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BACK TO THE WOODS

WSX open the door to normality with Rushmore event. Rushmore: Chase Park Many thanks to WSX for putting on this event which helped spread much joy amongst our local orienteering community, as we were once again permitted outdoor sporting activities. Whilst this may not be the end of the Covid -19 pandemic at least we…

Sarum Saunter & Amesbury Urban CANCELLED

Regrettably, due to the ongoing Covid restrictions, we have decided that we cannot host the Sarum Saunter at Fonthill on Sunday 21st March. As the area is not available to use for orienteering during other times of the year, the committee have decided to cancel the event entirely this year and try again in 2022.…

Sarum Club Clothing Sale!

Halo Sports are currently offering club clothing that they have in stock at sale price. They have 13 Sarum OC Tops in stock for sale at nearly half price. Unusually, some of them have 3 back pockets, which may be useful for people who combine their training with a trip to their local shops! Postage…

Sarum Junior Cam Jacobs wins Athletics Scholarship

Congratulations to Cameron Jacobs, Sarum Junior (M14) and member of City of Salisbury Athletics and Running Club who has been awarded a full scholarship that will provide him with a world class mentor for a whole year. The scholarship is part of the True Athlete Project  (TAP) and Cam was selected from a number of…

An Obituary to Andy Thornton

Andy Thornton 1949-2020 It is with regret that I have to advise everyone of the passing of Andy Thornton, a dear friend who was a keen SARUM orienteer and lead coach who massively contributed to our sport.Andy passed away on 29th October 2020, aged 71yrs, after losing his battle with cancer. The South West Junior…

Sarum AGM 2020

Zoom in on Sarum’s first virtual AGM For the first, and hopefully the only, time the Sarum AGM, on October 20th 2020, was held courtesy of Zoom.  Although lacking opportunity for the usual social interaction there was a good turnout.  With Chris Huthwaite acting as host for the meeting outgoing Chairman Brian Hart was able…

Virtual Courses Now Available!

Want to get back Orienteering? Try our new Virtual Courses! We now have a range of SARUM Virtual Orienteering Courses for members to test themselves upon, whilst we await a return to proper orienteering. Click here for the current list of courses (new ones coming soon!). These are done through the UsynligO orienteering app, available…

SARUM CLUB DINNER 2020

What a great evening we had at the Club Dinner at Wellow Golf Club on Friday night! Thank you all for coming and contributing to a lovely atmosphere. It was the largest turn out yet with 48 members signing up but 2 unable to turn up due to illness. This is Sarum’s biggest social event…