By Arthur Vince, member of Cornwall Orienteering Club (KERNO)
The Lockdown Orienteering Easter Championships: Friday 10 April - Monday 13 April 2020
By Chris James, North Gloucestershire Orienteering Club The original JK Event – A few memories.
The countdown to Easter is now on!
Throughout the week British Orienteering will be publishing a series of articles, news stories, snippets, maps, photographs…The idea is that we don’t forget what makes the JK so special to us by sharing memories of the event online.
By Clive Allen, Former Chairman of British Orienteering Federation Well we have to be careful here! 52 held, yes, but 54 planned - the 2001 edition, planned to be in the Forest of Dean, was cancelled because of Foot and Mouth Disease, and of course this year’s in the North-East has fallen by the wa...
Report by Peter Guillaume CompassSport Cup Coordinator
Source: Press Release issued by Welsh Government and Sport Wales Emergency funding of £400,000 for community sport in Wales has been announced by Welsh Government and Sport Wales.
Orienteering is cancelled in the UK for some time to come. That includes the JK, Britain's biggest annual orienteering competition which takes places over Easter. To help soften this blow GB Squad member Chris Smithard has created a virtual orienteering competition - The Lockdown Orienteering Ea...
Sport England has launched a new fund to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
We are in an unprecedented position where all orienteering and similar sporting activities in the UK have been suspended, whilst at the same time being encouraged to keep active.
At a time when the world of sports is of minor relevance compared to the health and wellbeing of people all around the world, the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) and the organisers of the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships (WOC) in Denmark, which were planned to be held in 7-1...
Easter is on the horizon and that usually means the JK for many of us. British Orienteering would like to express thanks and do recognise the disappointment with all of those that were involved in organising this year’s JK and all who were planning on taking a trip to the North East. Sadly with the...
Thank you for your support as we navigate these uncertain times.
Report by Sarah Mansel, Yvette Baker Trophy and Shield Coordinator The first three heats in this year’s Yvette Baker competitions have been completed. Unfortunately, the Welsh heat was to be held at the Welsh Championships event on 29 February and it had to be cancelled due to heavy rain and flood...
This British Orienteering photo competition is sponsored by Cotswold Outdoor. Celebrating Orienteering!
By Duncan Bayliss, Wrekin Orienteers Can you really do orienteering from your sofa? Well, during the current shut down of orienteering in the UK there is some good news that there is a surprising amount of orienteering fun to be had online. There are several orienteering games you can purchase suc...
Report by Pat Graham, Mar Orienteering Club UK Elite Orienteering League - Mar Orienteering Club Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March 2020 enjoyed in stunning Scotland!
Senior Squad Volunteer Support Roles – Physio/Massage Support
Press Release: Sport England Today Sport England have launched a nationwide campaign called ‘Join the Movement’.