British Orienteering News

Recruitment for Chair of British Orienteering

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...

Much Tougher Day for British Team In The Forest at JEC2018

As expected, a much tougher day for Team GB in the forest middle race today, with many of the athletes struggling to get to grips with the challenges of a green, heavily contoured forest, where the runnability was greatly reduced by both the rock coverage and the seasonal vegetation.

Only Forest Race at World Cup 4

The sole forest race of the World Cup Final Round happened today in the famous bohemian paradise terrain near Turnov. With 4.3km/3.7km courses holding a large amount of climb for the men and women respectfully and winning times of 35mins, it was clear that the terrain would hold something special. S...

Junior European Cup 2018

Today sees the final international competition of a long summer season for the GB junior squad, as the team makes its way out to Villas-Sur-Ollon, in Switzerland, for the 2018 Junior European Cup.

Scotland win the Junior Inter-Regional Championships

All the junior regional squads and coaches travelled to Derbyshire last weekend 29-30th September for the annual Junior-Inter Regional Championships.   Teams in M/W14, 16 and 18 age categories from the nine English regions, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland assembled for the Individual race on Sa...

2018/19 Talent Squad Announced

British Orienteering is pleased to announce the Junior Talent Squad for 2019. The squad will operate again in two tiers and you can read more about this on the GB Programme page.

Nordic TrailO Meeting 22nd-23rd September

Whilst the FootO athletes were busy at the Euromeeting in Denmark last weekend, just up the road, in Silkeborg, at the Nordic PreO competition, a GB team competing as guests came 7th ( & 5th nation) in the 2-day competition.