British Orienteering News

World University Championships Mixed Sprint Relay Preview

This week sees the 21st World University Orienteering Championships take place in Kuortane, Finland. Located inland to the North-West Finnish coastal town of Vaasa, Kuortane features relatively flat terrain, based around subtle contour details, open rock and point features such as knolls and boulder...

Saturday Was A Remarkable Relay Day for Team GB at JWOC

The JWOC Relays in Tazlar today were the final races of the JWOC 2018 programme and Team GB bounced back in style from their disappointments in the middle, as the Women's 1st team recorded the best result by a female British trio in the discipline and the Men's 1st team put down the third be...

One of the most testing JWOC Middle Finals today

Team GB went into today's Middle Final at Bocsa knowing that the race would be one of the most demanding in JWOC history. The planner, as expected, had saved the trickiest elements of the area for the runners in the final and he created courses that were unremitting in their technicality and int...

Today's JWOC Long Distance Results for GB team

Fiona BunnMatt Fellbaum Today's Long race at Pirto proved to be a tough challenge, both mentally and physically for the team, and it was undoubtedly a difficult day for many of the runners involved. The distances (M20: 15k & W20: 10.2k) were some of the longest ever recorded at a JWOC and ...

Liverpool Big Weekend kicks off on 6-7 October 2018

You now have an extra reason to come to the UK Orienteering League Liverpool Big Weekend on 6-7 October. In addition to Formby Sand Dunes on Saturday 6 October (entry limit 500) and UK Urban League sprints around the University area on Sunday 7 October, there is a major event, finally announced, for...

SELOC Sprints at the Horwich Festival of Racing

It is unusual for orienteers to return to race in the same place every year.  However, South East Lancs Orienteering Club's (SELOC's) annual double-sprint event is sufficiently different to do that and still attract a decent batch of entries despite a range of other good events around the co...

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