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British Sprint and Middle Championships 2018 – early entries closing soon!

Wed, 2018-06-27 00:00
Saturday 1 September 2018:  British Sprint Championships: University of Bath Sunday 2 September 2018:  British Middle Championship: Stockhill near Wells, Somerset

Mountain Biking Orienteering Competitions - 26 June - 1 July 2018

Wed, 2018-06-27 00:00

Bristol Orienteering Klub (BOK) pioneer new “Track to Terrain” programme

Tue, 2018-06-26 00:00
Bristol Orienteering Klub (BOK) has successfully organised a new programme, designed to recruit and coach adult joiners into the club. Aptly named “Track to Terrain”, it aimed to recruit and coach new adult joiners into the sport. A range of participants from the Bristol area was recruited, and give...

Who will be crowned the winners of the Yvette Baker Trophy Final 2018 ?

Mon, 2018-06-25 00:00
Sunday 1 July 2018 Premiere Junior Inter-Club competition for English and Welsh Orienteering Clubs.

UK Urban League 2017

Fri, 2018-06-22 00:00
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. And n...

Final round of the UK Relay League

Fri, 2018-06-22 00:00
The Harvester Relays are taking place next Sunday (June 24th) at Tilgate Forest in Sussex.

Morpeth Fair Weekend – British Mixed Sprint Relays and Morpeth Urban

Thu, 2018-06-21 00:00
Saturday 9th. June: British Mixed Sprint Relay - Pegswood, Morpeth, Northumberland Sunday 10th June: Urban Races - Morpeth, Northumberland

Jukola 2018 – the largest orienteering relay in the world

Mon, 2018-06-18 00:00
The international orienteering relay competitions, the 70th Jukola Relay and the 41st Venla Relay, were held in the towns of Lahti and Hollola at the weekend on 16th and 17th June 2018. The joint organising clubs were Hollolan Urheilijat -46 and Lahden Suunnistajat -37.

Lakes 5 Days 2018 – Countdown Now On!

Sun, 2018-06-17 00:00
This year sees the 7th Lakes 5 Days event taking place in the English Lake District and will incorporate five individual regional events between Sunday 29 July and Friday 3 August 2018 with one rest/activity day.

Daniel Spencer (WCOC) - Junior World Orienteering Championship Debutant!

Fri, 2018-06-15 00:00
The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2018 will be held in Kecskemet, Hungary from 8-15 July 2018. 

GBR Talent Squad Member - Training Camp Dairy #2: Emma Wilson (Clyde and Edinburgh University Orienteering Club)

Thu, 2018-06-14 00:00
Jennie Taylor Communications Officer at British Orienteering caught up with a couple of the athletes who attended the recent Balmoral Talent Training Camp.  

British Orienteering are recruiting for a new independent Director

Mon, 2018-06-11 00:00
Following a vacancy on the Board of Directors British Orienteering are recruiting a new independent Director with a portfolio including legal and governance.

GBR Talent Squad Member - Training Camp Dairy: David Bunn (TVOC)

Sat, 2018-06-09 00:00
Jennie Taylor Communications Officer at British Orienteering caught up with a couple of the athletes who attended the recent Balmoral Talent Training Camp in Scotland.   

European Youth Orienteering Championships Debutant!

Fri, 2018-06-08 00:00
Jennie Taylor Communications Officer caught up with Megan Keith from Inverness Orienteering Club (INVOC) one of our junior athletes selected to compete at the European Youth Championships for the first time. 

Coaching, a perspective from Peter Brooke

Thu, 2018-06-07 00:00
It’s National Coaching Week but what is coaching and why is it important? Whether it’s known as coaching, support, development, training or education, there are many different terms that can mean the same thing depending on your perspective. However, the outcome is often, that someone a coach has su...

World Trail Orienteering Championships Selection Announcement

Wed, 2018-06-06 00:00
The following British Trail Orienteering (Trail-O) Selections for the World Trail-O Championships (WTOC) 2018 have been made by the Selection Panel

Volunteering, what could you do?

Wed, 2018-06-06 00:00
It’s National Volunteering Week, but what is it and why is it important?

Sport and Recreation Alliance releases a new and improved Volunteer Finder

Tue, 2018-06-05 00:00
Celebrating Volunteers’ Week:  from 1-7 June 2018. The Sport and Recreation Alliance has released a new and improved Volunteer Finder to help clubs and groups find volunteers in their local area for FREE.

Volunteer Consultation – An Update

Tue, 2018-06-05 00:00
British Orienteering is supporting National Volunteer Week

Did you have a great World Orienteering Day? How did you take part?

Sat, 2018-06-02 00:00
Wednesday 23 May – Tuesday 29 May 2018