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Tollymore Orienteers – who are they? Moire tells all in her fabulous blog post. Check it out here.
We have been made aware that inadvertently that there has been a mistake in the events that form the UK Orienteering League.
Club membership and growth data
Earlier this year, Paul Pruzina and Andrew Elwood were awarded Mary Peters Trust Funding grants.
Not long now until the British Middle Championships take place in Stockhill near Wells in Somerset!
We are delighted to showcase our wonderful sport. Check out our class video, made with the support of students from Ulster Science Shop.
The British Sprint Championships are now only three days away and the organisers are busy making the final preparations.
SROC (or Red Rose Orienteers as we market ourselves locally) have about 120 total members in total. Of those, we have 26 Juniors in 16 families plus 1 Junior without a family! (well, not in the club anyway). So juniors are 22% of our membership.
12 months since British Orienteering received confirmation of funding from Sport England I felt it was a suitable time to provide an update on what that funding is enabling us to do for orienteering.
Last week the GB Talent squad travelled to Denmark to help prepare themselves for the Junior World Orienteering Championships 2019.
Sport England have relaunched their Club Matters website, making it even easier to find and use our range of great resources.
Report by Pauline Tryner (SYO)
The shortest race of the week was awaiting the riders for the final race, with the fast and furious setting of a military base interspersed with some scrubland areas. The terrain allowed for some very fast riding, with a decent part of the course being ridden on asphalt.
The course planner had opted for a mixture of short legs through the dense path network mixed with plenty of long route choice legs, with course distances reflecting the flatter nature of the terrain with the men covering 47km whilst the women tackled a 33km course.
Transmission: BBC 2 Scotland 19th August 7 pm and on FreeSat and Sky Digital
Another hot day greeted the riders for the 3rd day’s racing in a row. There were a number of teams in contention for medals, but the results were not predicted by many.
The hottest day of the week combined with the toughest course of the week due to the number of steep slopes demanding a lot from the riders after the previous day’s exertions in the Mass Start race.
British Orienteering is delighted to announce that the White Hall Outdoor Education Centre has been accredited to their Recognised Centre scheme. The White Hall Centre has been recognised by British Orienteering the National Governing body for the sport as providing a positive first experience of or...
The World Championships reached its conclusion on Sunday with the Long Distance bringing a close to the Championships on the rain-slicked slopes underneath the Turaida Castle. Using the same arena as Thursday’s Relay, both races started far to the north, winding their way gradually across the river-...