Go-Orienteering

All the orienteering opportunities in the area, including competitive Events and Virtual and Permanent courses that are available anytime.

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Date Venue (select to view) Near Type
Sun 18 Sept Hatfield Forest SOS Colour Coded and ESSOL Takeley Regional event
Sun 30 Oct Hylands Park SOS Colour Coded and ESSOL Chelmsford Regional event
 
Anytime orienteering opportunities
Anytime Braintree Bocking Braintree Virtual course
Anytime Braintree South Braintree Virtual course
Anytime Chelmer Village Chelmsford Virtual course
Anytime Danbury June 2020 Danbury Virtual course
Anytime Danbury Autumn 2020 Danbury Virtual course
Anytime Fordham Hall Estate POC Colchester Permanent course
Anytime Great Notley Country Park, MapRun Braintree Virtual course
Anytime Great Notley Country Park POC Braintree Permanent course
Anytime Halstead Halstead Virtual course
Anytime High Woods POC Colchester Permanent course
Anytime Hylands Park POC Chelmsford Permanent course
Anytime Maldon Maldon Virtual course
Anytime Maldon Promenade Park POC Maldon Permanent course
Anytime Tiptree Heath POC Tiptree Permanent course
Anytime Wivenhoe Park and Woods Colchester Virtual course
Anytime South Woodham Ferrers Winter 2022 Long & Short South Woodham Ferrers Virtual course

Neighbouring clubs events

Nearby events can be found based on a postcode via Ollie O'Brien's UK Orienteering Races Map (centred on the CA1 postcode as an example), or the following list sorted by date. These clubs may also have Virtual and Permanent courses of their own.

Note. Links below will open the event details that are on the British Orienteering website in a new tab or window.

Date Event name (select to view) Club Near Level
Wed 31 Aug Summer 2022 MapRun League - Histon WAOC Histon Local
Sun 11 Sept HAVOC EAL & SWELL - Langdon Hills HAVOC Basildon Regional
Sat 17 Sept Park-O Milton Country Park - Milton Country Park WAOC Milton Local
Sun 2 Oct EA School Champs - Haughley Park SUFFOC Bury St Edmunds Regional
Sun 9 Oct WAOC Urban - Great Dunmow WAOC Great Dunmow Regional
Sat 22 Oct Park-O Trumpington - Trumpington Meadows WAOC Trumpington, Cambridge Local
Sun 6 Nov HAVOC SWELL - Belhus Woods HAVOC Aveley Regional
Sat 12 Nov St Neots Priory Park Local event combined with Park-O - St Neots WAOC St Neots Local

Orienteering Events

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.

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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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Permanent Orienteering Courses

If you’d like to try orienteering while socially distancing, then a permanent course might be just right for you. It enables you to follow a map and find the controls in your own time.

Your challenge is to discover checkpoints in the form of posts or plaques, in forests, heathlands, parks and green spaces across the UK.

Read more about Permanent Orienteering Courses…