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School Is Out! – be outdoors this half-term with Xplorer!

Sat, 25/05/2019 - 00:00
Xplorer is a family-friendly fun navigation challenge that is educational and gives children a sense of adventure as they explore the park to find the markers.
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BBC TV to broadcast live orienteering from JOK Chasing Sprint 2019

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 00:00
Orienteering will enjoy live television coverage this summer as the JOK Chasing Sprint – which takes place at Callendar House, Falkirk, on Friday 28 June - will be shown on TV and online, via the new BBC Scotland TV channel.
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Interview with Ralph Street in Athletics Weekly

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 00:00
World Orienteering Week: Interview with Ralph Street
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Swansea Bay Orienteering Club Coaching Series 2019

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 00:00
If you are part of a small club, you are probably dealing with some of the same problems as us at SBOC;
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World Orienteering Day and Octavian Droobers Orienteering Club

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 00:00
Octavian Droobers Orienteering Club juniors Florence and Tabitha Lunn were live on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire radio on Tuesday night last week talking about World Orienteering Day happening at Abbey Fields, Kenilworth on Wednesday 15 May – celebrating the start of World Orienteering Week.
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World Orienteering Week: Interview with Cat Taylor

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 00:00
World Orienteering Week: Interview with Cat Taylor
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20% Forest Holidays discount for May/June breaks

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 00:00
British Orienteering is delighted to announce that they have negotiated with Forest Holidays for all members of British Orienteering for you to get a 20% discount off May/June breaks at any of their 10 locations, in any cabin type.  
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Orienteering is good for mental health.

Sun, 19/05/2019 - 00:00
Did you know? 'Jogging in the forest is twice as good as a trip to the gym for mental health'. Read more here.
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World Schools Championships 2019 - English Team Report

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 00:00
The 2019 World Schools Orienteering Championships took place in Otepää, Estonia, from the 29th April to 5th May.
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British Orienteering's National Office joins in with World Orienteering Day!

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 00:00
The British Orienteering National Office made the most of the glorious World Orienteering Day weather and ran a fun Xplorer event around the grounds of the National Office at Scholes Mill in Tansley, near Matlock, Derbyshire in their lunch hour today.  
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Ready, Steady …. GO!!

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 00:00
Several clubs kicked off World Orienteering Day in style, and one club was Guildford Orienteers (GO).  Guildford Orienteers is a small club with around 70 members, but it has a good core set of established members and an active junior section, so World Orienteering Day presented the perfect opportun...
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Sprint Scotland 2019 - first entry deadline approaches

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 00:00
Thursday 20 June - Sunday 23 June 2019
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British Orienteering Championships report relays days of intense racing

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 00:00
Last weekend the Yorkshire and Humberside Orienteering Association clubs hosted the British Champs weekend, three days of intense orienteering racing on varied terrain. Bradford University and College was the venue for the British Mixed Sprints event, for teams of two men and two women (in the open ...
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British Orienteering is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 00:00
Mental Health Awareness Week taking place 13-19 May 2019. 
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Mike Bushell BBC One Breakfast Sports Presenter takes part in orienteering!

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 00:00
Celebrating our sport of orienteering!
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World Orienteering Day Week Has Started Today!

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 00:00
Wednesday 15 May - Tuesday 21 May 2019
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World Orienteering Day Week - Are You Ready?

Sat, 11/05/2019 - 00:00
From Wednesday 15 May - Tuesday 21 May 2019 the sport of orienteering will be global! 
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Volunteering Webinar Needs You

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 00:00
On Thursday 23rd May at 7 pm, the next British Orienteering webinar goes live and is around the hot topic of volunteering within your club. We have an informative session planned with special guest Jenny Betteridge, Strategic Lead for Volunteering at Sport England, joining us to provide her perspec...
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50 years on the CLOK

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 00:00
This year is the 50th anniversary of orienteering being organised around Teesside and in the Cleveland region of North Yorkshire. Cleveland Orienteering Klub (CLOK) was originally called Teesside and Cleveland Orienteering Club – TCOC – and held its first fully open event on 12 October 1969 in Hutto...
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