Welcome to BOK

Last update: 15-Apr-2015 8:38 pm

Bristol Orienteering Klub (BOK) is the orienteering club for Bristol and surrounding areas.  With a membership of about 300, BOK is one of the largest clubs in the United Kingdom.

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Posted on Mon 6 April 2015

A very successful weekend for BOK runners at the JK in the Lakes. The icing on the cake was the award of 'top overall male performance' going to Joe Hudd having won his sprint race, the two individual days and finally bringing in the Mini relay team, with Oliver Tonge and Jim Bailey, to retain...

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Upcoming Events

Event Date Event Type of Event | Category Location
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 09:30 to 12:00 British Relay Orienteering Championships - Cannop Ponds, Forest of Dean - 19th April 2015
British Championship | Other GL16 7EL
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 17:30 to 20:00 Urban & Park Series - Bristol University Halls and Stoke Park - 6th May 2015
Local Event | Urban Series BS9 1JQ
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 17:30 to 20:00 Urban & Park Series - Warmley Forest Park - 13th May 2015
Local Event | Urban Series
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 19:30 to 23:00 Annual BOK Dinner - Knowle Golf Club - 15th May 2015
Other | Other BS4 5DF
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Upcoming Training Events

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 19:15 to 20:15
Training Run
BA1 9BS
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 19:15 to 20:15
Training Run
BS25 1QP
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 19:15 to 20:15
Training Run
BS30 6LN
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 19:15 to 20:15
Training Run
BS40 6HF
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Latest News

  • Posted on Sun 22 March 2015

    Well done to BOK juniors who won the Yvette Baker qualifier at Rushmore today by a margin of 2 points over close rivals DEVON. Full scores here.

  • Posted on Sun 15 March 2015

    A strong BOK turnout today helped win the SARUM organised qualifying heat of the Compass Cup Competition at Fonthill. BOK had a clear lead over the other clubs in the Cup competition (SOC, BKO and Devon). And so it will be on to Kendal on October 18th to defend the Cup and make it three years in a row.  Full results on the...

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  • Posted on Sat 7 March 2015

    The last date for lower rate entry fees for the BOC 2015 Long Distance event is 8th March. After that fees go up from £23.50 to £29.20. Final closing date for entries is 29th March.

  • Posted on Thu 5 March 2015

    Be aware that the A36 south of Bath is closed for the next 4 months. This may affect your choice of route if heading for this weekend's Sarum Saunter or the following weekend's Compass Cup qualifier at Fonthill.

About BOK

Orienteering is an exciting and challenging outdoor sport enjoyed by people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. It involves competitive navigation using a map and compass - competitors choose their own route between control points marked on the map. Bristol Orienteering Klub (BOK), one of the largest and most successful clubs in the United Kingdom, draws its members from Bristol and the surrounding area (including South Gloucestershire, Bath and North Somerset). We organise local orienteering events and our members take part in events all over the country. We always welcome new members - detailed information about the club and joining us can be found on the Klub page. If you would like to sample the sport at your own convenience, why not try one of the local permanent courses - to be found at Ashton Court, Blaise Castle, Leigh Woods and Bradley Stoke?

Do you want to know more about orienteering? - see our Getting Started page.

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