British Orienteering News
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256 athletes from 27 nations will be competing in World Cup races in C?sis, Latvia this weekend. A Middle Distance, a Relay and a Sprint make up the programme.
The World Orienteering Cup / Round 3 starts today in Cesis, Latvia!
In a hard fought Mass Start race at the Mountain Bike Orienteering World Championships in Vilnius, Lithuania Emily Benham won a hard fought Gold medal.
Pre-JWOC Camp: Diary of Training
A Pre-Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC)Training Camp was held for Talent Squad members aged between 17-20-year-olds in Hungary last week from Sunday 13 August to Saturday 19 August 2017.
National Fitness Day is back for 2017 to deliver the biggest and widest reaching campaign ever! The aim is to engage with new audiences from the inactive to the already active across a range of settings from the home to the high street, the office to the gym, while also encouraging people to just p...
Jennie Taylor, Communications Officer caught up with Rachel Leathwood from Bristol Orienteering Klub who has recently been busy providing an orienteering activity at her children’s summer fair.
British Orienteering is supporting Parents in Sport Week, which takes place on Monday 2 to Sunday 8 October 2017. The week aims to showcase the valuable role parents play in facilitating young people’s enjoyment and development in their chosen sport.
Closing date fast approaching! Entries close: Sunday 3 September 2017 9 – 10 September 2017 in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield near Birmingham.
Maze O success! For a number of years now, the City of Birmingham Orienteering Club (COBOC) have put on a short orienteering course and a Maze O at the Sutton Coldfield Community Games. This was held on 8 – 9 July 2017 and children and adults have the opportunity to take part and learn about over 90...
Thanks to everyone who took part! On Saturday some of you took part in the Know London Walking challenge, navigating around London to find Legible London signs and scan as many QR codes as possible. As is to be expected in England, we had a little bit of rain, but we still had plenty of ent...
For 50 years orienteering in the United Kingdom has been developed, nurtured, promoted and led with passion and dedication by a succession of volunteer sports men and women. Between them, they have brought British Orienteers from small beginnings to the front of the world stage as well as spreading ...
The Sport and Recreation Alliance has presented Mike Hamilton Chief Executive Officer of British Orienteering, with an Emeritus Award for his long-term service to orienteering.
A very quick but none the less an important reminder that the closing date for early entries and cheaper fees for both the 2017 British Sprint and British Middle Distance Orienteering Championships is fast approaching!
Notice is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of British Orienteering will take place at The Studio, Riverside West, Whitehall Road, Leeds, LS1 4AW on Saturday, 14th October 2017 at 11:00 am.
Location: Matlock, Derbyshire
Emily Benham won the Middle distance European Championships yesterday in the forest of Ormes near Orleans. A tricky course on Les Labyrinthe, an aptly named map! Flat and fast with areas of tricky path networks.
Put your knowledge of London to the test with TfL’s walking challenge
We celebrated the 50th anniversary on the 17 June and this has gereated exciting engagement and presented some golden opportunities. Whilst the anniversary cake is now a memory to those who sampled it, the 50th film, the BBC One feature and Focus magazine remain permanent mementoes. The celebration...
Aberdeenshire is famous for cattle (Aberdeenshire Angus) but unfortunately, they need somewhere to eat, sleep and carry out bodily functions. We only discovered a few days ago that beasts were still on the Day 2 and Day 3 arena, and had marked their presence. Apologies for anyone who stood or slippe...