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Emily Wins Gold and World Cup Series again!

Tue, 2017-08-29 00:00
In another hard fought race at the Mountain Bike Orienteering World Championships in Vilnius, Lithuania Emily Benham won a hard fought Gold medal in the Long Distance race.

Chief Executive Vacancy

Fri, 2017-08-25 00:00
Location: Matlock, Derbyshire

Are you interested in orienteering, but don’t know enough about the sport or do you just need a bit of inspiration?

Fri, 2017-08-25 00:00
We hope this set of Frequently Asked Questions which will help you find out more about orienteering and encourage you and your friends and family to take part in a local orienteering activity or event.

Three generations enjoy Scottish 6-Days again!

Fri, 2017-08-25 00:00
THREE GENERATIONS ENJOY SCOTTISH 6-DAYS AGAIN THIS YEAR!

GB athletes set to take on the Middle distance today at the World Cup

Fri, 2017-08-25 00:00
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.

GB team set to compete in the World Orienteering Cup / Round 3

Thu, 2017-08-24 00:00
The World Orienteering Cup / Round 3 starts today in Cesis, Latvia!

Third World Gold Medal for Emily Benham!

Tue, 2017-08-22 00:00
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 Training Camp: Diaries of training continued...

Tue, 2017-08-22 00:00
Pre-JWOC Camp: Diary of Training

Pre-JWOC Training Camp: Diaries of training

Tue, 2017-08-22 00:00
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 – Wednesday 27 September!

Mon, 2017-08-21 00:00
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...

Summer Fair Orienteering!

Thu, 2017-08-17 00:00
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 are supporting Parents in Sport Week 2017

Wed, 2017-08-16 00:00
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.

Peter Palmer Junior Team Relays 2017

Wed, 2017-08-16 00:00
Closing date fast approaching!  Entries close:  Sunday 3 September 2017 9 – 10 September 2017 in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield near Birmingham.

City of Birmingham Orienteering Club hosting many Junior Events

Tue, 2017-08-15 00:00
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...

Know London Walking: The results

Thu, 2017-08-10 00:00
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...

Chris James presented with British Orienteering 50th Anniversary Award

Thu, 2017-08-10 00:00
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 ...

Sport and Recreation Alliance presents Emeritus Award to Mike Hamilton

Thu, 2017-08-10 00:00
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.

British Sprint and Middle Championships 2017 – early entries closing!

Tue, 2017-08-08 00:00
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!  

Association and Club Conference and EGM

Mon, 2017-08-07 00:00
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.

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