Haldon Forest Country Park 1Sat 27 Apr

Club Training

Training level event

What does this mean?

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships. Virtual events are where there are no physical controls being used. Your presence at a control is registered using an App on your mobile phone, normally the free MapRun6 App.

Terrain type: Forest

Last updated: Tue 09 April, 2024


Part of a series of “training activities” to give individuals the chance to improve their Orienteering through either coaching or through regular practice. 

Location Info

Near: Exeter
Lat,Lng: 50.65235,-3.58046

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Venue subject to permissions. Details of the first sessions are given here.

Course Information

Who is it aimed at ? Nearly everybody is the answer. If you are quite new to Orienteering and need coaching we will have a group going through the basics. If more experienced and just need the practice we will have some exercises to get you thinking and no doubt there will be a group in the middle as well getting guidance.

From about age 10 most children can take part but we strongly encourage parents to have a go as well…… especially where the children are at the youngest end.

Read more about Course lengths and Difficulty here

Entry Details

You will need to express your interest for each session through:

Enter on Racesignup here

so we can keep tabs on numbers and tailor the activities to the individuals. If you can sign up early please do as we will be doing the final planning a week ahead of the actual date.

Currently £4 per week to cover map printing costs, access and coaches travel costs.

Registration and Start times

1000 to 1230

Nearest A&E Hospital

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What do you need to bring ? Yourself in sensible clothing , trainers ( or Trail shoes if you have them) plus a drinks bottle and a light snack which goes down well. If you have a compass and whistle bring them with you but we will have spares. If its going to rain a lightweight waterproof make sense. We will generally carry on whatever the weather unless it is really poor.