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Last chance for MapRun leagueCompetition runs up to 1st September

The Summer 2021 MapRun League events have now all taken place. Do not worry if you could not make the previous evenings as you can still be competitive in the Anytime MapRun League - just run at least 5 courses before 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday 1st September 2021. Even if you miss out on the deadline for your result to be counted in the Anytime league, all of our MapRun events are available for you to run whenever you wish.

The Prize Giving for the Wednesday evening and Anytime MapRun Leagues will be on Wednesday 8th September 2021 at Midsummer Common.

Wed 25 AugRead more…

Day 1 winners at Scottish 6 Days

Congratulations to Alex Wetherill who won his M18A race on Day 1 of the Scottish 6 days. Congratulations too to Dil Wetherill who was 1st in M55S, and Elysia Cowe who was 1st in W10B, and Alys Powell who was 2nd in her W10A class.

Sun 1 AugRead more…

2021 Yvette Baker Trophy Final Junior team compete in national final held over from 2020.

Many congratulations to all those in the WAOC Junior Team who ran in the Yvette Baker Trophy Final at Westonbirt Arboretum on Sunday 4 July.

Mon 5 JulRead more…

Annual Prizegiving at HinchingbrookePhotos from the event

A sunny final Park-O for this school year was followed by our club’s annual prize-giving. Results are now up at

Great to see everyone - see you again for our next Park-O in September!

Sun 27 JunRead more…

Notice of Annual Prizegiving

We will be holding a short prizegiving ceremony during the Hinchingbrooke Park-O on 26th June.

This is a chance to present the various awards and trophies that would normally be given out at our AGM, when such meetings are in the flesh rather than via a teleconferencing app. The prizegiving will be held at 3:30 pm.

Everyone coming to Hinchingbrooke, is invited to attend the prizegiving and applaud the recipients.

Wed 9 JunRead more…

Our Midland Champions for 2021

Congratulations to WAOC Winners at the Midland Champs, held on 30th May at Stapely and Rorrington (Springtime In Shropshire):

Alys Powell (W10)

Hebe Darwin (W14)

Alex Wetherill (M21)

Emma Jarrett (W40)

Full results can be found here.

Tue 1 JunRead more…

Get a WAGAL on!WAGAL 2021 Scoreboard now populated with Huntingdon results

The Huntingdon Urban event was our first WAGAL event of 2021. The remaining events this year will be North Cambridge Urban in September, Bush Heath in October, and Mildenhall South in September.

You can see the scores after one event on the WAGAL scoreboard, where you can also browse results from previous years.

Thu 29 AprRead more…

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…