Welcome to our live coverage from a field in Finland of some exciting orienteering action as over 1200 women's teams compete in the Venla relay, little sister to Jukola, across 4 legs starting at 12:00 BST.
The world's biggest orienteering relay, Jukola-Venla 2012 kicks off tomorrow in Helsinki - we'll be doing our best to bring live updates from the event centre of both the women's and men's races.
British Army Orienteering Club are holding the Harvester Relay on Sunday 1 July 2012 at Bordon Heaths in Hampshire. The event is a day/night relay competition for teams of seven (A course) or five (B course) competitors.
Wrekin Orienteers and Harlequins have a great springtime weekend lined May 26th & 27th. Brown Clee provides the challenge on Sunday and a brand new urban area, Bridgnorth on the Saturday.
On Saturday 26th May 2012 the first Poole Town Race will take place. With winning times around 30 mins, and on brand new mapping, you can explore the heritage of old Poole… at speed.
This weekend is your last opportunity to enter the British Long Distance and Relay Championships, taking place on 5 & 6 May, while entries for the Kendal Urban Race on 7 May (part of the Nopesport Urban League) close on 26 April.
After two tough days of orienteering, the result of the relays were quite likely to be a war of attrition over the course of the weekend rather than on the day itself, and so it proved with easy victories as Interlopers retained the men's title and Edinburgh University took the women's honours.
As expected Craig a'Barns on day 2 of the Jan Kjellström International Festival of Orienteering proved to be an even tougher test to competitors than day 1, with some long times across the board and only two men breaking the 90 minute barrier on the elite course.
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