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World Orienteering Day - Are You Ready?

20 hours 19 min ago
Please read the World Orienteering Day Newsletter published by the IOF below!

Liverpool Big Weekend kicks off on 6-7 October 2018

Mon, 2018-05-21 00:00
You now have an extra reason to come to the UK Orienteering League Liverpool Big Weekend on 6-7 October. In addition to Formby Sand Dunes on Saturday 6 October (entry limit 500) and UK Urban League sprints around the University area on Sunday 7 October, there is a major event, finally announced, for...

British Relay Championships 2018 - Relay

Mon, 2018-05-21 00:00
Sunday 20 May 2018: British Orienteering Championships - Relay race, Torphantrick  

Sprint Scotland 2018 (19 - 22 July) - book now!

Mon, 2018-05-21 00:00
2 coaching days and 3 races! Sprint Scotland is proud to invite you to a weekend of high-quality sprint orienteering on new areas in Falkirk, Denny and Grangemouth.

British Orienteering Championships 2018 Balmoral

Mon, 2018-05-21 00:00
Saturday 19 May - British Orienteering Championships - Long distance race, Balmoral, Scotland. 

Resources to help you get the most out of Orienteering

Sun, 2018-05-20 00:00
Orienteering is a great tool to get children learning and achieving both inside and outside of the classroom. There is great potential for developing orienteering for young people for example via schools or uniformed group activities with simplified and progressive activities that can take place in ...

Royal Deeside is preparing for the Royal Wedding and the influx of nearly 1,200 orienteers from across the country.

Fri, 2018-05-18 00:00
The Scottish Orienteering Association (SOA) is staging the British Orienteering Championships 2018 this weekend (Saturday 19 May to Sunday 20 May 2018) in Royal Deeside. The Long Distance Championships are being held over the Balmoral Estate with the British Relay Championships at nearby Torphantric...

Talent Squad Training Camp taking place this weekend in Scotland

Thu, 2018-05-17 00:00
The GB junior squad is heading up to the British Championships this weekend, as part of their preparations for the two main summer competitions, EYOC and JWOC, due to commence in a few weeks time.

Track to Terrain - Week 3

Thu, 2018-05-17 00:00
Track to Terrain continues this week with its third session in Leigh Woods, stunning park and woodland just outside the City Centre of Bristol.

British Orienteering is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week

Thu, 2018-05-17 00:00
Mental Health Awareness Week 14 – 20 May 2018 British Orienteering is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week 

European Orienteering Championships finished with the Long distance race

Thu, 2018-05-17 00:00
On the final day of the European Orienteering Championships (EOC) in the Ticino, the Long-distance titles went to Olav Lundanes (No) on the men’s side and Tove Alexandersson (Sd) on the women’s side. 

Fantastic orienteering at the Running Festival in the Forest of Dean

Tue, 2018-05-15 00:00
More than five hundred people travelled to New Beechenhurst in the Forest of Dean on Sunday 6 May for the annual Bristol Orienteering Klub (BOK) Trot which this year was part of the massive OMM (Original Mountain Marathon) Running Festival.

Switzerland and Norway European Champions in relay

Mon, 2018-05-14 00:00
It was back to Tesserete for the Men’s and Women’s Relays, the penultimate races of this years European Championships.

The Bowes Museum Permanent Orienteering Course by Colin Butler (SUFFOC)

Mon, 2018-05-14 00:00
Source:  THE PUNCH.  Suffolk Orienteering Club's Members Magazine

Just 10 days to go until 2018 World Orienteering Day!

Sun, 2018-05-13 00:00
Just 10 days to go!   Wednesday 23 May 2018 This year World Orienteering Day is on Wednesday 23 May and runs throughout the week. All schools, all orienteering clubs and all countries all over the world are encouraged to participate in World Orienteering Day.

British Team Finish 6th as Swiss Romp to Victory In European Mixed Sprint Relay

Fri, 2018-05-11 00:00
Tesserete provided the backdrop for the third medal race of the European Championships, hosting the Mixed Sprint Relay. This hilly town provided a different challenge to the sprint finals on Sunday, with a combination between a section of narrow alleyways in the old town on the side of the hill, and...

The rules are changing on 25 May 2018 - Urgent action required!

Thu, 2018-05-10 00:00
The rules are changing on the 25 May 2018!

EOC2018 Mixed Sprint Relay takes place today!

Thu, 2018-05-10 00:00
The countdown is now on!

British Orienteering Championships 2018

Thu, 2018-05-10 00:00
British Orienteering Championships 2018 takes place on the weekend of the Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May 2018.

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