News from British Orienteering

Jukola 2018 – the largest orienteering relay in the world

The international orienteering relay competitions, the 70th Jukola Relay and the 41st Venla Relay, were held in the towns of Lahti and Hollola at the weekend on 16th and 17th June 2018. The joint organising clubs were Hollolan Urheilijat -46 and Lahden Suunnistajat -37.

Lakes 5 Days 2018 – Countdown Now On!

This year sees the 7th Lakes 5 Days event taking place in the English Lake District and will incorporate five individual regional events between Sunday 29 July and Friday 3 August 2018 with one rest/activity day.

European Youth Orienteering Championships Debutant!

Jennie Taylor Communications Officer caught up with Megan Keith from Inverness Orienteering Club (INVOC) one of our junior athletes selected to compete at the European Youth Championships for the first time. 

Coaching, a perspective from Peter Brooke

It’s National Coaching Week but what is coaching and why is it important? Whether it’s known as coaching, support, development, training or education, there are many different terms that can mean the same thing depending on your perspective. However, the outcome is often, that someone a coach has su...

Triple Tamar 2018

Tamar Triple 2018 - 3 fantastic days of orienteering! Bank Holiday Weekend 26 - 28 May 2018 Many orienteers navigated their way down to the south-west this Bank Holiday weekend.

A Big Orienteering Thank You!

National Volunteer Week launches today (1 June 2018) and British Orienteering wishes to extend its gratitude to everyone involved in clubs and delivering events, across the country, who’s efforts every week ensure that the sport continues to be enjoyed by thousands of people. 

The Scottish Orienteering Championships 2018 (UKOL) - Long distance event

The Scottish Orienteering Championships 2018 including a UKOL event were held over Achagour & Dulsie, just southwest of Darnaway but very different in character. Parts of Achagour were first used by M/W21E at the Scottish 6 Days in 2013 (Day 6), and again at Highland 2015 (Day 1). The map was revise...

Selection Announcements: Euromeeting, Denmark

Euromeeting  21st - 23rd September 2018 in The Triangle Region, Denmark  Euromeeting presents a great opportunity for a number of athletes to gain international experience. The team is a mixture of younger athletes making the transition to senior competition accompanied by some more experience...

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