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Mental Health Awareness Week 14 – 20 May 2018 British Orienteering is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week
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.
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.
It was back to Tesserete for the Men’s and Women’s Relays, the penultimate races of this years European Championships.
Source: THE PUNCH. Suffolk Orienteering Club's Members Magazine
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.
The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) have produced a new ‘GO Orienteering’ leaflet for this year’s World Orienteering Day.
World Orienteering Day is fast approaching!
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 the 25 May 2018!
The countdown is now on!
British Orienteering Championships 2018 takes place on the weekend of the Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May 2018.
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...
Today the European Orienteering Championships moved into the forest with the middle distance qualifier.
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
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...
Sunday 6th May 2018
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.
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.
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.
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...