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Five GB athletes successfully qualified today for Middle Distance Final

British Orienteering News - Tue, 13/08/2019 - 00:00
In today's Middle Distance Qualification Great Britain qualified 5 out of 6 athletes to Friday's Middle Distance Final. Jo Shepherd (5th); Cat Taylor (7th); Megan Carter Davies (10th); Ralph Street (6th) and Peter Hodkinson (9th) all qualified. Unfortunately Matt Speake (17th) missed out.
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WOC 2019: The Middle distance Qualification has started!

British Orienteering News - Tue, 13/08/2019 - 00:00
Today (13 August) we will find who will take part in the middle distance final later this week. The Middle distance qualification will take place at Knatterudfjellet, situated between Sarpsborg and Rakkestad, 16 km from the Event Centre in Sarpsborg. GB Team Start Lists (UK time):
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World Orienteering Championships Middle Distance Qualifier

British Orienteering News - Tue, 13/08/2019 - 00:00
Good luck to the GB athletes competing in the Middle Distance Qualifications today in Knatterudfjellet, Sarpsborg.  Those who do qualify will go on to compete in the Middle Distance event this Friday 16th August 2019.
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World Orienteering Championships moves into new era

British Orienteering News - Mon, 12/08/2019 - 00:00
The days of the ‘all-in’ World Championships (WOC) are over, and the first in the new ‘forest WOC’ format starts on Tuesday in Norway. Athletes from 48 nations will take part in Middle, Long and Relay races at Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2019.
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World Orienteering Championships 2019 starts tomorrow

British Orienteering News - Sun, 11/08/2019 - 00:00
Good luck to all the GB athletes competing in the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2019.
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The World Orienteering Championships Only Now Days Away!

British Orienteering News - Fri, 09/08/2019 - 00:00
Congratulations to all nine athletes selected for the Great Britain Team who will be competing at the 2019 World Orienteering Championships in Norway next week (12 - 17 August 2019). 
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Follow the World Orienteering Championships 2019 next week live!

British Orienteering News - Fri, 09/08/2019 - 00:00
We are close to the start of the World Championships 2019!  
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Wolvey C of E Primary School in Hinckley Continue to Enjoy Orienteering!

British Orienteering News - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:00
Three years ago... Teacher Zoe Hawkins at Wolvey C of E Primary School in Hinckley took her class out for the first time orienteering at Fosse Meadows in 2016 after downloading a permanent orienteering course from the British Orienteering website. 
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Permanent Orienteering Courses usage from a “Primary School Perspective”

British Orienteering News - Wed, 07/08/2019 - 00:00
Initially looking on the British Orienteering website for an activity for her Year 6 class to take part in after finishing their SATs tests Zoe downloaded a map for a permanent orienteering course at Fosse Meadows.
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SCOA League 2019/20 Events

SCOA News - Tue, 06/08/2019 - 23:52

SCOL events for the next season are now listed. Please note that 2 of these events, SCOL2 and SCOL5, take place on the Saturday rather than the Sunday, also that the SARUM event is now planned for Sidbury Hill, not Collingbourne as originally advised.

 

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Orienteering Foundation Coaching Day

British Orienteering News - Tue, 06/08/2019 - 00:00
The Orienteering Foundation will be holding another Lakes Coaching Day at Haverthwaite Heights on Saturday 23 November 2019.
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Get into Orienteering! Why not try a new sport?

British Orienteering News - Tue, 06/08/2019 - 00:00
More and more people are discovering that orienteering is a fun and challenging activity that gets them exploring the great outdoors. They are gaining new skills in finding their way in unknown terrain and crossing rough and sometimes hilly ground. You are always discovering somewhere new! It's ...
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GB's Most Successful World Mountain Bike Orienteering Champs ever!

British Orienteering News - Mon, 05/08/2019 - 00:00
With an unprecedented four individual GOLD's for Emily Benham-Kvale and a bronze and 6th for Clare Dallimore, coupled with a fifth in the Women's Relay, this was Britain's best ever World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships.
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Scottish 6 Days: Day 6 - Final Day Report

British Orienteering News - Mon, 05/08/2019 - 00:00
Grandtully has previously been connected with canoeing the rapids but there was a new type of downhill race with the final day of Strathearn 2019 in close proximity to the river. For yet another day the weather held out and the Middle Distance race was a fantastic finale to what has been a hugely su...
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Best ever place for GB Women's MTBO Relay Team

British Orienteering News - Mon, 05/08/2019 - 00:00
The GB Women's MTBO relay team of Jo Pickering, Clare Dallimore, and Emily Benham-Kvale rode to their best ever position of 5th place in Viborg on Saturday at the World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships 2019.
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Fourth GOLD for Emily Benham Kvåle at WMTBOC2019 in Mass-Start

British Orienteering News - Mon, 05/08/2019 - 00:00
Fourth GOLD for Emily Benham Kvåle were the highlights of the Mass Start on Friday at the World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships 2019 in Denmark.  In a tightly contested Mass Start today Emily Benham-Kvale fought hard to her fourth World Champs Gold in four races in Viborg. A very exciting f...
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Scottish 6 Days Overview of Day 5 - Craig a Barns

British Orienteering News - Mon, 05/08/2019 - 00:00
Craig a Barns was the birthplace of Scottish orienteering and has seen many excellent events since 1962.
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Xplorer Autism Friendly Events Begin

British Orienteering News - Mon, 05/08/2019 - 00:00
The first of the autism-friendly Xplorer events have taken place at Heaton Park, Manchester. The free events aim to provide an opportunity for children with the condition and their families to enjoy the sport. Set up with the help of the Middleton Autism group, 23 people took part in the two courses...
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SELOC secure investment for new project

British Orienteering News - Sat, 03/08/2019 - 00:00
South East Lancashire Orienteering Club (SELOC) have successfully secured £1000 towards a new project in association with Ambition for Ageing and Age UK.
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Scottish 6 Days - Day 4 headed to Culteuchar Dron

British Orienteering News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:00
We promised a variety of terrain types and a few surprises. Culteuchar & Dron was very different from the past few days and offered fast running over closely cropped grassland before descending into the woods. And what a finish – who would believe 2,500 orienteers would end up in someone’s back gard...
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