TrailO is a form of Orienteering where participants have to determine which of several flags is at the centre of a circle on the map. It does not involve running, and is designed to allow those with reduced mobility – including wheelchair users – to compete on equal terms with able-bodied participants. At the highest level, TrailO has its own European and World championships.
This event provides the following activities:
- TempO, where each task has to be solved in the shortest time possible.
- PreO, a walking course for club members around Meldreth. About 1.1 km.
- IntrO, a walking course for the public. About 0.8 km.
- A run for club members of about 3.5 km.
|Date||Event name (select to view)||Near||Level|
|Sat 28 Apr||TrailO in Meldreth||Meldreth||Activity|
|Wed 2 May||Royston||Royston||Activity|
|Wed 9 May||Bar Hill||Cambridge||Activity|
|Sat 12 May||St Neots Sprint Double||St Neots||Regional|
|Wed 16 May||Coton||Cambridge||Activity|
|Wed 23 May||Cambridge Science Park||Cambridge||Activity|
|Wed 6 Jun||St Johns Playing Field||Cambridge||Activity|
|Wed 13 Jun||Impington Village College||Histon||Activity|
|Wed 20 Jun||River Cam, Trinity Punts, Town Bridge||Cambridge||Activity|
|Sat 23 Jun||Hinchingbrooke Country Park||Huntingdon||Local|
|Sun 16 Sep||Ampthill Park||Ampthill||Local|
|Sun 28 Oct||High Ash||Mundford||Regional|
|Sun 25 Nov||Rowney Warren||Shefford||Regional|
Most events have courses for beginners, contact organiser for details.
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Explanation of Event levels
Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, Local are usually low key events in a 'localised' area. Local events are ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Activity are non competitive events used for training and coaching. Aimed at members of the host club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs. Often ideal for newcomers to try the sport.
Permanent Orienteering Courses
These allow you to go orienteering whenever you want, more details about our Permanent Courses.
Neighbouring clubs events
Nearby events can be found based on a postcode via Ollie O'Brien's UK Orienteering Races Map (centred on the CB7 postcode as an example). Or the following list sorted by date
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