BKO Articles

3 February 2020 - Orienteering Fixtures in the BKO area (BKOfix)

Orienteering Fixtures in the BKO area (BKOfix) page has been updated.

Click to see all the events in our local area, as well as National Events.

27 January 2020: Club Newsletter again receives CompassSport Award

Once again we are delighted to have heard that the BKO Newsletter has been recognised by CompassSport magazine in its annual newsletter awards. Under the editorship of David Jukes, this is the seventh consecutive year that the BKO Newsletter has been recognised. Previously, CompassSport has chosen 10 newsletters each year for the award. For 2019 only the best 6 have been recognised. All of the issues for 2019 can be seen as pdf files on this website - just follow the 'Newsletter' link.

25 January 2020 - Regional Event (SCOL9) at Star Posts

If you joined us today for our event at Star Posts, near Bracknell, thank you for coming. We hope you enjoyed the courses and the forest. Results are now available - check the results tab. A set of photos …..

17 January 2020: Invitations to the Annual Dinner - Responses needed please!

Club members will be aware tht our AGM is being held on Friday 7th February at Sand Martins Golf Club.  It will be followed by the Annual Dinner, a chance to socialise with other club members.  We promise no mud, no brambles and no swollen streams - just good food and a warm atmosphere!  Details of the food choices and how to reserve a place have been sent out be e-mail today.  Please reply quickly to ensure the caterers can be given accurate numbers in a timely manner.  We hope to see you there.

8 January 2020 - January Newsletter on its way to members

The first Berkshire Orienteers Newsletter of 2020 is on its way to members – either printed copies by post or, for those opting for the pdf version, by email. And it is simply packed with news of club members including international selection, championship medallists, ….

2 January 2020: Southern Championships 2020 – Postponed

We regret that BKO has been forced to postpone the staging of the 2020 Southern Championships from the planned date of Sunday 26th January. We are currently in discussions about a new date in the Autumn. Plans to stage our annual Concorde Chase in January 2019 had been …. [Click title to continue reading]

7 December 2019 - Swinley East Saturday Event - Results and photos

After the recent wet weather, we were lucky to have it dry this morning for our event at Swinley Forest. If you were with us, thank you for coming! We hope you enjoyed the event. Results are now available and can be found by using the the event listing on the results tab.  For a selection of photos taken during the event, see the Flickr album: Swinley East Photos.

1 December 2019 - Medals Galore at the Southern Championships

BKO Medallists at the Southern Championships 2019

Originally scheduled for the Spring but delayed due to nesting birds, the 2019 Southern Championships were today staged by Bristol Orienteering Klubb (BOK) in the Forest of Dean. And there were some great results from club members with several podium positions. ….

23 November 2019 - The 2019 Club Chamionships

The annual Club Championship was held today in association with the regional league event at Pamber Forest. The event was staged by Basingstoke and Andover Orienteering Club (BADO). To compete for the Men’s title, members had to tackle ….

19 October 2019 - BBC Radio Berkshire navigate to Swinley Forest

Our event at Swinley Forest today featured on BBC Radio Berkshire. On Saturday mornings they have a treasure hunt, the 'Peach Quest', where a studio team use clues to direct the reporter, Donna, around Berkshire. One of the clues today ….