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Coaching in action with Lagan Valley Orienteers

Fri, 2019-03-01 00:00
There are so many positive stories around coaching, one great example comes from Lagan Valley Orienteers in Northern Ireland which was recently described by one of their members as “thorough and ridiculously inventive”. 

Get Up To Speed: Orienteering Skills Videos - Part Two

Fri, 2019-03-01 00:00
Get Up To Speed: Orienteering Skills Videos produced by South London Orienteers

Interview with Will Harrison new Chair of Suffolk Orienteering Club

Thu, 2019-02-28 00:00
Tim Herod, Development Officer, speaks with Will Harrison on his new role of Chair of Suffolk Orienteering Club.

Orienteering this week in Northern Ireland

Tue, 2019-02-26 00:00
On Saturday at the weekend (9 February) three orienteering clubs in Northern Ireland; North West Orienteering Club, Fermanagh Orienteers and Lagan Valley Orienteers together with two hubs; Orchard County Orienteers and Tollymore Orienteers were each presented with defibrillators through the ‘Defibri...

Reminder of Key Dates over the next week!

Fri, 2019-02-22 00:00
Here is a reminder and overview of key orienteering dates of events and deadlines happening over the next week.

2019 UK Orienteering League kicks off with the British Night Champs!

Fri, 2019-02-22 00:00
Orienteers are getting ready to navigate their way to the 2019 British Night Championships in Aberdeenshire this weekend – Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February.

British Orienteering Annual Awards - The Countdown Continues!

Fri, 2019-02-22 00:00
There are thousands of people who are committed to the development and delivery of orienteering within the UK each year.

First webinar of 2019 almost here

Thu, 2019-02-21 00:00
It’s only a week to go before the first live webinar of 2019 goes live.

Did you know that there are permanent orienteering courses across the UK?

Thu, 2019-02-21 00:00
Permanent Orienteering Courses are a great way to get outside and go orienteering at a time and place that suits you. 

Sprint Performance Coach Consultant Advert

Wed, 2019-02-20 00:00
In 2022, Edinburgh will host the Sprint Orienteering World Championships and British Orienteering believes this presents an exceptional opportunity to win World Championship medals and raise the profile of orienteering in the UK. In support of this objective British Orienteering has allocated additi...

Closing date for Annual Volunteer and Mapping Awards - is just 4 days away!

Wed, 2019-02-20 00:00

Looking to try a new sports activity over the half-term holidays?

Tue, 2019-02-19 00:00

JK2019 Announced in Athletics Weekly today!

Mon, 2019-02-18 00:00
Read their full article here.

Come rain or shine – be outdoors this half-term with Xplorer!

Sat, 2019-02-16 00:00
Xplorer is a family-friendly fun navigation challenge that is educational and gives children a sense of adventure as they explore the park to find the markers.

BBC Breakfast’s Mike Bushell tries out orienteering!

Fri, 2019-02-15 00:00
BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell tries out orienteering, where you find your way from one point to another using only a map, a compass and your brain, with the winner being the person who reaches the end first. Watch how he got on here.

JK 2019 Key Date Fast Approaching!

Fri, 2019-02-15 00:00
A reminder about the JK International Festival of Orienteering being held in Southern England this Easter.  Prices rise on Sunday 24th February, just a few days away.  If you have not yet entered, now is the time to do so.

With February half-term coming…

Fri, 2019-02-15 00:00
British Orienteering has many activities to keep you and your family entertained.  More and more people are discovering that orienteering is a fun and challenging activity that gets them exploring the great outdoors. They are gaining new skills in finding their way in unknown terrain and crossing ...

World Orienteering Day 2019 - Latest Newsletter

Thu, 2019-02-14 00:00
How did Great Britain work with WOD 2018?