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2017/18 Talent Squad Announced

Fri, 2017-09-08 00:00
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the Junior Talent Squad for 2018. The squad will operate in two tiers and you can read more about this on the GB Programme page.

City of Birmingham Orienteering Club set to host more Junior Events

Fri, 2017-09-08 00:00
Newcomer and Schools Events are set to be held on Saturday afternoons throughout the rest of the 2017 year and throughout 2018.

The 25th Peter Palmer Junior Team Relays takes place this weekend!

Thu, 2017-09-07 00:00
The City of Birmingham Orienteering Club in association with other West Midlands Orienteering Clubs are hosting and organising the 25th Peter Palmer Junior Team Relays set to take place this weekend (Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 September 2017) in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield near Birmingham.

4th Place for Cat Taylor and Top 20 for Chris Smithard

Fri, 2017-09-01 00:00
Great Britain had eight representatives in the sprint with three men and five women competing. In the Men's race, Chris Smithard qualified very well from his heat finishing up in 2nd place. Will Gardner (20th) and Hector Haines (27th) unfortunately did not progress. In the women's qualificat...

GB Women’s Relay team finish as 5th top nation at the World Cup

Fri, 2017-09-01 00:00
World Cup 2017 Round 3 – RELAY

Looking to progress in coaching orienteering?

Thu, 2017-08-31 00:00
UKCC Level 2 Coaching Course Two-day training course

Emily Benham achieves the best performance by a GBR Orienteer ever!

Thu, 2017-08-31 00:00
Emily Benham and Krystof Bogar have had the most individual success; Russia heads the World Championships points table; the Relay World Cup was won by the Czech Republic.

The Caddihoe UKOL 2017 Multi-day event takes place this weekend

Thu, 2017-08-31 00:00
Saturday 2 September 2017 Caddihoe Day 1 (UKOL) and South West Middle Distance Championships Sunday 3 September 2017 Caddihoe Day 2 (UKOL) and South West Long Distance Championships

Preview of this year’s British Middle Distance Championships - Sunday 1st October 2017

Tue, 2017-08-29 00:00
The British Orienteering Sprint Championships takes place on Saturday 30th September in Campbell Park, Milton Keynes and the British Orienteering Middle Distance Championships on the Sunday 1st October in Wendover Woods, Aylesbury. 

British Sprint Championships 2017 - Saturday 30th September

Tue, 2017-08-29 00:00
Jennie Taylor, Communications Officer, caught up with Peter Woods Organiser of the British Sprint Championships being held in Milton Keynes on Saturday 30 September.

Record medal haul for Benham!

Tue, 2017-08-29 00:00
The final day brought another hard fought race at a highly competitive Mountain Bike Orienteering World Championships in the special terrain of Old Town Vilnius. The terrain was a mixture of hilly forest, urban, including a military tank museum and flat fast parkland finishing in the central city sq...

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

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