Basingstoke Andover District Orienteers
- the orienteering club for North Hampshire

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Pen Wood Results - Sunday 8th May

The Pen Wood results are now available.
RouteGadget added - sorry for the delay.

The event made a profit of £518.72 and BADO are also donating a "windfall" of £95.83; so altogether that's £614.55 for the SCOA Junior Squad.
Special thanks to Nigel Benham of BML Printers, and Allan Farrington of EMIT UK, for generous discounts for the event.

Nigel Benham's ride for the British Heart Foundation

Nigel Benham is the MD of BML Printers, who produce all the maps for BADO (and many other clubs). Now recovered from a quadruple heart bypass, Nigel is cycling 100 miles to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.
BADO have donated £50 on members' behalf, but further contributions can be made at Nigel's Just Giving page.

SCOA League Winners

Craig Blackford and Eleanor Davey receive their SCOA League 2015 trophies.

Craig Blackford
Craig (winner, Brown)
Eleanor Davey
Eleanor (winner, Light Green)

About BADO

BADO is a relatively small club. Nevertheless, we aim to run several traditional Sunday events, and summer evening events each year
Click here for membership information.

What is Orienteering?

Orienteering is an exciting outdoor adventure sport which involves walking or running whilst navigating around a course using a detailed map and sometimes a compass. The aim is to navigate in sequence between a set of control points and decide the best route to complete the course in the quickest time. It does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can run, walk or jog the course and progress at your own pace.
Orienteering can take place anywhere from remote forest and countryside to urban parks and school playgrounds. It's a great sport for runners, joggers and walkers who want to improve their navigation skills or for anyone who loves the outdoors.

Watch this video to get the idea.

Club Meetings

We hold monthly meetings at the Basingstoke Sports & Social Club on the second Wednesday of each month at 8:00pm.
There are no meetings in July or August, so the next is on September 14th - all members are welcome to attend and any issues for the October AGM should be raised then.

The BADlands

The circles indicate our main mapped areas. There are permanent courses at

bado area map