Virtual Orienteering Courses

The MapRun orienteering app allows you to take part in “Virtual” orienteering courses using the GPS in your smartphone (or watch) at a time convenient for yourself.
You run a course using either the map on your phone screen or a paper version, and your phone will beep when you reach the correct location of each control.

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New to Orienteering?

Orienteering is an exciting outdoor adventure sport which involves walking or running whilst navigating around a course using a detailed map and sometimes a compass.
The aim is to navigate in sequence between a set of control points and decide the best route to complete the course in the quickest time. It does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can run, walk or jog the course and progress at your own pace.

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Club News

Results from Midland and East Anglian Orienteering ChampionshipsStragglers are champions

Five champions

In brilliant sunshine the event in Sandringham Royal Park on March 9th was host to both the Midland Championships and the East Anglian Championships. A good number of Stragglers made the trip to the north of the region to enjoy the glorious forest. 5 Stragglers were rewarded with 8 titles between them.

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Yvette Baker Trophy and Shield Junior Competitions 2024Junior Call-Up to Represent SOS

The Yvette Baker Trophy and Shield is the premier junior inter-club competition for English and Welsh clubs.

Sun 10 MarRead more…

East Anglian League winners5 Stragglers win medals

Roger Gooding, John & Geraldine Russell, Joshua Owen

Medals were presented to the 2023 winners of East Anglian League (EAL) classes at the CompassSport heat at King's Forest on February 18th. Five members of the club topped their classes. Joshua Owen (M16), Roger Gooding (M45) Nicholas Pugh (M70), John Russell (M80), Geraldine Russell (W75). Congratulations to all of them.

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SOS Club Championships

The 2023 SOS Club Championships was held at HAVOC event at Wordwell on Sunday October 1st. The results are below.

Congratulations to Oliver Prince and Lulu Gooding who are Club Champions.

Fri 6 OctRead more…


Two SOS juniors achieved fantastic results at the recent East Anglian Schools' Championships.

Sun 1 OctRead more…

SOS Juniors League

The SOS juniors League table can be viewed via the Juniors page of our website, The latest results from Chalkney Woods have been added.

Thu 21 Sept