Over the weekend, there were two days of International Competition at the second round of the Orienteering World Cup, in Sweden.
The Middle distance will take place tomorrow (14 August) at Gränjåsen, situated north-east of Idrefjäll. Most of the competition area is inside a nature reserve. Mainly sub-alpine forest with old-grown threes and very few ‘green’-areas (areas with lower runability and visibility). Some areas are ve...
Thursday hosted the first race of the Swedish World Cup, a very demanding and challenging Long distance race with Great Britain fielding 12 runners and Ben Mitchell and Laura King making their World Cup debut.
British Orienteering are proudly supporting the #RediscoverSummer campaign, encouraging people to safely rediscover the range of sporting activities and events the summer has to offer.
Today will see the start of the second World Cup event of the year, the first which was held in Switzerland alongside the European Orienteering Championships. Idrefjäll, Sweden is hosting the event and the Long distance event will be the first on the programme taking place by lake Burusjön, situate...
British Orienteering's first Safeguarding Forum was successfully held last month.
A 14-athlete strong team will be heading to, Idrefjäll, Sweden to compete in the second World Cup after an impressive start to the international season which returned this year.
JWOC is due to take place in the Metropolitan Municipality of Kocaeli, Turkey between 4 and 11 September 2021.
Report by Colin Matheson, Assistant Coordinator, Scottish 6 Days, Lochaber 2021
British Orienteering has gathered together a wide range of free downloadable resources and activities to help keep the children entertained throughout the summer holidays at home, in the garden or in your local park or other green spaces.
Check out our Go Orienteering website to find out everything you need to know to start your own orienteering adventure.
Free digital marketing training is being made available to the sport and physical activity sector as Sport England look to encourage more people to play sport and be active.
After a delayed start to the season, the UK Orienteering League is well underway. The first two races were at the British Middle Distance Championships / Northern Championships weekend in the Lake District in June. These have been followed by races held as part of the Scottish 6-Days event in Fort W...
The first three days of the Scottish 6 Days Orienteering in and around Lochaber have been a resounding success. The organisers were faced with difficult choices in the staging of this event - two 3-Day events and restricting numbers to 1,000 a day being the eventual decision. Better than the other l...
Orienteering is an outdoor sport that involves participants following a course marked on a map and finding their way to a series of checkpoints. It is up to participants to decide which way to go, which is all part of the fun and sets it apart from just a walk or run.
The countdown is on!
Report by Richard Tiley, Lakeland Orienteering Club (LOC)
Following a thorough review of all the available information regarding the European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC), it has been decided by the Board of Directors that British Orienteering will not be sending a British team to Lithuania in August.
The 23rd Scottish 6 Days Orienteering event will be held in Lochaber between the 1st and 7th August 2021. Lochaber is a scenic area in the Scottish Highlands, including Fort William, the outdoor capital of Scotland and Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK.
Saturday 2 October & Sunday 3 October 2021 Bristol Orienteering Klubb, in conjunction with Devon Orienteering Club welcome you to the South West of England in October 2021 for what they hope will be a memorable albeit complex weekend of orienteering on the sand dunes of Braunton Burrows.