Go Orienteering

All the orienteering opportunities in the area, including competitive Events and Virtual and courses that are available anytime.

HAVOC events

Date Event name (select to view) Near Level/Type
Wed 6 Mar HAVOC-SOS Winter Series 2023/24 No.10 - Laindon West Laindon Local, Night
Sun 2 Jun HAVOC Regional and SWELL - Hornchurch Country Park Hornchurch Regional
Sun 14 Jul HAVOC GLOSS - Bedford’s Park Romford Local
Sun 8 Sep HAVOC Regional and SWELL - Dagnam Park Harold Wood Regional
Sun 27 Oct HAVOC EAL, Regional and SWELL - Weald Park Brentwood Regional
Explanation of Event levels

Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, Local are usually low key events in a 'localised' area. Local events are ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Activities are non competitive events used for training and coaching. Aimed at members of the host club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs. Often ideal for newcomers to try the sport.

Club & Regional league info

For the latest country-wide fixtures list see the British Orienteering website

Forthcoming fixtures can also be viewed via Ollie O'Brien's UK Orienteering Fixtures Map (here centred on CM14, Brentwood).


Virtual Orienteering

Use the GPS in your smartphone (or watch) to take part in “Virtual” orienteering at a time convenient for yourself. With the MapRun app you can run a course using either the map on your phone screen or a paper version, and your phone will beep when you reach the correct location of each... 

Read more about MapRun Courses…


Neighbouring clubs events

Chigwell & Epping Forest Orienteering Club (CHIG) website

Dartford Orienteering Klubb (DFOK) website

Essex Stragglers Orienteering Society (SOS) website

Links below will open the event details on the British Orienteering website in a new tab or window. The data is a live feed from that website.

Date Event name (select to view) Near Club Type
Thu 7 Mar DFOK - Kent Night Cup 20 - Shoreham Woods Shoreham, Kent DFOK Local
Sat 16 Mar DFOK Come and Try It - Danson Park tbc DFOK Local
Sun 17 Mar SOS Hockley Woods - Hockley Woods Hockley SOS Regional
Sun 24 Mar CHIG Regional and SWELL event - Hainault Forest. Hainault. CHIG Regional
Sat 20 Apr DFOK KOL 8 - Cobham Great Wood Gravesend DFOK Local
Sat 27 Apr CATI - Wanstead Park Wanstead CHIG Activity
Sat 18 May DFOK Come and Try It - Darenth CP tbc DFOK Local
Sun 19 May Chelmsford City Urban - Anglia Ruskin University Chelmsford SOS Regional
Sat 25 May DFOK KOL 10 - Jeskyns Community Woodland Gravesend DFOK Local
Tue 4 Jun DFOK Park Race Series - Greenwich Park tbc DFOK Local
Fri 13 Sep London EuroCity weekend Race 1 - Burgess Park Elephant and Castle DFOK Regional
Sun 15 Sep SOS Hatfield Forest - Takeley SOS Regional
Sat 28 Sep DFOK Come and Try It - Joydens Wood tbc DFOK Local
Sun 29 Sep Local and SWELL event - Birchanger Woods Bishops Stortford CHIG Local
Sat 19 Oct DFOK Come and Try It - Beacon Wood tbc DFOK Local
Sat 26 Oct DFOK Urban (UK Urban League) - Thamesmead Abbey Wood DFOK Regional
Sun 3 Nov SOS The Broaks - Gosfield SOS Regional
Sun 17 Nov British Schools Orienteering Championships - Shorne Woods Country Park Strood DFOK National
Sun 8 Dec CHIG SE League - Epping Forest (far East) tbc CHIG National
Sun 19 Jan DFOK SE League event - Westerham Sevenoaks DFOK National