From Sunday 4th October 2020
Our next maprun is aimed at experienced Orienteers in one of the best areas on the Moor. It is not suitable for novices due to the very technical nature of the area. If you don’t believe me download the map and see for yourself ! This is real Orienteering….but without a flag to help.
The Maprun will be available from Sunday 4th October to Saturday 17th October.
For more details see below.
Exeter Heavitree is the first.....
The next series of map runs start from Sunday 20th September. In each case the map run will be open for two weeks before being archived to a different Maprun folder. The thinking behind this is to encourage people to get involved on a regular basis but keeping the asset available afterwards if anyone wants to use it.
We are opening up the Exeter Heavitree map run on Sunday 20th September with it staying open until the 3rd October 2020 and hopefully many of you will give it a go. Feel free to post how you did on the Devon OC Facebook page.
See below for further information.
A quick update on where we are in these strange times.
Although we would like to be able to organise some “proper “ events we are in a position where two main landowners, Forestry England and Dartmoor National Park are not currently giving permissions for events. With the National Trust also having limitations on numbers it really is making life difficult for orienteers at the moment.
As a result we have been having a rethink over our Map Runs as it is quite possible that these might have to be the mainstay of the club for a period of time.
Coaching for Improvers on Woodbury on Saturday afternoons - 12th, 19th and 26th of September and 3rd October.
We'll be hosting a few light-touch coaching and practice activities in ear/y autumn for those relatively new to orienteering and improving their skills. They will be on Saturday afternoons. 12th, 19th, 26th September and 3rd October at locations in east Devon, beginning at Woodbury Common.
First event post lockdown!
This Kerno event will be at Hardhead Downs on Sunday 27th September.
Please see details below including special Coronavirus entry and management arrangements as well as directions.
All free to download and run!
MapRuns can all be done in your own time. There are score courses and line courses to choose from. Simply download the MapRunF app onto a smartphone, print a copy of the map and go and have a run!
Safety guidance for all individual Mapruns: See below
User Guide: MapRun User Guide V2 All Devon's MapRun courses can be found on the app by tapping 'Select Event > 'UK' > 'Devon'.
MaprunF: We now recommend all users download the latest Maprun app, which is MaprunF It can be found here: http://maprunners.weebly.com/maprunf.html
A list of all available maps and further details can be found below: