BKO Articles

8 February 2019: AGM and Annual Dinner

The club held its AGM and Annual Dinner on Friday, 8th February – an event attended by a slightly reduced number of members this year since several regulars are currently travelling abroad. Simon Moore chaired the AGM but had already indicated his intention to stand down from the position of Chairman. ….


The AGM of Berkshire Orienteers will take place on                                                                                                                             

Friday 8th February at 7:00pm                                                                                                                                                                  

at Sand Martins Golf Club, Finchampstead Road, Wokingham   RG40 3RQ                                                                                              

19 January 2019: Club Championship 2018 Results

As reported earlier (see 13 January), the 2018 Club Championships were held in conjunction with the Southampton OC event in the New Forest last Sunday. As the handicap class results are calculated on the basis of the national ranking points allocated at the event, the final winners take a few days to determine. However we are now able to report and announce our 2018 Club Champions. ...

18 January 2019: January Newsletter published

The first club Newsletter of 2019 is now available.  Those members having printed copies should get them in the post on Saturday 19th or Monday 21st January.  Those members who have opted for the pdf version should already be able to find their copy in their e-mail in-box.  Non-members can now have access to all previous issues of thie award winning club newsletter (now including the November 2018 issue) by using the tab at the top of the page.

13 January 2019 - Club Championships

The staging of 2018 Club Championship was unfortunately delayed until January 2019 which might seem confusing to some! However a good contingent of club members made the trip to Burley in the New Forest to compete for the various trophies.  The forest and open heathland was drier than normal for the time of year and some fast times were recorded.  Results will be available shortly.

27 December 2018: Concorde Chase CANCELLED

Unfortunately, due to a problem getting permission for the event, we have reluctantly decided to cancel the Concorde Chase in 2019.

17 December 2018: Burghfield Video

Is this a first for a BKO event? A competitor (Jon Steed) on the Short Blue course at Saturday's Burghfield event has provided a video of the event taken using a head-cam. This has now been made into a YouTube video with the revelevant sections of the map provided. You can therefore watch ….

15 December 2018: Burghfield Saturday Event

Despite the colder weather and the occasional drizzle, there was a good turnout for our event today at Burghfield.  There were certainly plenty of enthusiasts on the Short Blue course.  Results are available under the results tab (or see Burghfield Results). Also there are a few photos taken during the event in a Flickr album (see Burghfield Photos).

18 November 2018: SCOL2 Event at Black Park

Thank you for coming to our event today at Black Park.  We hope you enjoyed being out in the woods on a sunny autumn day. Results are available and can be accessed using the 'Results' tab at the top of the page. Some photos are also available from todays event and can be found on a Flickr album at: Black Park Photo

16 November 2018: November BKO Newsletter

Club members will be able to collect their November issue of the Berkshire Orienteers Newsletter at our event at Black Park on Sunday. If you are not attending the event then the issue will be posted to you on Monday. Members who have the pdf version ….