Birstonas, Lithuania 10 July 2017 - 15 July 2017
Martin Ward, an elected director, stood down at the AGM back in April after completing his third year of his third term. Martin’s commitment to the Board over the past nine years including his time as Chair was recognised by Judith Holt, Chair of British Orienteering today.
The World Orienteering Championships continue tomorrow with the Long distance race taking place from 11:00 – 17:00 (British Summer Time: 9:00 – 15:00) tomorrow (Tuesday 4 July 2017).
WOC Sprint: Alm and Hubmann took the golds
So near yet so far for the GB Team in the Mixed Sprint Relay at the World Orienteering Championships. The four Great Britain athletes put their all into the race but could not quite hold on to a medal position, ending up in 6th place behind winners Sweden.
Returning to the same area as the previous day’s Long, Team GB were greeted by a radical change in the weather, with warm sunshine replacing the rain. The dry conditions and the prospect of fast head-to-head relay racing would make for exciting spectating on this forested hill, close to Banska Bystr...
Today's sprint race saw runners starting in Tartu Town Square before a long uphill run to get to the University, set in wooded parkland.
Today's Long race at the 2017 edition of EYOC saw a complete reversal of the conditions confronting the GB team, with heavy overnight rain replacing the bright sunshine and heat of the previous day. The rain continued throughout the morning, making conditions underfoot very heavy and added signi...
Kris Jones was delighted with his strong performance in the sprint qualifier. However, due to a lingering calf injury, we have to face up to the fact that Kris is not quite ready to race three hard races in three days. It has therefore been decided to withdraw him from the Sprint Final tomorrow so t...
Today was the first race of this year’s edition of EYOC. Based in Banská Bystrica, in central Slovakia, the team had an early start to catch the bus to the sprint area in Banksá Štiavnica, a UNESOC world heritage centre around an hour away.
The Sprint Final will be held in the centre of the University town Tartu. The terrain is a mix of old town and modern parts of the town with mostly paved ground and a hilly park with soft ground and numerous paths.
The GB Team got off to a perfect start at the World Orienteering Championships in Tartu, Estonia with all 6 runners qualifying for tomorrow's Sprint Final.
The highlight of the orienteering calendar is here: the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships! Of course, the best place to follow the all the action is at LIVE Orienteering.com
Estonian Orienteering Federation is pleased to welcome everybody to be a part of the largest and most prominent orienteering event in the history of Estonian orienteering, the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2017.
Below is British Orienteering’s official response to the Running Free consultation on preserving the free use of public parks. Details of the consultation are available here and we encourage any interested parties to submit a response by the 5th July deadline to email@example.com...
Thursday 29 June – Sunday 2 July 2017 Slovakia, Banská Bystrica
GB elite athletes all set ready to go to Middle distance and the Relay races!
The World Orienteering Championships will continue next week with the Long distance race taking place from 11:00 – 17:00 on Tuesday 4 July 2017.