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Athlete-Centred Coaching in Action

Tue, 2018-11-13 00:00
Six M/W15 juniors assembled in Stirling for a busy training weekend during October half-term as part of a British Orienteering learning pilot around youth retention. Lead coach Chris Smithard, a member of the British Senior Squad, welcomed the teenagers for the first of a series of three linked sess...

Southern Night Championships (UKOL) - Saturday 24 November 2018

Mon, 2018-11-12 00:00
Guildford Orienteers presents the Southern Night Championships 2018 (Level B) at Puttenham Common and Britty Wood on Saturday 24 November.

2019 Senior GB Squad Announced

Sun, 2018-11-11 00:00
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the Senior GBR Squad for 2019. The squad features 25 athletes, 15 men and 10 women, with a wide range of experience.

Now is the time to try orienteering!

Sat, 2018-11-10 00:00
Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport that exercises both the mind and the body. The aim is to navigate in sequence between control points marked on a unique orienteering map and decide the best route to complete the course in the quickest time.

British Orienteering Membership Renewals for 2019 Now Live!

Fri, 2018-11-09 00:00
Membership Renewals for 2019 are now being accepted.

Universities Orienteering Training Weekend

Fri, 2018-11-09 00:00
Last weekend 29 orienteers from Bristol, Bath, Loughborough and Durham universities travelled to Ilkley in West Yorkshire for a joint training weekend.

Sport England Active Lives Adult Survey 2018

Fri, 2018-11-09 00:00
Sport England’s Active Lives survey reveals almost 300,000 more people are active, and inactivity rates are beginning to improve.

Watch British Trail Orienteering Championships on BBC iPlayer

Fri, 2018-11-09 00:00
The Adventure Show was screened on Sunday 4 November on BBC2 Scotland, FreeSat and Sky.

Orienteering is not just for the super fit.

Wed, 2018-11-07 00:00
Orienteering is not just for the fit and super active elite athletes. The main appeal of orienteering is that it's a very family-orientated sport. 

Talent Summer Camp - Diary Report by Rachel Duckworth (DVO)

Mon, 2018-11-05 00:00
British Orienteering's Talent Squad's Training Camp was held over the summer at Blencathra Field Study Centre, Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria. 

Junior Inter Regional Orienteering Championship 2018

Sun, 2018-11-04 00:00
Report by Rachel Collins, Meadow McCauley and Hannah McMullen.

Recruitment for Chair of British Orienteering

Fri, 2018-11-02 00:00
British Orienteering Chair An exciting opportunity exists to become Chair of British Orienteering, the national governing body for orienteering in the UK, and to succeed the current Chair, Judith Holt who is standing down to at the Annual General Meeting in April 2019. Judith is handing on the role...

The Adventure Show set to show British TrailO Champs

Thu, 2018-11-01 00:00
Adventure Show coverage of the British TrailO Championships at Crathes is set to be transmitted on

Membership Renewals for 2019 Now Live!

Thu, 2018-11-01 00:00
Membership Renewals for 2019 are now being accepted.