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Permanent and Virtual Orienteering Courses

Outdoor exercise and recreation during lockdown!

If you have not recently tried any of the permanent orienteering courses near you, or have yet to give Maprun a go, then lockdown v3.0 may be a great time to do so! And they are all free!

For Permanent Courses see: https://www.devonorienteering.co.uk/poc

For Mapruns see: https://www.devonorienteering.co.uk/maprun-maps-to-download

Please follow government guidance with regard to exercise and recreation. See below for more detail, which has been cut and pasted from British Orienteering:   https://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/news/5437

  

MapRun: Key Information

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: 

  

Exeter Maprun: Heavitree

You have 60 minutes to go from the Start to the Finish via as many controls as you can. Gain 20 points per control. Lose 10 points per minute - or part minute over 60. See below for a copy of the map and more details. 

  

Exeter Maprun: Polsloe and Mincinglake

This is a 60 minute score course in Exeter. The course is a mixture of residential streets, open parkland and a couple of hills thrown in for good measure!  For details see below.

  

Exeter Maprun: St Leonards

You have 45 minutes to go from the Start to the Finish via as many controls as you can. Gain 20 points per control. Lose 10 points per minute - or part minute over 45.  See below for map and more details. 

  

Maprun: Woodbury Common

From Sunday 29th November 2020

Our next maprun has been planned by Chris Perry and is aimed at orienteers in the eastern part of the county. 'Hope you enjoy it!

For more details see below. 

  

MapRun: South Hessary, Dartmoor

From Sunday 1st November 2020

Our next maprun is aimed at experienced Orienteers in part of the Moor we rarely get to. It is not suitable for novices due to the exposed nature of the area.  This is real Orienteering….but without a flag to help. The Maprun will be available from Sunday 1st November to Saturday 14th November.

For more details see below. 

  

Maprun: Shiphay, Torquay

From Sunday 18th October 2020

We are opening up the next in our maprun series, the Torquay Shiphay maprun on Sunday 18th October with it staying open until the 1st November 2020. There is a long or short version. Hopefully many of you will give it a go. Feel free to post how you did on the Devon OC facebook page.  Details below. 

  

Maprun: Golden Dagger, Dartmoor

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. 

  

Maprun: Bishopsteignton

This is a 10 Control Line Course.

Maprun:Maprun Bishopsteignton

  

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