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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…

British Middles Championships 2022

Many congratulations to Alys who won a silver medal in W10 and Jenny Carlsson who won a Bronze medal in W35.

Sun 13 MarRead more…

WAGAL scores updated Scoreboard now includes points from Salcey

You can see the updated scores after 2 events on the WAGAL scoreboard, where you can also browse results from previous years.

The next WAGAL event will be at Great Dunmow Urban on 9th October. Remaining WAGAL events in the 2022 calendar are (provisionally) the CompassSport Trophy final on 16th October, and the EA Champs at Santon Downham in November. Best 3 scores during the year will count.

Tue 8 MarRead more…

WAOC win their Compass Sport Trophy 2022 qualifying heat Highest scoring team at Mildenhall North on 13th February

8 orienteering clubs took part in the qualifying heat for this year’s Compass Sport Trophy competition. WAOC won and so are now through to the final which is on 16 October 2022 in Scotland!

Mon 14 FebRead more…