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The European Orienteering Championships saw exciting races in the Middle, Long and Forest Relays at the weekend read more…


All the action so far from the European Orienteering Championships forest competition in Põlula, Estonia read more…


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South East Sprint ChampsCongratulations to all the medallists in Guildford

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The SE Sprint Champs on the last day of July attracted over 170 competitors at Manor Park and the Surrey Research Park in Guildford. The start for the first race is shown in the picture - nicely shady; though the weather was more temperate than earlier in July!

Mon 1 AugRead more…

A-Mazing Scoutabout

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On 1st to 3rd July Scoutabout, the tri-annual County-wide camp attended by Scouts and Guides all over Surrey at Ardingly Showground was back after two postponements.

Mon 11 JulRead more…

British Sprint RelaysLeeds Beckett University

We fielded one team for the British Sprint Relays to keep up our attendance at all major relays this year – thanks to team captain Angela for organising and participating in all of these.

This relatively new event was a precursor to the individual British Sprints and took place at the Headingly campus of Leeds Beckett University, which provided a great venue with the athletics track and infield ideally situated for the arena and change-over and excellent indoor facilities alongside (not to mention the roar of planes descending into Leeds Bradford airport).

Thu 16 JunRead more…

Farley Frolic

Some 80 participants enjoyed Helen’s courses, the lovely summer weather and the beautiful surroundings of Farley Heath on May 14th.

Good reports were received, “ thank you so much for such a great event!! The green course was amazing!! Loved it! We all got a dose of sunshine"

Mon 16 MayRead more…

Club Championships 2021/22 Final Results

We had a great finish to the club champs with an excellent event at Leith Hill, lovely sunshine, great scenery and challenging terrain. What more could you want?

The 2021/22 winners are:

Men - Richard Collyer

Women - Marion Payne-Bird

Boys - Adam Conway

Girls - Ellie Mills-Hicks


Very well done to all of them, the trophies will be presented in due course.

Most events attended - Tom Edelsten who was at 9 of the 10 (& I guess would have been at all of them but for Covid).

The full results are below.

Thanks to everyone for taking part.

Sat 14 MayRead more…

GO BananasFarley Heath

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Juniors met on 8th May for the third GO Bananas training session, and faced their own map memory challenges. They had specially designed courses which brought them back to our base to ensure that no one went missing. Again thanks to Geoff for designing an array of courses to suit all skills levels.

Tue 10 MayRead more…

Adult Training at Farley Heath

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Training at Farley Heath on 8th May focused on map memory. Participants undertook a “Norwegian” style course, being provided with a section of the course which had to be memorised at each control before proceeding. Thanks to Geoff for organising this.


Adult training will now take a break for the summer, but watch this space for September.

Mon 9 MayRead more…

2021 Chairman’s Trophy

Tim Pugh receives the Chairman’s Trophy

Tim Pugh who is one of GO's longest-serving members was presented with the Chairman's Trophy for 2021, for over 40 years service to British orienteering, during which (among other activities) he organised the 1988 JK, the 1994 British Champs, the 1999 World Champs and the 2005 World Cup.

Sun 24 OctRead more…

Compass Sport Trophy 2020 heat winnersHampstead Heath 15th March 2020

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Thank you to all those who ran at Hampstead Heath especially those who ran up/down. I know a few were unable to make it due to the rise of Covid 19 in the UK. Team results show that we won the heat somewhat more convincingly that in 2019, 117 points ahead of DFOK and 120 ahead of MV.

COVID UPDATE: The 2020 final was cancelled, the plan is that all qualifiers for 2020 will be invited to complete in the 2021 final.

Mon 16 MarRead more…

Club Champs 2019/20 ResultFinal Results

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The 2019/20 club champs concluded at the HH event at Burnham Beeches and Egypt Woods. Richard has maintained the lead but there are a few changes below him

Wed 4 MarRead more…