British Orienteering News

Just 10 days to go until 2018 World Orienteering Day!

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.

Middle Distance Final - Cat Taylor finishes in 5th place

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...

World University Orienteering Championships Support Team Advert

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. 

Further Improvement in European Trail Orienteering TempO Final

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...