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Mother and her five children try orienteering in the Super Mover Challenge.

Wed, 2018-01-31 00:00
Can exercise transform family life for a Leicestershire mother?

Elite Athlete Winter Training Series - Interview #1: with Charlotte Ward

Mon, 2018-01-29 00:00
Winter Training and Motivation: Athlete Focus

Elite Athlete Winter Training Series of Interviews

Mon, 2018-01-29 00:00
Winter Training and Motivation: Athlete Focus

British Orienteering Championships 2018

Fri, 2018-01-26 00:00
Saturday 19 & 20 May 2018 - Long distance and Relay respectively Organisation, planning and controlling for this year’s British Orienteering Championships are progressing well. Due to other commitments on the 19 May Balmoral will play host to orienteers rather than the Royal family.

A family on BBC One Inside / Out Programme try Orienteering.

Fri, 2018-01-26 00:00
Family fitness challenge

Blencathra camp – a coach’s perspective: Tom Bray

Fri, 2018-01-26 00:00
The body of the Talent Squad’s season includes four monthly camps over the Winter to prepare for the forthcoming Spring’s selection races and the Summer’s international races Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC), European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) and the  (Junior European Cu...

New bonus Indoor-O race enjoyed at 10th anniversary Big Weekend

Thu, 2018-01-25 00:00
Edinburgh University Orienteering Club (EUOC) really knows how to host a great weekend of orienteering. The event is the club’s primary method of funding club training weekends and our vital trip to British Universities & Colleges Sport (B.U.C.S).  The events take months of preparation behind the sc...

AGM Director Nominations - Message from the Chair

Thu, 2018-01-25 00:00
This year we have three vacancies for elected directors to be voted on to the Board at the AGM. These positions are open to anyone with an orienteering background; no previous committee work is necessary. If you have knowledge of how organisations work and can step back and think strategically about...

British Orienteering 2017 Volunteer, Club and Mapping Awards - open now!

Tue, 2018-01-23 00:00
2017 Award Categories are now open for entries! There has been so much activity goes on across the UK by so many volunteers contributing countless hours to developing the sport of orienteering. It is only right that those volunteers and clubs who make orienteering happen across the country week on...

Orienteering to be aired on the BBC 1 TV Inside/Out Programme

Fri, 2018-01-19 00:00
The BBC is to air City of Birmingham Orienteering Club’s Family and Newcomers Event this Monday.

First two races of the 2018 UK Orienteering League takes place this weekend!

Thu, 2018-01-18 00:00
The 2018 UK Orienteering League kicks off early this year with the first two races this weekend in Edinburgh! 

British Orienteering 37th Annual General Meeting

Thu, 2018-01-18 00:00
The 37th British Orienteering Annual General Meeting will take place at 17:15 on Friday 30th March 2018 in the Main Gymnasium at The Ministry of Defence, Beacon Barracks, Stafford ST18 0AQ, 800M from the arena.

British Orienteering Volunteer and Club Awards

Sun, 2018-01-14 00:00
Nominations are now open! Volunteers are at the heart of our sport – let’s take this opportunity together and join in celebrating the work of our own volunteers and their incredible contributions to our sport of orienteering throughout the last year!

Teaching Orienteering Part 1

Fri, 2018-01-12 00:00
Would you like to inspire your students to get outdoors and keep fit? Then join us for a fun and informative day.

New Year...New You.

Fri, 2018-01-12 00:00
If being more active is one of your New Year's resolutions, why not try orienteering?

Heading back to University after the festive break?

Fri, 2018-01-12 00:00
Are you thinking: New Year… New Sport? Or just wanting to keep fit between studying but find running boring, try orienteering? Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport that exercises both the mind and the body. The aim is to navigate in sequence between control points marked on a uni...

Entries open for junior selection races, March-April, 2018

Tue, 2018-01-09 00:00
Entries are now open for the junior selection races for 2018. The results of these races, along with other criteria, will inform selection into the Talent Squad, invites to summer training camps and teams for the international junior competitions.

British Orienteering Mapping Awards 2017

Mon, 2018-01-08 00:00
The following awards are for maps first used in competition during 2017. To be eligible, maps should be of new areas or significant extensions/major revisions to existing maps. Submissions should state briefly the mapper involvement. Chichester Trophy Presented for the best map by an amateur mapper...

Thierry Guergiou’s career – in a special edition magazine

Sat, 2018-01-06 00:00
The legend. The superstar. The “King of Middle Distance”…

Strategic Consultation – Volunteering

Wed, 2018-01-03 00:00
Volunteers in clubs and at events are the heartbeat of the sport. Without them, the sport would not be able to function and provide so much enjoyment to thousands of people of all ages throughout the year across the country. Orienteering is in a unique position as one of few sports with such a diver...