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West Anglian Orienteering Club

Punt-O on and alongside the River CamWed 19 June, 2019

Near: Cambridge
Level of event: Activity
Type of event: Training, Juniors, Social, Urban, Night

Location Info

* Postcodes are not very precise in some areas, so don't rely on them for an exact location.

Annual Punt Orienteering is based on a punt moving on the River Cam with runners leaving the punt to run short courses before meeting up with their punt again.

Open to all - No punting or even running experience required (you can opt out of punting (e.g. just be punted) or running).

Just turn up to join in as ad hoc team will be formed on the night (or you can create a team of 6/7 in advance if you prefer).

Directions / Parking

Start at Trinity Punts, Postcode CB3 9DA  

Finish at Jesus Green

Click on the Google map for parking details, and start and finish location. 

Course Information

Mixture of urban & park orienteering and punting:  White and Orange standard courses around park for Juniors (or Seniors) and urban courses for Seniors. 

Entry Details

Adults: £5, Juniors/Students: £1

Registration and Start Times

Meet 6.30 p.m., Punting 7.00 p.m. to 8.15 p.m.

Bring your own Picnic afterwards from 8.15 p.m. at Jesus Green.

Aim to present results before 9.00 p.m.

Terrain and map details

Historic Cambridge surrounding the River Cam with maps of differing scales. 

Important Event Information

Safety and Risk: A risk assessment is carried out by the organiser in advance of each event, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Insurance: Please note that if you have participated in three orienteering events/activities and not joined an orienteering club that is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.


WAOC process entrant information on the basis of legitimate interest to produce competition results, to provide participation and results information to British Orienteering, and we retain details for a period to meet our insurance requirements.  Published results may include (but not limited to) name, any club affiliation, race times and age group. Read our data protection page for further information about how we look after your personal information.


We may sometimes publish photographs of event participants in news items or publicity.  At events where we have arranged for photography we will advertise this at the event and in advance in the event details.  

We aim always to obtain the permissions of parent or responsible adult before we publish any picture showing a junior participant as the main focus.  Although we cannot guarantee that an event photographer will not take photographs of any given individual, we will do our best to avoid publishing images of individuals who have told us they do not wish to be photographed.

Read our data protection page for further information about our policy on photography and use of images.

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