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Park-O Pioneers Awarded Sport England Grant

We are delighted to reveal that WAOC has been awarded a substantial grant by Sport England, to develop our Park-O series, aimed at introducing youngsters (and their parents) to the sport.

Thu 23 MayRead more…

Orienteering and Punting Wednesday 19th 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.

Wed 1 MayRead more…

Smartphone orienteering at Bar Hill8th May 2019, 18:30

This will be our inaugural MapRun event. Please bring a GPS-enabled smartphone (Android or Apple) with you.

For full details, please see the Bar HIll event page.

Fri 26 AprRead more…

WAOC at the JK

Congratulations to Noreen Ives, our club treasurer, who was class winner in W65S in the Middle Distance Race (Day 2) at this year's JK, and to Ursula who was 2nd on W85. On Day 3 (Long distance), James Haynes came 2nd in the M21S class, Duncan Coombs was 4th in the M21 Elite race and Chloe Haines was placed 5th in the W21 Elites.

Tue 23 AprRead more…

WAGAL scoreboard updated after Sherwood PinesScores now include results from the CompassSport Qualifier round

The Wagal Scoreboard for 2019 has been updated with points awarded for performance in CompassSport Trophy Qualifier held at Sherwood Pines on 17th March (well done once again to all who ran at Sherwood and helped us to reach the final).


Thu 28 MarRead more…

WAOC's East Anglian Champions for 2019Successes for WAOC runners at Sheringham

Congratulations to the following who won their category in the EA Championships held at NOR's event at Sheringham on March 24th:

Alex Darwin (M10), Hebe Darwin (W12), Camilla Darwin (W50), Noreen Ives (W65), Chris Morley (M75), and Seonaid Dudley (W80).

Sun 24 MarRead more…

WAOC makes it to the Final!We are through to the CompassSport Trophy Final on 20 October

A message from the Club Captain:

Congratulations and many thanks to everyone who travelled to, and ran at Sherwood Pines today in the 2019 Compass Sport Trophy Heat.

I was absolutely delighted to leave the event having seen that WAOC had nudged up into 1st place thus QUALIFYING FOR THE FINAL see here ! A fantastic club performance - well done to everyone who took part.

The final is on Sunday 20 October 2019 at Pippingford Park which is in the heart of Ashdown Forrest in Sussex, The final is going to be organised by Mole Valley Orienteers. All WAOC members - please put this your diary now!

Janet Cronk, Club Captain

Sun 17 MarRead more…

East Anglian Urban League (EAUL)

New for 2019 - The East Anglian Region is setting up an urban league. This will work in a similar way to the EA League which generally involves cross country orienteering events.

Thu 7 FebRead more…

EA League 2018 Awards

 Stephen Borrill M45

The winners of the 2018 East Anglian League received their trophies at Bush Heath yesterday. Photos of those present to receive their trophies can be found below (Peter was both the giver and a receiver!).

Mon 4 FebRead more…