British Orienteering News
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Fourteen GB Elites joined their Scandinavian clubs last weekend to run in the famous Swedish Mass Relay Tio Mila, taking place at Nynäshamn, near Stockholm. The weekend comprised of 3 Relays: youth, women and open races.
British Orienteering has an archive in the Special Collections department of the Sheffield University Library, containing a large quantity of paper records of all kinds going back to the very start of orienteering in the UK.
Latest news: The TempO qualification event this morning has resulted in one GB competitor, John Kewley (Manchester and District Orienteering Club), getting through to this afternoon’s Final. This is a good achievement as only 36 go through to the Final from a total of 109 starters.
Great Britain took 3rd place in the 2018 European Trail Orienteering Championships Relay yesterday (Monday 30 April), behind clear winners Finland and the other powerhouse Sweden.
Left to right: Sophie Jones, Dominic Dakin, Anna Barber, Joe Wright Photo credit: Rob Lines
The first event of the European Trail Orienteering Championships in Slovakia is now complete. Over two very different competitions, Antti Rusanen (FIN) reigned supreme, winning both Pre-O (Precision Orienteering) days with a faultless performance. Kreso Kerestes (SLO) only made mistakes in the Timed...
Jennie Taylor Communications Officer caught up with Nath Fernandes volunteer website designer for the South West Orienteering Association.
Fermanagh Orienteers in Northern Ireland are delighted to share the early successes of their partnership with Swanlinbar Development Association and their “Finding Our Way” project.
Entries are now open for the British Sprint and Middle Championships 2018.
Forestry Commission England invites families to take part in a forest adventure this spring and summer, working in partnership with British Orienteering.
The Peter Palmer Relays for Juniors will be held this year over the weekend of 8-9 September 2018 in Tankersley, South Yorkshire.
Bratislava, Slovakia: Friday 27 April – Friday 4 May 2018
Athletes invited to the Summer Talent Camp and the Pre-JWOC 2019 Camp have been announced.
Junior selections for World Orienteering Championships, European Youth Championships and Junior European Cup announced
The British Teams for the 2018 Junior World Orienteering Championships, European
British Orienteering Championships 2018 is one of three major events taking place on the weekend of the Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May 2018. In a double bill for the Royal Family, Harry and Meghan are getting married and the Long Distance Championships are taking place at Balmoral. The FA Cup Final ...
World Orienteering Day 2018 is fast approaching!
Saturday 21 April and Sunday 22 April 2018
Love spending time outdoors? Activities like camping, hiking, golfing, and gardening? You could be at risk of contracting Lyme disease.
Northern Championships Weekend - this weekend! Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April 2018
British Orienteering today publishes "Every Junior Matters", a strategy to attract and retain more young people in orienteering.