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Last update 13 Dec 2018
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Latest Bert Pardoe handicaps - these will apply at Club Champs.
Bert Pardoe handicaps are calculated by comparing a person's running speed with the average running speed of all the competitors at an event running TD4 or TD5 courses. The median of results from the last year or two depending on availability is used. Where data is scarce or unavailable (e.g. for younger juniors and novices) then we apply an estimated handicap.

HOC Club Kit: Prices and sizes available

Coming Soon

Sat 15 Dec Western Night League event at British Camp Details

Sun 16 Dec Level C and West Midlands League event at British Camp Flyer | Final Details updated 10 Dec | Information for newcomers | Entries now open on Fabian 4

Tue 01 Jan 2019 Laurie Bradley Inter-Club Score at Sutton Park

Latest Results

Sat 08 Dec Club Champs at Clent Hills Results | Splits | Provisional Bert Pardoe results subject to final decision by the HOC Committee | Trophy winners revised 13 Dec

Thu 06 Dec Winter Evening Event at Beacon Hill, Rubery Results

Thu 29 Nov Night Street Event at Kingswinford Results

Related Activities

Citydash - billed as a fast real-world game of speed, stealth and strategy, played on the streets

Open Adventure adventure racing.

parkrun - regular Saturday morning 5km runs. In HOC's area, parkrun takes place at Edgbaston (Cannon Hill Park), Perry Park, Redditch (Arrow Valley), Walsall and Worcester.

Local athletics clubs:

Halesowen Athletics & Cycling Club

Dudley Ladies Running Club

Dudley & Kingswinford Running Club

Black Pear Joggers, Worcester

Open Street Map - free mapping, surveyed and maintained by volunteers. Orienteering's Ollie O'Brien is a contributer and has developedthe Open O-Map version which allows anyone to get map extracts in a format suitable for urban and street events.


Harlequins Orienteering Club is based in the West Midlands of England. Our 'catchment' covers Birmingham, the Black Country, Worcestershire and parts of Shropshire and Herefordshire. We have a membership of around 130 and put on around 20-30 events a year.

What's Orienteering?
Orienteering is an activity/sport (depending how competitive you want to be) which involves navigating from point to point using a map. Most orienteering takes place in areas such as forests and country parks, but more urban-based events are becoming increasingly popular.

For free-range kids
Orienteering is very family-friendly and suitable for almost all ages. For children in particular it promotes self-reliance and independent decision-making, besides getting them out into the fresh air to burn off some energy. For teachers interested in introducing orienteering to your pupils, we can provide advice and support. We are Sport England Clubmark accredited for supporting junior members.

Fancy a go?
You don't need to be a member of any club to go orienteering. Most small-scale local events are open to all, don't require pre-booking, don't cost much to enter and will have suitable courses for beginners. You don't need to be super-fit and you don't need much in the way of equipment. Go to our events page for dates and locations of events.
Actually, you don't even need to go to an event - try orienteering on one of our permanent courses.

Come and join us
Harlequins is an open club - we welcome new members. Membership gives you a copy of the award-winning club journal every month, access to our club forum, the opportunity to run relay events, and more. Go to our contacts page for details of our Membership Secretary.

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