Unfortunately due to permissions issues and ongoing uncertainty about which parts of the area would have been useable on the day the organiser and controller have taken the decision to cancel this year's Oxford City Race. Apologies to everyone who had been planning on attending. Details of the next Oxford City Race will appear here as soon as the planning process starts.
Welcome to the webpages of the Oxford University Orienteering Club.
Orienteering is a sport which provides different things for different
people. For some, it is merely about the opportunity to escape from the
city and run in natural environments they'd never otherwise visit. For
others, it is about the challenge of finishing a course using fine
navigation techniques. Finally, it is also an extremely competitive sport
which requires its elites to maintain an extremely high level of physical
At Oxford, orienteering is a Blues sport which provides an opportunity for
its members to orienteer for whatever reason they choose. The club
supports a range of abilities and always welcomes beginners: roughly half
of our members took up the sport at Oxford whilst some had made the GB
squad before they arrived! The most effective way for an orienteer to
improve is through gaining experience in the forest, which the club
facilitates by taking a minibus to an event each weekend.
If you want to find out more, please get in touch with the club president
If you want to subscribe to our mailing list send a
blank email here!
Membership: If you wish to become a member, please
fill out the membership
form and e-mail it to the secretary.
Expense claim: Please fill out the form (PDF,
e-mail it to the treasurer.
Please familiarise yourself with the following documents as they
contain important safety information:
Club Constitution (Appendix
A, Appendix B), AGM
minutes 2015 (correction),
Code of Conduct, Risk
Assessment and Varsity
Expenses claim form: [PDF]
[MS Word document]
Last Updated: Wednesday, 17-Oct-2018 11:11:42 BST
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