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South Midlands Orienteering Club

Upcoming events

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Sunday 25 JuneKeyne-O local event 3, Shenley Wood
Thursday 6 JulyHill Training Club night, Castlethorpe
Sunday 23 JulyKeyne-O local event 4, Stantonbury
Saturday 19 AugustRegional Urban and Keyne-O 5, Monkston
Find events of our neighbouring clubs using the British Orienteering event finder

Latest results

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Sunday 14 MayLocal - Caldecotte
Sunday 16 AprilLocal - Linford Wood
Sunday 22 JanuaryRushmere Country Park

Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. Orienteering uses a specially drawn map to navigate between control points in a set order. It's enjoyed by young and old alike with courses for different abilities and is a great way to enjoy the countryside whilst testing both fitness and brains. You can run, jog or walk, you decide your own pace.

South Midlands Orienteering Club organises events in and around Milton Keynes.

About the club

South Midlands Orienteering Club was founded in 1986 and has over 60 members living mostly in the Milton Keynes / Bedford / Northampton / Luton area of the United Kingdom. The Club is affiliated to British Orienteering and the East Anglian Orienteering Association.

New to Orienteering?

Are you new to the sport or simply want to come and see what it is all about? Why not try our Keyne-O series of events held in the parks of Milton Keynes? Or come along to one of our Club Nights. Read our newcomers guide.

Latest news

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New safeguarding and welfare webpage

17 April 2023

Everyone has a shared responsibilty for safeguarding and SMOC is committed to creating safe, enjoyable environments in orienteering. Our Welfare Officer Ann Harris has created a new webpage - find out more.

Stockholm Indoor Cup

22 February 2023

SMOCís queen of the virtual orienteering avatars, Sandra Mather, tested her 3D-orienteeting skills at the Swedish Indoor Cup. Read her account of this brain scrambling event.

CompassSport Trophy

20 February 2023

SMOC put out a very strong squad for this year's CompassSport Trophy heat. And yet... Read more.

Clubnight Fog-O

5 December 2022

Our second night club event saw 15 SMOCies taking on less than ideal weather conditions. Read more.