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Sunday 20 May 2018: British Orienteering Championships - Relay race, Torphantrick
2 coaching days and 3 races! Sprint Scotland is proud to invite you to a weekend of high-quality sprint orienteering on new areas in Falkirk, Denny and Grangemouth.
Saturday 19 May - British Orienteering Championships - Long distance race, Balmoral, Scotland.
Orienteering is a great tool to get children learning and achieving both inside and outside of the classroom. There is great potential for developing orienteering for young people for example via schools or uniformed group activities with simplified and progressive activities that can take place in ...
Royal Deeside is preparing for the Royal Wedding and the influx of nearly 1,200 orienteers from across the country.
The Scottish Orienteering Association (SOA) is staging the British Orienteering Championships 2018 this weekend (Saturday 19 May to Sunday 20 May 2018) in Royal Deeside. The Long Distance Championships are being held over the Balmoral Estate with the British Relay Championships at nearby Torphantric...
The GB junior squad is heading up to the British Championships this weekend, as part of their preparations for the two main summer competitions, EYOC and JWOC, due to commence in a few weeks time.
Track to Terrain continues this week with its third session in Leigh Woods, stunning park and woodland just outside the City Centre of Bristol.
Mental Health Awareness Week 14 – 20 May 2018 British Orienteering is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week
On the final day of the European Orienteering Championships (EOC) in the Ticino, the Long-distance titles went to Olav Lundanes (No) on the men’s side and Tove Alexandersson (Sd) on the women’s side.
More than five hundred people travelled to New Beechenhurst in the Forest of Dean on Sunday 6 May for the annual Bristol Orienteering Klub (BOK) Trot which this year was part of the massive OMM (Original Mountain Marathon) Running Festival.
It was back to Tesserete for the Men’s and Women’s Relays, the penultimate races of this years European Championships.
Source: THE PUNCH. Suffolk Orienteering Club's Members Magazine
Just 10 days to go! Wednesday 23 May 2018 This year World Orienteering Day is on Wednesday 23 May and runs throughout the week. All schools, all orienteering clubs and all countries all over the world are encouraged to participate in World Orienteering Day.
The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) have produced a new ‘GO Orienteering’ leaflet for this year’s World Orienteering Day.
World Orienteering Day is fast approaching!
Tesserete provided the backdrop for the third medal race of the European Championships, hosting the Mixed Sprint Relay. This hilly town provided a different challenge to the sprint finals on Sunday, with a combination between a section of narrow alleyways in the old town on the side of the hill, and...
The rules are changing on the 25 May 2018!
The countdown is now on!
British Orienteering Championships 2018 takes place on the weekend of the Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May 2018.
Catherine Taylor took 5th place in a closely fought Middle distance final at today’s European Orienteering Championships. The Middle distance is the most technically demanding distance in orienteering, testing the athlete’s ability to navigate quickly and smoothly through the detailed terrain. Today...
Today the European Orienteering Championships moved into the forest with the middle distance qualifier.