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This year’s Southern Night Championships took place at Penn and Common Woods, just north of Beaconsfield. The event was part of the two day Chilterns Night & Day, being put on by Thames Valley Orienteering Club.
Bristol Orienteering Klub member, Helen Hanstock competed in the Viken Indoor Competition, held in a school in Sandviken, 100km North of Stockholm. Yes, indoor orienteering!
Between the ages of 12 and 18, we lose approximately half of our junior orienteers. There is a significant drop off from the age of 14. Whilst a level of drop-off is to be expected in any sport during this turbulent time in young people’s lives this rapid decline is something we can’t ignore.
Four events over the weekend of Friday 19 January – Sunday 21 January 2018.
The highlight of the East Midland's calendar is the Championships at Bretton Clough and Eyam Moor on Sunday 10 December 2017.
Make 2017 the Biggest Thank You ever! It’s been another sensational year for sport in the UK. And, as ever, behind every triumph and trophy, every point and personal best, have been an army of dedicated sports volunteers.
The Sport and Recreation Alliance is inviting you to take part in the 2017 Sports Club Survey.
Have you seen the latest UK Coaching and Sport England short animation and supporting guidance that will help you understand the journey young people take to becoming active?
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the Senior GBR Squad for 2018. This year sees a significant shift in the senior set up with a single squad supported by volunteer Senior Squad Manager Ed Nicholas. The squad features 24 athletes, 14 men and 10 women, with a wide range of experience.
After understanding the journey young people go on towards getting active, coaches can include a variety of strategies to help them make positive change their behaviour.
A fantastic example of partnership working demonstrated by the Potteries Orienteering Club as families are encouraged to search for posts around Hanley's Central Forest Park.
UK Coaching and Sport England have created a new animation to assist youth coaches in understanding and help young people positively change their sporting and physical activity behaviours. Starting a new sport of physical activity or changing from inactive behaviour requires young people to go on ...
British Orienteering is delighted to announce that Hill End Centre has been accredited to their Recognised Centre scheme.
This weekend Bristol Orienteering Klub hosted the British Schools Orienteering Championships in the Forest of Dean.
Who do you think deserves recognition for their contributions and great work in our sport?
November 6 marks the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest, a historic document that gave common people the right of access to royal forests. This can be seen as the first step in a campaign spanning centuries, seeking the legal guarantee of freedom for people to access our beautiful landsc...
Continuing to celebrate 50 years of British Orienteering - and looking back to the support and commitment of all our volunteers
The East Anglia Orienteering Association was set up in 1971 by Richard Raynsford, with the individual clubs of Norfolk Orienteering Club, Suffolk Orienteering Club and West Anglian Orienteering Club developing over the following twelve months. Two Suffolk Orienteering Club members, John and June Web...
This scheme has been successfully designed by British Orienteering to support outdoor education centres to deliver a positive first experience of orienteering to their customers. As part of British Orienteering’s commitment to supporting the outdoor industry, carefully selected advisors work in part...
The winners of each age class are:
It’s been another great competitive year of orienteering with orienteering clubs competing in 20 UK Orienteering League events across the UK. The Club League was another close contest this year.