Announcements

WESSEX NIGHT LEAGUE-Salisbury City

A dark, chilly November night was brightened by the headlights of Orienteers who took to the streets of Salisbury to compete in a Wessex Night Orienteering League event organised by Sarum Orienteers. Sarum’s Ricky Thornton planned the challenging courses which required runners to visit control sites scattered throughout Salisbury’s Medieval street network and beyond. Runners…

CHARLES BROMLEY GARDNER

Many congratulations to Charles who has been selected as the British Army Sports Man of the Year for 2019. Charles has made major contributions to our sport over many years and his work on behalf of Army sports is truly inspiring, if not exhausting.  Charles (CBG to many of us) has been a great supporter…

COMPASS SPORT TROPHY 2019

GO FOURTH Sarum has developed a bit of a habit of taking 4th place in Orienteering competitions of all sorts and so it was again at the Compass Sport Cup and Trophy Finals held this year at Pippingford Park in E. Sussex. After all the heavy rain of the previous week it was nice to…

Sarum Participation Satisfaction Survey

SARUM are pleased to announce that over the coming months we will be working with British Orienteering on an event participant satisfaction initiative to develop our understanding of the participant experience at club events. Between October and December participants at events will be invited to share their views and comments via a short survey. The…

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019: Farleigh School

A beautiful September afternoon saw Sarum Orienteers gather in the lovely grounds of Farleigh School for the 2019 Club Championships. Last year’s Senior Men’s Champion, Paul Lane, is Bursar at Farleigh School and gained permission for our annual event to be held in the grounds. There was a great turnout not just in numbers but…

SARUM’s Man of Iron

Congratulations to Sarum’s Neal Jacobs who competed in the recent Ironman France competition in Nice. This all took place on the hottest day on record in France so the cycle and running distances were reduced to take account of the tremendous heat challenge. Neal completed the 3.8k swim in 1:13 before polishing off a 152k…

FUNDRAISING MESSAGE FROM IAN OF ULTRASPORT

Ian’s 500 Mile Battle Back Grand Prix Wednesday 3 – Sunday 7 July 2019 The Battle Back Centre at Lilleshall operates to support wounded, injured and sick personnel. The centre’s goal is to help these people to achieve the best possible recovery so that, they can either return to service duty or to help with…