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British Middle Championships - Lost Property

Wed, 2018-09-05 00:00
A number of items were left behind at the British Middle Championships on Sunday (2nd September) 

British Sprint and Middle Championships 2018 Roundup

Tue, 2018-09-04 00:00
The British Sprint and Middle Distance Championships held this weekend at the University of Bath and Stockhill near Wells in Somerset, provided the perfect start to the action packed new season of orienteering.

Orienteering – the Champion Sport for Families – by Moire O’Sullivan

Tue, 2018-09-04 00:00
Tollymore Orienteers – who are they?  Moire tells all in her fabulous blog post.  Check it out here.

UK Orienteering League - Listing Error

Mon, 2018-09-03 00:00
We have been made aware that inadvertently that there has been a mistake in the events that form the UK Orienteering League.

Club Junior Development - Mar Orienteering Club

Mon, 2018-09-03 00:00
Club membership and growth data

Athlete Funding Success for two Aspiring Northern Ireland Athletes

Sat, 2018-09-01 00:00
Earlier this year, Paul Pruzina and Andrew Elwood were awarded Mary Peters Trust Funding grants.

British Middle Championships - A word from the planner

Thu, 2018-08-30 00:00
Not long now until the British Middle Championships take place in Stockhill near Wells in Somerset!

So THAT’S what you get up to! Orienteering in Northern Ireland

Wed, 2018-08-29 00:00
We are delighted to showcase our wonderful sport. Check out our class video, made with the support of students from Ulster Science Shop.

British Sprint Championships - A word from the planner

Wed, 2018-08-29 00:00
The British Sprint Championships are now only three days away and the organisers are busy making the final preparations.

Club Junior Development - South Ribble Orienteering Club

Tue, 2018-08-28 00:00
SROC (or Red Rose Orienteers as we market ourselves locally) have about 120 total members in total. Of those, we have 26 Juniors in 16 families plus 1 Junior without a family! (well, not in the club anyway).  So juniors are 22% of our membership.

Development Update by Craig Anthony, Head of Development

Fri, 2018-08-24 00:00
12 months since British Orienteering received confirmation of funding from Sport England I felt it was a suitable time to provide an update on what that funding is enabling us to do for orienteering. 

Talent Squad's Pre-JWOC Tour

Thu, 2018-08-23 00:00
Last week the GB Talent squad travelled to Denmark to help prepare themselves for the Junior World Orienteering Championships 2019.

Check out the new Club Matters website

Wed, 2018-08-22 00:00
Sport England have relaunched their Club Matters website, making it even easier to find and use our range of great resources.

Club Junior Development - South Yorkshire Orienteers

Mon, 2018-08-20 00:00
Report by Pauline Tryner (SYO) 

WMTBOC 2018 Sprint - Sunday 12th August

Thu, 2018-08-16 00:00
The shortest race of the week was awaiting the riders for the final race, with the fast and furious setting of a military base interspersed with some scrubland areas. The terrain allowed for some very fast riding, with a decent part of the course being ridden on asphalt.

WMTBOC 2018 Long - Saturday 11th August 2018

Thu, 2018-08-16 00:00
The course planner had opted for a mixture of short legs through the dense path network mixed with plenty of long route choice legs, with course distances reflecting the flatter nature of the terrain with the men covering 47km whilst the women tackled a 33km course.

British Orienteering Championships at Balmoral to feature on BBC Adventure Show

Wed, 2018-08-15 00:00
Transmission: BBC 2 Scotland 19th August 7 pm and on FreeSat and Sky Digital

WMTBOC 2018 Relay - Thursday 9th August

Wed, 2018-08-15 00:00
Another hot day greeted the riders for the 3rd day’s racing in a row. There were a number of teams in contention for medals, but the results were not predicted by many.

WMTBOC 2018 Middle - Wednesday 8th August

Wed, 2018-08-15 00:00
The hottest day of the week combined with the toughest course of the week due to the number of steep slopes demanding a lot from the riders after the previous day’s exertions in the Mass Start race.