British Orienteering News

EGM 2017 Booklet

The Extraordinary General Meeting of British Orienteering Federation Limited will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday 14th October 2017, venue;         The Studio, Riverside West, Whitehall Road, Leeds, LS1 4AW

Big Grant for a Small Club!

Sport England has awarded Sarum Orienteering Club a grant of £8,865 towards the costs of a project aimed at growing participation in the sport. The Sarum Greenshoots project will establish a weekly after-school junior club to give the experience of the sport to youngsters and families new to oriente...

The story of Xplorer 2013-2017

Xplorer Logo This summer has seen another busy period of Xplorer events being delivered and managed by over 120 of our local community partners.  Using a simple map, the aim is to find a number of markers that are located around the park.  At each marker, children need to identify what is pict...

British Schools Score Orienteering Championships 2017

The British Schools Score Orienteering Championships 2017, hosted by South Yorkshire Orienteers, on behalf of the British Schools Orienteering Association is to be held at Rother Valley Country Park, near Sheffield on Saturday 14th October 2017

Beat the Street has arrived!

Jennie Taylor Communications Officer caught up with Northern Ireland Orienteering Association Secretary and active Lagan Valley Orienteers member, Stephen Gilmore.    

The Peter Palmer Junior Relays: The Results

The Peter Palmer Junior Relays took place at the weekend (Saturday 9 to Sunday 10 September) in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield.  24 teams took part from 15 different orienteering clubs across the UK.  For the second year running a team from West Cumberland Orienteering Club (WCOC) - Crummock won the...

2017/18 Talent Squad Announced

British Orienteering is pleased to announce the Junior Talent Squad for 2018. The squad will operate in two tiers and you can read more about this on the GB Programme page.

4th Place for Cat Taylor and Top 20 for Chris Smithard

Great Britain had eight representatives in the sprint with three men and five women competing. In the Men's race, Chris Smithard qualified very well from his heat finishing up in 2nd place. Will Gardner (20th) and Hector Haines (27th) unfortunately did not progress. In the women's qualificat...

Record medal haul for Benham!

The final day brought another hard fought race at a highly competitive Mountain Bike Orienteering World Championships in the special terrain of Old Town Vilnius. The terrain was a mixture of hilly forest, urban, including a military tank museum and flat fast parkland finishing in the central city sq...