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
Wed 18 Oct Winter Series No.1 Witham HAVOC-SOS Mid-week Street O Winter Series 2023-24 Witham Local event
Sun 5 Nov Baddow Ridge SOS Colour coded and ESSOL Danbury Regional event
Wed 15 Nov Winter Series No.3 Moulsham SOS/HAVOC Winter Mid-Week Series 2023-24 Chelmsford Local 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
Anytime Harwich Heritage Trails Harwich 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
Sat 7 Oct Autumn in Anglia Day 1: West Stow - West Stow SUFFOC Thetford Regional
Sun 8 Oct Autumn in Anglia Day 2 - Newmarket Leisure Centre WAOC Newmarket Regional
Sun 8 Oct Autumn in Anglia Day 2 (copy) - Newmarket Leisure Centre WAOC Newmarket Regional
Wed 1 Nov HAVOC-SOS Street-O Winter Series No.2 - Noak Bridge, Basildon HAVOC Basildon Local
Sun 12 Nov HAVOC SWELL - Belhus Woods Country Park HAVOC Aveley Regional
Sun 26 Nov Tunstall EAL - Tunstall SUFFOC Woodbridge Regional
Wed 29 Nov HAVOC-SOS Street-O Winter Series No.4 - Fobbing, near Corringham HAVOC Corringham Local
Wed 10 Jan HAVOC-SOS Street-O Winter Series No.6 - Pilgrims Hatch, near Brentwood HAVOC Brentwood Local
Sun 21 Jan HAVOC SWELL - Langdon Hills Country Park HAVOC Langdon Hills, Essex Regional
Sat 3 Feb Rowney Warren Night event - Rowney Warren WAOC Shefford Regional

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…