgh on winning the Gold Medal in W85 and Chloe Haines on winning a Bronze Medal in W21L at the British Night Championships!

Sat 22 FebRead more…