British Orienteering and its clubs will feature as part of two promotions by brands engaging with young family audiences in an effort to increase the profile and participation in the sport of orienteering.
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.
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.
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...
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 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.
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.
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.
Left to right: Sophie Jones, Dominic Dakin, Anna Barber, Joe Wright Photo credit: Rob Lines
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...
Jennie Taylor Communications Officer caught up with Nath Fernandes volunteer website designer for the South West Orienteering Association.
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.
Entries are now open for the British Sprint and Middle Championships 2018.
Forestry Commission England invites families to take part in a forest adventure this spring and summer, working in partnership with British Orienteering.
The Peter Palmer Relays for Juniors will be held this year over the weekend of 8-9 September 2018 in Tankersley, South Yorkshire.
Athletes invited to the Summer Talent Camp and the Pre-JWOC 2019 Camp have been announced.
Bratislava, Slovakia: Friday 27 April – Friday 4 May 2018
The British Teams for the 2018 Junior World Orienteering Championships, European
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 ...
World Orienteering Day 2018 is fast approaching!