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Norfolk Orienteering Club

Location
Norfolk Orienteering Club
NR2 1TF
Contact Name
Nicky Nicholls - Membership & Publicity Officer
Telephone
01603 781411
Email
NORmembership@norfolkoc.co.uk
Website
http://www.norfolkoc.co.uk

Overview

Sports/Activities Offered
Orienteering
Genders catered for
Mixed
Accredited
British Orienteering ClubMark Accredited
Affiliated by
British Orienteering
Norfolk Orienteering Club has about 200 members of all ages, and is a member of the East Anglian Orienteering Association and British Orienteering Federation. Events take place in areas all over Norfolk, usually on a Sunday morning from September to June.

Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport that exercises both the mind and the body. The aim is to navigate in sequence between control points marked on a unique orienteering map and decide the best route to complete the course in the quickest time. It does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can run, walk or jog the course and progress at your own pace. It is a sport that pitches you against the map, terrain, time and if you are truly competitive, the other participants. Orienteering can take place anywhere from remote forest and countryside to urban parks. It's a great sport for runners, joggers and walkers who want to improve their navigation skills or for anyone who loves the outdoors. Participants are free to take part individually, or in pairs or groups. Most events have a range of courses usually from 1.5k to about 8 or 9k, and are suitable for all ages and abilities. It is a great sport for families. Help is always available to introduce you to the sport and get you started. To see when the next orienteering events are:

Upcoming Events (1)

More Info

Orienteering - Kelling Heath

Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 (10:00 - 12:00)

Location: Sandy Hill Lane, Bodham, Norfolk, NR25 7HW

Have Fun, Get Fit and Learn a new skill - Have a go at Orienteering - The thought sport that everyone can enjoy

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