Announcements

Club Championships 2018: Tinney’s Firs

Club Championships 2018: Tinney’s Firs and beyond. Despite inclement weather there was a good turn out for the Sarum event at Tinney’s Firs. As last year’s club champions, Alice Butt and Adam Walker planned a score course that included not only the woodland of Tinney’s Firs but the adjacent urban area, giving a nice mix…

Hardy Sarum Seniors have mixed success

Wessex Hardy Relays 2018 Just to prove that an accumulation of birthdays is no barrier to success, Sarum seniors put in good performances at the Wessex Hardy Relays at the weekend. The event, held at Upton Country Park near Poole, was in the form of a Harris Relay in which teams of three had to…

Raking the Moon in Broad Daylight

Raking the Moon in Broad Daylight Sarum Orienteers’ annual Moonraker Relay Trophy event took place on a baking hot day in the beautiful open landscape of Dinton Park by kind permission of The National Trust. The event was organised by Liz Yeadon and the courses were planned by Charlotte Thornton, both of Sarum. As ever…

Warminster Urban SEOUL Event

Orienteers take to the streets of Warminster In Warminster’s second urban orienteering event organised by Liz Yeadon of Sarum Orienteers, 110 runners had to navigate their way around the streets, shopping centres and open land of this ancient Wiltshire town on a sunny Spring Sunday. The event, part of the Southern England Urban Orienteering League,…

Lucy Wilkinson’s Report on the Wessex Region Summer Series

Wessex Region Summer Series first event at Five Rivers. The Wessex Region Summer Series of events have been arranged by Sarum, Southampton, Wessex and Wimborne Orienteering Clubs. Last weekend Sarum hosted the second of these events in the fourteen date series. This was held at Five Rivers Leisure Centre, Salisbury. Sarum Juniors who have been…

Summer Series at Sarum

Nearly 70 orienteers of all ages enjoyed the first warm sunny day of Spring as they competed in the second round of the Wessex Region Summer Series, a series of 14 events being put on by four local clubs designed for both experienced orienteers and those who would like to have a go for the…

Wessex Region Summer series – April – August

There are 14 low key events being held in the SW region over the next 4 months.  All will have a Score competition and an activity suitable for beginners. The Flyer is here:  Wessex Summer Series 2018 and also go to the Wessex Region Summer Series Web Site at: https://sites.google.com/view/wessexregionsummerseries/  

SARUM ORIENTEERS AT THE JK 2018 MUD BATH!!!

What characterised the JK of 2018? – steep slopes, intricate contours, MUD and more MUD and a lot of laughter. It was especially great to see so many of the younger Sarum members competing and doing so well. “I had a clean run – just not fast enough” was frequently heard. Moreover our youngest member…

Laverstock Country Park Permanent Orienteering Course

On Saturday 24th. March Alan Yeadon, Lucy Butt, Adam Walker, Pat Hart and Brian Hart ran a Sarum Orienteering Club display at the information event for the proposed Laverstock Country Park in Salisbury. A surpisingly large number of people attended and much interest was shown not only in our proposed permanent orienteering course but also…