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Sport and Recreation Alliance presents Emeritus Award to Mike Hamilton

British Orienteering News - Thu, 10/08/2017 - 00:00
The Sport and Recreation Alliance has presented Mike Hamilton Chief Executive Officer of British Orienteering, with an Emeritus Award for his long-term service to orienteering.
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British Sprint and Middle Championships 2017 – early entries closing!

British Orienteering News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 00:00
A very quick but none the less an important reminder that the closing date for early entries and cheaper fees for both the 2017 British Sprint and British Middle Distance Orienteering Championships is fast approaching!  
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Association and Club Conference and EGM

British Orienteering News - Mon, 07/08/2017 - 00:00
Notice is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of British Orienteering will take place at The Studio, Riverside West, Whitehall Road, Leeds, LS1 4AW on Saturday, 14th October 2017 at 11:00 am.
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Chief Executive Vacancy

British Orienteering News - Mon, 07/08/2017 - 00:00
Location: Matlock, Derbyshire
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Another Gold for Emily Benham!

British Orienteering News - Wed, 02/08/2017 - 00:00
Emily Benham won the Middle distance European Championships yesterday in the forest of Ormes near Orleans. A tricky course on Les Labyrinthe, an aptly named map! Flat and fast with areas of tricky path networks.
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New urban navigational challenge - Know London Walking

British Orienteering News - Tue, 01/08/2017 - 00:00
Put your knowledge of London to the test with TfL’s walking challenge  
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50th anniversary celebrations have boosted engagement

British Orienteering News - Tue, 01/08/2017 - 00:00
We celebrated the 50th anniversary on the 17 June and this has generated exciting engagement and presented some golden opportunities. Whilst the anniversary cake is now a memory to those who sampled it, the 50th film, the BBC One feature and Focus magazine remain permanent mementoes. The celebration...
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Royal Deeside 2017 Scottish 6 Days - Day 2, Balfour Woods

British Orienteering News - Tue, 01/08/2017 - 00:00
Aberdeenshire is famous for cattle (Aberdeenshire Angus) but unfortunately, they need somewhere to eat, sleep and carry out bodily functions. We only discovered a few days ago that beasts were still on the Day 2 and Day 3 arena, and had marked their presence. Apologies for anyone who stood or slippe...
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Royal Deeside 2017 Scottish 6 Days - Day 1, Glen Tanar

British Orienteering News - Mon, 31/07/2017 - 00:00
40 years after the first Scottish 6 Days over 3,000 competitors from 30 countries across the world converged on the scenic Glen Tanar Estate near Aboyne in Royal Deeside.  Following a pleasant drive along the dusty dirt track cars emerged onto a vast field to the south of the River Tanar. 
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Chief Executive Vacancy

British Orienteering News - Fri, 28/07/2017 - 00:00
Location: Matlock, Derbyshire
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The World Games Sprint relay: Denmark back on winning form

British Orienteering News - Thu, 27/07/2017 - 00:00
The first three runners from Denmark were able to stay with the pack before Maja Alm made a gap on the rest of the field in a fast and tight sprint relay race around the soggy Wroclaw Zoo. Their lead was 26 seconds over Switzerland, and Russia took third place, 40 seconds behind.
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The World Games 2017 continues with the Sprint Relay

British Orienteering News - Wed, 26/07/2017 - 00:00
The World Games 2017 Get set and most definitely get ready for another exciting day of top world class orienteering tomorrow.    
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Tessa Strain top Brit in World Games Middle Race

British Orienteering News - Wed, 26/07/2017 - 00:00
It was another exciting day of action at the World Games with the Middle Distance Race. Tessa Strain was top Brit finishing in 13th place. Tessa finished the race in the lead with a fantastic 4min advantage over the nearest runner. Tessa was very excited with her run which is great to see!
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Chief Executive Vacancy

British Orienteering News - Wed, 26/07/2017 - 00:00
Location: Matlock, Derbyshire
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The World Games moves on to the Middle Distance tomorrow

British Orienteering News - Tue, 25/07/2017 - 00:00
Tomorrow (Wednesday 26th July) the action moves to forest terrain for the Middle Distance competition, with the women’s race starting at 9.30. Follow it all on www.LIVEOrienteering.com
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Seventh Place for Ralph Street at the World Games

British Orienteering News - Tue, 25/07/2017 - 00:00
Day 1 of the World Games in Wroclaw, Poland and Ralph Street was top Brit taking seventh place in the sprint race. It was incredibly close for the placings around Ralph with 0.4 separating 5th to 8th. Ralph was incredibly delighted finishing in his highest position ever in a senior international spr...
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The World Games 2017

British Orienteering News - Tue, 25/07/2017 - 00:00
The World Games, the highest profile event for sports not in the Olympic Games, are now under way in Wroclaw, Poland.
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Mike Hamilton to Retire

British Orienteering News - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 00:00
Mike Hamilton, Chief Executive, is to retire from British Orienteering after 11 years.
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British Mixed Sprint Relay Championships

British Orienteering News - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 00:00
40 mixed teams enjoyed a glorious day at the second staging of the British Mixed Sprint Relays by Deeside Orienteering Club in the landscaped campus of Edge Hill University near Ormskirk.
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World TrailO Championships – TrailO Relay and PreO Day 2

British Orienteering News - Mon, 17/07/2017 - 00:00
TrailO Relay, The Capitals Golf Club, Pipiriškes There was controversy from the outset at the Relay day on Friday when athletes arriving in time for a 9.00 a.m. start to the competition had to wait for the best part of two hours before the competition to get under way, because the golf course owner...
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