British Orienteering News

Today's JWOC Long Distance Results for GB team

Fiona BunnMatt Fellbaum Today's Long race at Pirto proved to be a tough challenge, both mentally and physically for the team, and it was undoubtedly a difficult day for many of the runners involved. The distances (M20: 15k & W20: 10.2k) were some of the longest ever recorded at a JWOC and ...

SELOC Sprints at the Horwich Festival of Racing

It is unusual for orienteers to return to race in the same place every year.  However, South East Lancs Orienteering Club's (SELOC's) annual double-sprint event is sufficiently different to do that and still attract a decent batch of entries despite a range of other good events around the co...

4 Top 20s in EYOC Long

Tom Bray, Assistant Coach, writes 'Today the GB team raced in the EYOC Long race at Miikovtsi, Bulgaria. We were expecting tough continental style terrain, with large spurs and valleys, and a predominantly light green forest. The model event on Thursday had been useful preparation to understand ...

A game of 2 halves

The final race of the 2017 UK Urban League was scheduled for last December at Castle Vale, Birmingham, but heavy snow and an amber weather warning forced Harlequins Orienteering Club to postpone. They chose June, combining with the Birmingham University sprints to create an attractive weekend.

GB Megan Keith (INVOC) on the podium in Gold position!

The opening day of the 2018 edition of European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) in Bulgaria saw a highly technical, challenging sprint in the old medieval capital, Veliko Tarnovo, confront Team GB's runners. However one athlete, in the form of young debutant, Megan Keith, rose superbly t...

A silver and two bronzes for GB in World Masters MTBO Championships

A silver and two bronzes for GB in the World Masters MTBO championships in Budapest in the first ever Masters Mass start race. Charlie Somers-Cocks was in silver by only one second from Monica Kolberg of Sweden in gold. Killian Lomas and Sarah Bayliss raced to bronze in M/W50 respectively. The fores...

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