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World University Orienteering Championships Support Team Advert

Fri, 2018-05-04 00:00
We are currently seeking volunteers for the support teams that will coordinate and support Great Britain teams at the World University Orienteering Championships in 2018. These three positions will work as a team to support our athletes to deliver their best performances at these championships. 

Celebrate the 40th running of the Harvester Relays - entries now open!

Fri, 2018-05-04 00:00
The first Harvester Relays were run in 1978 in Ecclesall Woods and have been held every year since except 2001 (foot and mouth). The 40th event will be hosted by Southdowns Orienteers at Tilgate Forest near Crawley in Sussex on 23 June 2018.

Further Improvement in European Trail Orienteering TempO Final

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:00
As reported yesterday, John Kewley (Manchester and District Orienteering Club) was the only British competitor to attain the TempO Final at the European Trail Orienteering Championships in Slovakia. Having qualified in 17th place in his heat (only 18 go through), he then surpassed himself by finishi...

GB Runners run at Tio Mila 2018

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:00
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’s Archive

Wed, 2018-05-02 00:00
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.

John Kewley (MDOC) in European TempO Final

Tue, 2018-05-01 00:00
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.

European Trail Orienteering Bronze for Great Britain

Tue, 2018-05-01 00:00
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.

British Orienteering's Young People’s Board

Tue, 2018-05-01 00:00
Left to right: Sophie Jones, Dominic Dakin, Anna Barber, Joe Wright                   Photo credit: Rob Lines

News from the European Trail Orienteering Championships in Slovakia

Mon, 2018-04-30 00:00
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...

Meet Nath Fernandes, South West Orienteering Association Website Designer

Mon, 2018-04-30 00:00
Jennie Taylor Communications Officer caught up with Nath Fernandes volunteer website designer for the South West Orienteering Association. 

Every Orienteering event should have a Bouncy Castle!

Sun, 2018-04-29 00:00
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. 

British Sprint and Middle Championships 2018

Sat, 2018-04-28 00:00
Entries are now open for the British Sprint and Middle Championships 2018.

Gruffalo Orienteering is back for the spring!

Sat, 2018-04-28 00:00
Forestry Commission England invites families to take part in a forest adventure this spring and summer, working in partnership with British Orienteering.

Peter Palmer Relays Announced for 2018 with new Tio Mila sponsorship

Fri, 2018-04-27 00:00
The Peter Palmer Relays for Juniors will be held this year over the weekend of 8-9 September 2018 in Tankersley, South Yorkshire.

GBR Trail Orienteering sets off to the European Trail Orienteering Championships 2018

Thu, 2018-04-26 00:00
Bratislava, Slovakia: Friday 27 April – Friday 4 May 2018

Summer Camps: Selection Announcement

Thu, 2018-04-26 00:00
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

Thu, 2018-04-26 00:00
The British Teams for the 2018 Junior World Orienteering Championships, European

British Orienteering Championships 2018

Wed, 2018-04-25 00:00
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 ...

Less than 1 month to go until World Orienteering Day!

Tue, 2018-04-24 00:00
World Orienteering Day 2018 is fast approaching! 

Northern Championships Weekend – the results are in!

Mon, 2018-04-23 00:00
Saturday 21 April and Sunday 22 April 2018