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The British Army takes part in World Orienteering Day 2017!

Thu, 2017-05-25 00:00
Yesterday saw only the second ever World Orienteering Day with thousands of participants taking part in different events and activities throughout the UK. 

Bronze! In the World Cup Mixed Sprint Relay

Wed, 2017-05-24 00:00
Congratulations to Cat Taylor, Peter Hodkinson, Ralph street and Tessa strain who have finished 3rd in the Mixed Sprint Relay in Turku, Finland! A fantastic achievement!

The National Office joins in with World Orienteering Day!

Wed, 2017-05-24 00:00
The British Orienteering National Office made the most of the glorious World Orienteering Day weatherand ran a fun Xplorer event around the grounds of the Head Office at Scholes Mill in Tansley, near Matlock in their lunch hour today.

World Orienteering Day is Today!

Wed, 2017-05-24 00:00
Wednesday 24 May 2017

Great Britain has two strong teams taking part in the World Cup Sprint Relay tonight in Finland.

Wed, 2017-05-24 00:00
Timed to coincide with World Orienteering Day, the relay will take place in the heart of the Finnish city of Turku. With around 30 teams competing, the racing will be fast, furious and exciting. You can follow all the action here.

British Teams announced for WOC 2017 and remaining major senior international races of 2017

Tue, 2017-05-16 00:00
We are pleased to announce selections for the remaining major senior international races of 2017

World Orienteering Day

Wed, 2017-05-10 00:00
Just 2 weeks to go!

The British Teams for the 2017 Junior World Orienteering Championships, European Youth Championships and Junior European Cup have been announced

Tue, 2017-05-09 00:00
Many congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to represent Great Britain in the 2017 Junior World Orienteering Championships which are being held in Tampere, Finland, 10th - 15th July 2017:

The 2017 British Long Championships were hosted by the North West Orienteering Association on the fells and woodland around High Dam in the Lake District.

Mon, 2017-05-08 00:00
The area has had little in the month leading up to the event providing prisitne underfoot running conditions, whilst the day itself was cool with a light breeze.

The New British Orienteering Website is Now Live!

Tue, 2017-05-02 00:00
As many of you will have noticed, the new quicker, cleaner and easier to navigate website is now live.

World Masters Long Distance medals for Brits

Sun, 2017-04-30 00:00
Three Brits won medals at the World Masters Final in New Zealand yesterday.

THE ROUTE held its final event at Cannock Chase

Fri, 2017-04-28 00:00
Outdoor enthusiasts flocked to Cannock Chase last weekend to enjoy the final event of three ROUTE events.

World Schools Championships 2017

Fri, 2017-04-28 00:00
The final race in the 2017 World Schools Orienteering Championships took place at Ficuzza, near Palermo in Sicily, on Thursday with medal winning performances from both the English and Scottish teams.

World Orienteering Day – now less than 30 days to go!

Tue, 2017-04-25 00:00
Wednesday 24 May 2017
Be part of something bigger!
What group orienteering activity are you going to be doing on 24 May?

World Schools Championships 2017

Tue, 2017-04-25 00:00
The 2017 World Schools Orienteering Championships is taking place in in Palermo, Sicily, from the 22nd to 28th April.

World Orienteering Selection Announcement

Thu, 2017-04-20 00:00
Three athletes have gained early selection to the British Team for the 2017 World Orienteering Championships

Selections for World Cup Round 1 Announced

Thu, 2017-04-20 00:00
Selections for the British Team for the 2017 World Cup Round 1 have been announced

AGM Minutes

Thu, 2017-04-20 00:00
The Minutes from the 2017 British Orienteering AGM are now available

Thousands of orienteers navigated their way to the South East to take part in the 50th JK.

Wed, 2017-04-19 00:00
Another fantastic Easter weekend of orienteering to remember!