Club News

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 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…

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…

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…