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World Masters Orienteering Championships Copenhagen, Denmark 6 – 13 July 2018
Fiona BunnMatt Fellbaum Today's Long race at Pirto proved to be a tough challenge, both mentally and physically for the team, and it was undoubtedly a difficult day for many of the runners involved. The distances (M20: 15k & W20: 10.2k) were some of the longest ever recorded at a JWOC and ...
JWOC kicks off this morning, with the Long taking place at Pirto, around an hour from the event centre in Kecskemet. The team have spent the last three days training on the relevant areas and re-establishing their knowledge of the terrain from their previous trips.
Many congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to represent Great Britain in the Junior World Orienteering Championships which are being held in Kecskemet, Hungary, 9 - 14 July 2018.
A National event at Tankersley Wood, Sheffield.
British Sprint Championships 2018: University of Bath, Saturday 1st September 2018. British Middle Championships 2018: Stockhill, near Wells in Somerset, Sunday 2nd September 2018.
British Schools Score Championships (BSSC) 2018 13 October 2018: Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood, East Dorset
The Yvette Baker Trophy is the premier junior inter-club competition for English and Welsh Orienteering Clubs and all the qualifiying junior teams made their way in the heat to The Yvette Baker Trophy Final yesterday (Sunday 1 July 2018).
Charlie Somers-Cocks, Killian Lomas, and Andy Conn
Fantastic Result for Clare Dallimore A breakthrough result in the European Championships Middle Distance race for Clare Dallimore with Silver in Women's Elite following her 4th place in the Long yesterday.
It is unusual for orienteers to return to race in the same place every year. However, South East Lancs Orienteering Club's (SELOC's) annual double-sprint event is sufficiently different to do that and still attract a decent batch of entries despite a range of other good events around the co...
The final day of the 2018 edition of EYOC saw Team GB competing across the classes in the relay races on a highly technical area just outside Veliko Tarnovo.
Premiere Junior Inter-Club competition for English and Welsh Orienteering Clubs.
Tom Bray, Assistant Coach, writes 'Today the GB team raced in the EYOC Long race at Miikovtsi, Bulgaria. We were expecting tough continental style terrain, with large spurs and valleys, and a predominantly light green forest. The model event on Thursday had been useful preparation to understand ...
The final race of the 2017 UK Urban League was scheduled for last December at Castle Vale, Birmingham, but heavy snow and an amber weather warning forced Harlequins Orienteering Club to postpone. They chose June, combining with the Birmingham University sprints to create an attractive weekend.
The opening day of the 2018 edition of European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) in Bulgaria saw a highly technical, challenging sprint in the old medieval capital, Veliko Tarnovo, confront Team GB's runners. However one athlete, in the form of young debutant, Megan Keith, rose superbly t...
WORLD MASTERS MOUNTAIN BIKE ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Sprint W16, European Youth Orienteering Championships 2018 in Bulgaria today!
What a stark contrast yesterday with Wednesday's hilly Mass start yesterday for the Sprint event in a wooded Budapest park with very little climb but lots of fast and furious technical riding.
On a glorious midsummer night 36 teams went to battle against each other and the terrain of Tilgate Park in Crawley, West Sussex. The race started at midnight Saturday 24 June with the lighting of a cake to commemorate the 40th running of this competition. The competitors on the start line, poised w...