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Introducing Orienteering to WomenThis Girl Can funds new course for women at Highwoods

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Stragglers are excited to announce an opportunity for ladies to try orienteering by taking part in a free five-week course funded by This Girl Can. Beginning on Saturday 26th February and running for five weeks, women and girls are invited to attend free fun sessions to learn the skills of orienteering in the fresh air. Map skills will be put to use as participants navigate their way around Highwoods Country Park, getting some exercise and making new friends. The sessions run from 10.30 to 12, with ladies encouraged to attend all sessions if possible, as each week builds on the previous one.

To find out more, contact or 07505 100403.

Mon 24 JanRead more…

Jan Kjellström (JK) International Festival of Orienteering 2022 - South WalesJK Relays Day 4 - Caerwent

JK2022 South Wales Logo

This is a ‘Call Out!’ to those that have plans to attend the JK 2022 in South Wales and would like to participate in the Relays on Day 4 Monday 18th April 2022 at Caerwent in Wales.

Tue 18 JanRead more…

Compass Sport Cup/Trophy Qualifying Round 2022Entries Close Soon!

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We need you! as a team member to represent SOS in the Compass Sport Cup/Trophy Qualifying Round for 2022.

Tue 4 JanRead more…

Club Champion crowned

SOS Club Champion 2021

2021 Club Champion, Geraldine Russell was presented with the trophy by Club Chairman, Colin West at New Year's Day Novelty Event.

Sun 2 JanRead more…

Welcome to our new website

SOS website

The new site is designed to be viewed on all devices and screen sizes, from small phone screens up to large screen TV's. You can see examples of how it should look in the photo. If you have any issues with it not working on your device send a message to the developer.

Thu 30 DecRead more…

Report from Lagganlia 2021 campBy Taylor Gooding

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The JROS training camps are a highlight of the junior training season. Juniors are selected to attend the camps based on their performance at major events throughout the year.
Taylor was one of the juniors selected from our region to attend the camp at Lagganlia. Here is Taylor Gooding’s Report on the Lagganlia Tour 2021:

Sat 4 DecRead more…

British Schools Orienteering Champs 2021

BSOC 2021 G5

Some of our young SOS Juniors were in action at the British Schools Orienteering Champs on Sunday. Congratulations to Taylor Gooding (G10) and Lulu Gooding (G5) on winning Silver medals. Its a wonderful achievement.

Well done to all those that took part this year. Results and pictures are here

Tue 23 NovRead more…

SOS Juniors League 2021

Juniors league 2021 winners

The 2021 SOS Juniors League came to a conclusion after the final SOS Colour Coded event of 2021 at Chalkney Woods. With just a few points separating the top 6 going into the final event there was everything to play for.

Congratulations to our league winners.
Taylor Gooding 1st
Lulu Gooding 2nd
Matthew Wadey 3rd

Thu 18 NovRead more…

Congratulations to Lulu Gooding

Lulu Gooding white badge

She received her White Colour Coded Badge at our Chalkney event on Sunday.
Colour Badges are awarded to any junior who achieves the standard at three events.

Mon 8 NovRead more…

Congratulations to Oliver


He has been selected to join the Talent South Squad under the management and leadership of Mark Saunders. Oliver has his first Talent South Squad meeting ‘Sports Science and Planning Camp’ with the squad at Bath University. Good luck Oliver!

Thu 14 OctRead more…

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