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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…

Night and Day: Southern Championships

A weekend of orienteering in the Forest of Dean After days of torrential rain the clouds lifted to give a delightful (reasonably) sunny weekend of day and night orienteering organised by NGOC, BOK and BAOC and Sarum runners competed in all three events.  The events were originally scheduled for earlier in the year but access…

Sarum Juniors Contest the British Schools Championships

A small but perfectly formed contingent of Sarum Juniors comprising one girl and five boys travelled to Black Park near Slough to take part in the British Schools Orienteering Championships. The courses took the runners through open forest on a good, complex path network that offered good, fast and technical orienteering. There were some good…

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…

SARUM Galoppen 2019

SWOA League 2 and SCOA League 3 SARUM Galoppen 2019: Sidbury Hill Pity the poor Planner setting out controls on Sidbury Hill for three hours in a torrential downpour on the previous day. That’s part of what was necessary to ensure that this year’s Sarum Galoppen went ahead on time. Mercifully, on the day there…