What is Usynligo?

Usynligo is an Orienteering App that runs on iPhone and Android and can be installed on your phone for free.

BADO have some areas available on Usynligo as listed below. The App itself will give guidance on how to get to the start.

Disclaimer: As Usynligo are individually run events you run them at your own risk. Neither BADO or British Orienteering can be held liable for any accident or other incident arising while running a Usynligo course.

How to Use Usynligo

The best way to understand how to use Usynligo is to watch the British Orienteering Video that is on Youtube:

Getting Paper Maps

The map displays on your phone but most runners prefer to use a hard copy of the map because this enables you to use your normal orienteering skills. The maps are available as PDF’s below (click on links to download) along with further information about the events:

Map is full Urban scale 1:5,000

The Short course, straight line 3.4km. Long Course 5.5km. The start and finish are by Hatch Warren Community Centre because there is lots of parking available there. Street address is Long Cross Lane, Basingstoke,RG22 4XF.

Map is full Forest scale 1:10,000

The Short course, straight line 3.1km. Long Course 5.7km.

Parking:- Silchester Sports Pavilion, Pamber Road, RG7 2PL (Gates locked at 18:00) or on the road at the NE end of Dukes Ride.
The beer garden at the Calleva Arms will open if you fancy a drink afterwards.
Safety Notices:
Please wear full leg cover and check yourself for ticks (https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/lyme-disease/)
Remember you will be alone in the Forest. Take a whistle and phone (if only using paper map). Tell someone where you are and when you aim to be home by.

Map is full Urban scale 1:5,000

The Green course, straight line 4.0km. Blue Course 6.5km.

Parking:- Free at the Bell Street Car Park which is on the road to St Mary Bourne just west of the roundabout in the town centre at RG28 7BU.
There are nearby pubs for refreshments afterwards, the Bell Inn and the Kings Arms.
Safety Notices:
Beware of the main roads through Whitchurch.
There are some steep railway embankments, there are choices to run around avoiding the steep climbs or drops.
Nearest hospital is Basingstoke and North Hants Hospital, Aldermaston Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 9NA.