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World University Championships Mixed Sprint Relay Preview

18 hours 45 min ago
This week sees the 21st World University Orienteering Championships take place in Kuortane, Finland. Located inland to the North-West Finnish coastal town of Vaasa, Kuortane features relatively flat terrain, based around subtle contour details, open rock and point features such as knolls and boulder...

Saturday Was A Remarkable Relay Day for Team GB at JWOC

Mon, 2018-07-16 00:00
The JWOC Relays in Tazlar today were the final races of the JWOC 2018 programme and Team GB bounced back in style from their disappointments in the middle, as the Women's 1st team recorded the best result by a female British trio in the discipline and the Men's 1st team put down the third be...

One of the most testing JWOC Middle Finals today

Fri, 2018-07-13 00:00
Team GB went into today's Middle Final at Bocsa knowing that the race would be one of the most demanding in JWOC history. The planner, as expected, had saved the trickiest elements of the area for the runners in the final and he created courses that were unremitting in their technicality and int...

British Sprint and Middle Championships 2018 – early entries close 15 July!

Fri, 2018-07-13 00:00
Entries for the British Sprint and Middle Championships are now open! You can enter the Championships through SiEntries.

British Orienteering Part of Change4Life Campaign Thanks to Open Data

Fri, 2018-07-13 00:00
British Orienteering is proud to be one of the first national governing bodies of sport to make our fixtures list open data. This step was taken in 2017 with a view to being able to promote orienteering events and activities to the general public and this summer will see that come to fruition.  

JWOC debutant, Niamh Hunter (WCOC) - star performer for Team GB today

Thu, 2018-07-12 00:00
Niamh Hunter (WCOC)Bocsa. JWOC 2018 map JWOC debutant, Niamh Hunter (WCOC), was the star performer for Team GB today in the testing middle qualification race at Bocsa, where temperatures hit 29 degrees and the open areas became sand-baked furnaces. Running a controlled race, this technician fr...

Sprint Scotland 2018 DEADLINE EXTENDED! Sunday 15 July 2018

Thu, 2018-07-12 00:00
Sprint Scotland 2018 19 – 22 July 2018 Denny in Falkirk

JWOC Silver Medal for Matt Fellbaum (EUOC/MDOC) Today

Tue, 2018-07-10 00:00
The trials and tribulations of the Long race were left behind today, as Matt Fellbaum recorded the joint best result for a GB man at JWOC, equalling Kris Jones' silver in the same discipline in 2010.

World Masters Orienteering Championships 2018 Sprint Final Results

Tue, 2018-07-10 00:00
World Masters Orienteering Championships Copenhagen, Denmark 6 – 13 July 2018

Today's JWOC Long Distance Results for GB team

Mon, 2018-07-09 00:00
Fiona BunnMatt Fellbaum Today's Long race at Pirto proved to be a tough challenge, both mentally and physically for the team, and it was undoubtedly a difficult day for many of the runners involved. The distances (M20: 15k & W20: 10.2k) were some of the longest ever recorded at a JWOC and ...

Junior World Orienteering Championships kicks off today with the Long race

Mon, 2018-07-09 00:00
JWOC kicks off this morning, with the Long taking place at Pirto, around an hour from the event centre in Kecskemet. The team have spent the last three days training on the relevant areas and re-establishing their knowledge of the terrain from their previous trips. 

Junior World Orienteering Championships starts this weekend!

Fri, 2018-07-06 00:00
Many congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to represent Great Britain in the Junior World Orienteering Championships which are being held in Kecskemet, Hungary, 9 - 14 July 2018.

Peter Palmer – Junior Relays Weekend

Thu, 2018-07-05 00:00
A National event at Tankersley Wood, Sheffield.

Top quality races designed to find the best Sprint and Middle-distance Orienteers in Britain

Thu, 2018-07-05 00:00
British Sprint Championships 2018:  University of Bath, Saturday 1st September 2018. British Middle Championships 2018:  Stockhill, near Wells in Somerset, Sunday 2nd September 2018.

British Schools Orienteering Association - Dates for your Diary!

Tue, 2018-07-03 00:00
  British Schools Score Championships (BSSC) 2018 13 October 2018:  Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood, East Dorset

Juniors battled it out at The Yvette Baker Trophy Final yesterday!

Mon, 2018-07-02 00:00
The Yvette Baker Trophy is the premier junior inter-club competition for English and Welsh Orienteering Clubs and all the qualifiying junior teams made their way in the heat to The Yvette Baker Trophy Final yesterday (Sunday 1 July 2018). 

Gold for GB mixed 160+ team for 3rd year in a row

Mon, 2018-07-02 00:00
Charlie Somers-Cocks, Killian Lomas, and Andy Conn

Clare Dallimore wins Silver in Women's Elite Middle Distance

Mon, 2018-07-02 00:00
Fantastic Result for Clare Dallimore A breakthrough result in the European Championships Middle Distance race for Clare Dallimore with Silver in Women's Elite following her 4th place in the Long yesterday.

SELOC Sprints at the Horwich Festival of Racing

Mon, 2018-07-02 00:00
It is unusual for orienteers to return to race in the same place every year.  However, South East Lancs Orienteering Club's (SELOC's) annual double-sprint event is sufficiently different to do that and still attract a decent batch of entries despite a range of other good events around the co...

Mixed Day for Team GBR at EYOC Relays

Sun, 2018-07-01 00:00
The final day of the 2018 edition of EYOC saw Team GB competing across the classes in the relay races on a highly technical area just outside Veliko Tarnovo.