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UK Urban League 2017

Fri, 2018-06-22 00:00
The final race of the 2017 UK Urban League was scheduled for last December at Castle Vale, Birmingham, but heavy snow and an amber weather warning forced Harlequins Orienteering Club to postpone. They chose June, combining with the Birmingham University sprints to create an attractive weekend. And n...

Final round of the UK Relay League

Fri, 2018-06-22 00:00
The Harvester Relays are taking place next Sunday (June 24th) at Tilgate Forest in Sussex.

Morpeth Fair Weekend – British Mixed Sprint Relays and Morpeth Urban

Thu, 2018-06-21 00:00
Saturday 9th. June: British Mixed Sprint Relay - Pegswood, Morpeth, Northumberland Sunday 10th June: Urban Races - Morpeth, Northumberland

Jukola 2018 – the largest orienteering relay in the world

Mon, 2018-06-18 00:00
The international orienteering relay competitions, the 70th Jukola Relay and the 41st Venla Relay, were held in the towns of Lahti and Hollola at the weekend on 16th and 17th June 2018. The joint organising clubs were Hollolan Urheilijat -46 and Lahden Suunnistajat -37.

Lakes 5 Days 2018 – Countdown Now On!

Sun, 2018-06-17 00:00
This year sees the 7th Lakes 5 Days event taking place in the English Lake District and will incorporate five individual regional events between Sunday 29 July and Friday 3 August 2018 with one rest/activity day.

Daniel Spencer (WCOC) - Junior World Orienteering Championship Debutant!

Fri, 2018-06-15 00:00
The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2018 will be held in Kecskemet, Hungary from 8-15 July 2018. 

GBR Talent Squad Member - Training Camp Dairy #2: Emma Wilson (Clyde and Edinburgh University Orienteering Club)

Thu, 2018-06-14 00:00
Jennie Taylor Communications Officer at British Orienteering caught up with a couple of the athletes who attended the recent Balmoral Talent Training Camp.  

British Orienteering are recruiting for a new independent Director

Mon, 2018-06-11 00:00
Following a vacancy on the Board of Directors British Orienteering are recruiting a new independent Director with a portfolio including legal and governance.

GBR Talent Squad Member - Training Camp Dairy: David Bunn (TVOC)

Sat, 2018-06-09 00:00
Jennie Taylor Communications Officer at British Orienteering caught up with a couple of the athletes who attended the recent Balmoral Talent Training Camp in Scotland.   

European Youth Orienteering Championships Debutant!

Fri, 2018-06-08 00:00
Jennie Taylor Communications Officer caught up with Megan Keith from Inverness Orienteering Club (INVOC) one of our junior athletes selected to compete at the European Youth Championships for the first time. 

Coaching, a perspective from Peter Brooke

Thu, 2018-06-07 00:00
It’s National Coaching Week but what is coaching and why is it important? Whether it’s known as coaching, support, development, training or education, there are many different terms that can mean the same thing depending on your perspective. However, the outcome is often, that someone a coach has su...

World Trail Orienteering Championships Selection Announcement

Wed, 2018-06-06 00:00
The following British Trail Orienteering (Trail-O) Selections for the World Trail-O Championships (WTOC) 2018 have been made by the Selection Panel

Volunteering, what could you do?

Wed, 2018-06-06 00:00
It’s National Volunteering Week, but what is it and why is it important?

Sport and Recreation Alliance releases a new and improved Volunteer Finder

Tue, 2018-06-05 00:00
Celebrating Volunteers’ Week:  from 1-7 June 2018. The Sport and Recreation Alliance has released a new and improved Volunteer Finder to help clubs and groups find volunteers in their local area for FREE.

Volunteer Consultation – An Update

Tue, 2018-06-05 00:00
British Orienteering is supporting National Volunteer Week

Did you have a great World Orienteering Day? How did you take part?

Sat, 2018-06-02 00:00
Wednesday 23 May – Tuesday 29 May 2018

World Orienteering Day 2018 – Snapshot of Orienteering Activity in the UK

Fri, 2018-06-01 00:00
World Orienteering Day events were held this year between May 23rd and May 29th, 2018. 

Triple Tamar 2018

Fri, 2018-06-01 00:00
Tamar Triple 2018 - 3 fantastic days of orienteering! Bank Holiday Weekend 26 - 28 May 2018 Many orienteers navigated their way down to the south-west this Bank Holiday weekend.

A Big Orienteering Thank You!

Fri, 2018-06-01 00:00
National Volunteer Week launches today (1 June 2018) and British Orienteering wishes to extend its gratitude to everyone involved in clubs and delivering events, across the country, who’s efforts every week ensure that the sport continues to be enjoyed by thousands of people. 

The Scottish Orienteering Championships 2018 (UKOL) - Long distance event

Thu, 2018-05-31 00:00
The Scottish Orienteering Championships 2018 including a UKOL event were held over Achagour & Dulsie, just southwest of Darnaway but very different in character. Parts of Achagour were first used by M/W21E at the Scottish 6 Days in 2013 (Day 6), and again at Highland 2015 (Day 1). The map was revise...

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