BKO Articles

16 December 2017: 40th Concorde Chase - Entries Open

In the 50th year of orienteering in Berkshire we invite you to join us for our 40th Concorde Chase. We will be returning to 'Star Posts', that part of Swinley Forest to the south of Bracknell. Designated by CompassSport magazine as Berkshire's top orienteering location, Star Posts provides technical challenge through mainly mature pine forest with good runnability. ....

10 December 2017: Saturday Event - Snelsmore - Results and Photos

Thank you to those of you who attended our Saturday Youth League event yesterday morning - we hope you enjoyed it. It was a cold morning but the sun shone and the air was still for the event at Snelsmore Common near Newbury. We were lucky - 24 hours later we would have had to cancel the event due to the overnight snow! ....

4 December 2017: Great Club Performance in the 2017 National UK League

Club members will have read in the latest Newsletter that the club was ranked as 64th out of 81 in CompassSport’s Club Ranking. However there is better news! The national 2017 UK Orienteering League uses results from a designated list of top events throughout the year. ....

12 November 2017: SCOL3 - Bucklebury Common

Thank you for coming to our regional league event today - SCOL3 - at Bucklebury.  Results are now available - see Bucklebury Results Some photos, mostly near the last control, taken by David Jukes between about 11.30 and 12.30 are at Flickr album.

10 November 2017: BKO Newsletter for November 2017

The final issue of the club's newsletter for 2017 is ready for circulation. Printed copies will be availble for collection at our event on Sunday. Please remember to pick up your copies and so save the club the postage. pdf copies will be sent out later this evening. Sorry - non-members will have to wait though but previous copies are available by following the link to 'Newsletters'.

5 November 2017 Southern Championships 2017: Two BKO Champions

The club has two Southern Champions as a result of last weekend’s November Classic in the New Forest!  Congratulations to Martin Wilson (as M65 Champion) and to Ian Cooper (as M70 Champion).

21 October 2017: Snelsmore Common CANCELLED

You will probably have seen warnings of high winds forecast for Saturday morning across the South of England. Unfortunately we took the decision on Friday to cancel the event since there is danger from falling trees and branches.  (Friday 20th, 17.00)

23 September 2017: Saturday Event at Benyon's Inclosure

Our first Saturday Winter Series and Youth League events for 207-18 took place today at Benyon's Inclosure near Mortimer.  It was good to see many regulars returning for the new season and several new faces who we hope felt welcomed and were able to enjoy the challenging courses.  Results are available on the Results page - see: Benyon's Inclosure Results.  A selection of photos is also available.  See: Benyon's Inclosure Flickr Album.


9 September 2017: BKO claims London City Race medals

Medals for two BKO members at today's London City Race. Denise Harper came in 2nd place in the Women's Ultra Vets class with David Jukes taking first place in the Men's Ultra Vets class. Congratulations to them both. The courses finished in the heart of the Barbican complex with tricky navigation choices including pedestrian routes at several different levels.

7 August 2017: Bronze Medal at the World Masters MBO Champs

While last week a large group of Berkshire Orienteers' members were running through the forests, moors and marshes of Scotland, two members were doing something very different. This year the World Masters Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships were staged in the Orleans area of France ....