Report by Ric Gamble, Development Officer and Chair of Lagan Valley Orienteers
A Virtual Orienteering Course is a set of checkpoints spread around a park or town, created for you to complete, and capture with your smartphone or GPS watch. Together with a map showing where they all are, with the right App your smartphone can magically become a brilliant orienteering device and ...
More and more people are discovering that orienteering is a fun and challenging activity that gets them exploring the great outdoors.
The Euromeeting is being held in Switzerland this weekend with the Middle distance race on Saturday 25 September followed by the Long distance race on Sunday 26 September, both races are in Alpine terrain predominantly at over 2000m altitude.
CIMSPA with Sport England have launched a new digital marketing hub providing free resources to help boost sport and physical activity.
The Orienteering Foundation are pleased to announce support for another coaching day in the Lakes this autumn on Saturday 20 November 2021. The format will be similar to previous years, this time using the wonderful Summerhouse Knott as used for the British Middles earlier this year. We are particul...
National Fitness Day encourages the nation to celebrate the fun of fitness and physical activity across the UK and will take place on Wednesday 22 September this year.
Looking for adventure and new places to explore? – Go Orienteering can help you create your own outdoor adventure
Your time, your pace, your adventure
Calling orienteers and clubs! Nominations for ‘prestigious’ coaching awards close shortly - have you nominated your coach?
Nominations for the 24th UK Coaching Awards are now open UK Coaching is encouraging the British public to nominate a coach as part of its Great Coaching Comeback campaign This is a perfect opportunity to recognise your individual and/or club orienteering coaches across the UK, especially against ...
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the teams for World Cup Round 3 in Italy (30 September – 3 October), and for Euromeeting in Switzerland (25-26 September).
Calling all Clubs, Schools and Community Youth Groups!
If you like your new adventures delivered ready-made, then you need to visit the Go Orienteering website.
Report by Martin Ward, UKOL Event Coordinator
Our new GO Orienteering website has a range of Orienteering helpful guides to inspire your next orienteering trip. Use the GO Orienteering tool to plan your new adventure and explore using different maps of Permanent and Virtual (GPS) Orienteering Courses and trails of existing routes here.
British Orienteering Championships 2021 - entries are open, with first closing date fast approaching!
Saturday 2 October 2021: British Long Distance Championships 2021 Sunday 3 October 2021: National Middle Race
Bristol Orienteering Klub (BOK) 50th Anniversary and Club Championships - entries open to everyone to join in!
London Orienteering Klub (LOK) are all set to celebrate their 50th Anniversary at their event on Hampstead Health on Sunday 5 September 2021.
Over the last 18 months, we have been working on a review of the Performance Pathway, from clubs through to the elite level, including a full stakeholder engagement. We had a very good engagement with the membership, including both the athletes and those associated with the current structure. On beh...
Fourteen months later than planned, the British Sprint Relays Championships and the British Sprint Championships finally took place in Skelmersdale in Lancashire. The weekend competition terrain was made up of complex housing with numerous cut throughs and included part of the Tawd Valley Park.
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.
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