Club News

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…

Charlotte and Two Dans Light Up the Nights

Charlotte Thornton Claims Third Night-O Title of the Season: Two Dans also shine in the nights Charlotte must enjoy eating her carrots as she capped of another season of high consistency in night orienteering by winning the Wessex Night Orienteering League handicap for a fourth consecutive year. The Night League is organised as an annual…

Junior Club #20: Avon Valley Nature Reserve

Junior Club #20: Avon Valley Nature Reserve After a cold day of intermittent heavy rain showers we were granted a break in the rain for this week’s Junior Club session. 12 children came along, mostly regulars but a newcomer in Michael. We based ourselves inside the Five Rivers Leisure Centre but the training was outdoors…