BKO Articles

14 December 2021: Concorde Chase Weekend Gains UKOL 2022 Status

We are pleased to announce that the Concorde Chase Weekend urban and forest events have both been selected for inclusion in the 2022 UK Orienteering League (UKOL), further enhancing the quality of the weekend. We recommend that competitors avoid last-minute entry, some courses may now reach maximum numbers.

12 December 2021: Entries Open for the Concorde Chase Weekend 2022

With 7 weeks to go, entries are now open for our major weekend of orienteering - the Concorde Chase Weekend. On Saturday 29th January, we are staging an urban event in Bracknell (the estates of Birch Hill and Great Hollands) and following this on Sunday 30th January with our annual Concorde Chase event in Hawley and Hornley, an area of complex woodland and heath near Blackwater. .... [click on title to read more]

4 December 2021: Sunshine for our Bramshill Event

This morning the weather was lovely with bright sunshine - good conditions for our event at Bramshill. Recent rain gave us some wet and muddy paths but orienteers can cope with that! For those who came, we hope you enjoyed tackling the courses. There are a few photos taken by David Jukes as he navigated the Light Green course avaiable on a Flickr album - see BKO - Bramshill - 4 December 2021. Results are now available!

19 November 2021: Join us for the Concorde Chase Weekend 2022

BKO will be staging an outstanding weekend of orienteering on the weekend of the 29th/30th January 2022.  Combining a challenging UK Urban League event at Bracknell on the Saturday with the 42nd Concorde Chase National Event on the Sunday, this promises to be a great attraction for orienteers of all abilities.  For initial details, see the Concorde Chase Weekend Flier. Entries will open in early December with pre-entry only.

17 November 2021: Entries Open for Bramshill Saturday Event

We return to the Bramshill Plantation for our December Saturday event on Saturday 4th December.  As part of the COVID precuations, the event will be pre-entry only with entries closing on Wedneday 1st December.  Entries are now open on Fabian4. For more details and for the link to Fabian4, see the event page at Bramshill Saturday Event

27 October 2021: 2 BKO Juniors selected for National Talent Squad

We are delighted to announce that not one but two of our juniors have just been selected to join the Junior Talent Squad for 2022. Congratulations to Amelia Wing and Adam Methven for their selection. .... [click on title to read more]

BKO summer maprun series after 5 events


The BKO summer 2021 maprun series has now completed 5 events  with interim results here.   Well done to David Dwyer, a new member of BKO who is leading the series. 

15 August 2021 - BKO teams compete in the NWO Relays

A small group of enthusiasts travelled to Swindon today to take part in a relay event organised by North Wiltshire Orienteers. It is an annual fixture and this year was based at Lydiard Park on the outskirts of Swindon. There were three BKO teams taking part .... [Click on title to view]

Berkshire maprun series 2021 continues

The Berkshire maprun series got off to a quiet start in July and is now contnuing with a last chance to run Maidenhead North this week and and a new maprun on Crown Woods Bracknell until mid August. 

 See the series page for more information.