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
Sat 29 Jan Bridge Wood Club Coaching Ipswich Training event
Tue 15 Feb South Woodham Ferrers SOS/HAVOC Winter Midweek Series No.7 South Woodham Ferrers Local event
Sat 19 Feb Cliff Park Come And Try Orienteering Harwich Local event
Sun 20 Feb Writtle Forest East Anglian League Chelmsford Regional event
Sat 26 Feb - Sat 19 Mar Highwoods Country Park Introduction to Orienteering for Women Colchester Training event
Sat 26 Mar Wivenhoe, Colchester Introduction to Orienteering for Women Colchester Training event
Sun 3 Apr Hockley Woods Rayleigh Regional event
Sun 15 May Colchester Colchester National event
Sun 19 Jun Hatfield Forest Bishops Stortford 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

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 30 Jan HAVOC SWELL Local Event - Bedfords Park HAVOC Romford Local
Tue 1 Feb HAVOC-SOS Winter Series No.6 - Thrift Green HAVOC Brentwood Local
Sun 6 Feb West Harling EAL - West Harling SUFFOC Thetford Regional
Sun 13 Feb CompassSport Cup Heat - Mildenhall North WAOC Mildenhall National
Sat 26 Feb Therfield colour-coded with Park-O - WAOC Royston Local
Tue 1 Mar HAVOC-SOS Winter Series No.8 - Laindon HAVOC Laindon Local
Sat 5 Mar BMOC weekend - Saturday event (UKOL) - Salcey Forest WAOC Northampton National
Sat 12 Mar Park-O Cherry Hinton Hall - WAOC Cambridge 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…