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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.

Middle Distance Final - Cat Taylor finishes in 5th place

Wed, 2018-05-09 00:00
Catherine Taylor took 5th place in a closely fought Middle distance final at today’s European Orienteering Championships. The Middle distance is the most technically demanding distance in orienteering, testing the athlete’s ability to navigate quickly and smoothly through the detailed terrain. Today...

European Championships Move Into The Forest For The Middle Distance Qualifiers

Tue, 2018-05-08 00:00
Today the European Orienteering Championships moved into the forest with the middle distance qualifier.

Kris Jones Takes Bronze at the European Championships

Tue, 2018-05-08 00:00
The first day of the 2018 European Orienteering Championships began with both the Sprint Qualification and the Sprint Final.

British Orienteering Event Satisfaction Research Methodology tested at Cleveland Orienteering Klub Event

Sun, 2018-05-06 00:00
As part of British Orienteering’s initiative to retain people in the sport, they have teamed with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) to conduct research into the key factors that influence and individual's decision to attend orienteering events.  Participating clubs will use this insight t...

British Orienteering Part of Major Brand Promotions

Sat, 2018-05-05 00:00
British Orienteering and its clubs will feature as part of two promotions by brands engaging with young family audiences in an effort to increase the profile and participation in the sport of orienteering. 

World University Orienteering Championships Support Team Advert

Fri, 2018-05-04 00:00
We are currently seeking volunteers for the support teams that will coordinate and support Great Britain teams at the World University Orienteering Championships in 2018. These three positions will work as a team to support our athletes to deliver their best performances at these championships. 

Celebrate the 40th running of the Harvester Relays - entries now open!

Fri, 2018-05-04 00:00
The first Harvester Relays were run in 1978 in Ecclesall Woods and have been held every year since except 2001 (foot and mouth). The 40th event will be hosted by Southdowns Orienteers at Tilgate Forest near Crawley in Sussex on 23 June 2018.

Further Improvement in European Trail Orienteering TempO Final

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:00
As reported yesterday, John Kewley (Manchester and District Orienteering Club) was the only British competitor to attain the TempO Final at the European Trail Orienteering Championships in Slovakia. Having qualified in 17th place in his heat (only 18 go through), he then surpassed himself by finishi...

GB Runners run at Tio Mila 2018

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:00
Fourteen GB Elites joined their Scandinavian clubs last weekend to run in the famous Swedish Mass Relay Tio Mila, taking place at Nynäshamn, near Stockholm. The weekend comprised of 3 Relays: youth, women and open races.

British Orienteering’s Archive

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:00
British Orienteering has an archive in the Special Collections department of the Sheffield University Library, containing a large quantity of paper records of all kinds going back to the very start of orienteering in the UK.

John Kewley (MDOC) in European TempO Final

Tue, 2018-05-01 00:00
Latest news:  The TempO qualification event this morning has resulted in one GB competitor, John Kewley (Manchester and District Orienteering Club), getting through to this afternoon’s Final. This is a good achievement as only 36 go through to the Final from a total of 109 starters.

European Trail Orienteering Bronze for Great Britain

Tue, 2018-05-01 00:00
Great Britain took 3rd place in the 2018 European Trail Orienteering Championships Relay yesterday (Monday 30 April), behind clear winners Finland and the other powerhouse Sweden.

British Orienteering's Young People’s Board

Tue, 2018-05-01 00:00
Left to right: Sophie Jones, Dominic Dakin, Anna Barber, Joe Wright                   Photo credit: Rob Lines

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