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2019-20 Winter Evening Event programme

2019-20 Night Street League programme

Harlequins League 2019 programme and league tables after 14 events More

2019 Bert Pardoe factors for the Club Champs

HOC Club Kit: Prices and sizes available


Coming Soon

Sat 14 Dec HOC Club Champs at Saltwells Nature Reserve Details | Competitors' Briefing | Final Details | 2019 Bert Pardoe factors

Wed 01 Jan Laurie Bradley Score at Baggeridge and Himley Details

Thu 09 Jan Night Street Event in Worcester


Latest Results

Thu 12 Dec Winter Evening Event at Coombeswood, Halesowen Results

Thu 05 Dec Night Street Event at Church Hill, Redditch Results

Thu 28 Nov Winter Evening Event at Clent Hills 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 Droitwich, Dudley, Edgbaston (Cannon Hill Park), Evesham, Hereford, Perry Park, Redditch (Arrow Valley), Sandwell Valley, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Worcester (two locations) and Wyre Forest.

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.

Welcome

Babs with CompassSport TrophyHOC Win!
Congratulations to HOC's victorious CompassSport Trophy team. We won by 4 points in the final at Pippingford Park, Sussex, on 20 Oct. Pictured is HOC Chair Barbara Ford with the trophy - it's heavier than it looks!
Photo by David Williams


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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