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
Thu 9 Jun Summer Series 4 Langdon Hills SOS/HAVOC Summer Mid-Week Series Laindon event
Sun 19 Jun Highwoods Country Park Regional Colour Coded inc ESSOL Colchester Regional event
Thu 23 Jun Summer Series No.5 Chelmsford SOS/HAVOC Summer Mid-Week Series Chelmsford Local event
Sat 2 Jul - Sat 23 Jul Great Notley Country Park Club Coaching & Park-O Training event
Thu 7 Jul Summer Series No.6 Billericay SOS/HAVOC Summer Mid-Week Series Billericay event
Tue 19 Jul Summer Series No.7 Colchester SOS/HAVOC Summer Mid-Week Series Colchester Local event
Thu 4 Aug Summer Series No.8 Ingatestone SOS/HAVOC Summer Mid-Week Series Ingatestone 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
Sun 5 Jun Summer Series - Orwell Country Park SUFFOC Ipswich Local
Wed 8 Jun Summer 2022 MapRun League - Bar Hill WAOC Bar Hill Local
Thu 9 Jun HAVOC-SOS Midweek Summer Series No.4 - Langdon Hills and The Plotlands HAVOC Basildon Local
Sat 11 Jun Ipswich Park O - Christchurch Park SUFFOC Ipswich Local
Sat 18 Jun Park-O Hinchingbrooke - Hinchingbrooke Country Park WAOC Huntingdon Local
Sun 26 Jun Ipswich Park O - Holywells Park SUFFOC Ipswich Local
Sun 3 Jul Summer Series - Clare Country Park SUFFOC Clare Local
Thu 7 Jul HAVOC-SOS Midweek Summer Series No.6 - Billericay North HAVOC Billericay 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…