Events Headlines

New Peak District based MM series

The Peak Raid 3 is a new series of 3 hour mini mountain marathons taking place within the Peak District

Long Event in the South?

Wessex Orienteers have lots of the New Forest mapped with partner clubs, The 'Castleman Challenge' is proposed to cover some of these areas on a Long event, is there demand?

LegenDerry 3 Day

NI Orienteering are organising an urban sprint race in the 2013 UK City of Culture, Derry ~ Londonderry as a part of an exciting weekend of orienteering over the St. Patrick’s weekend.

Nighthawk 2014 offer!

The organisers of Norway's answer to TioMila and Jukola are offering a 50% discount on entry fees for teams outside the Nordic region (NOR, FIN, SWE, DEN)!

Orienteering digital offspring

Turf - Outdoor addiction, is a phenomenon that has been around in scandinavia for a few years. It is like a mix between Orienteering, Nike grid and geocaching. You download an app in order to see a map with ”zones” and other players walking around live.

Sat.5th April 2104. The first ever urban orienteering race in Ely Cambridgeshire

Runners race round the Cathedral precincts and the streets of the old City on a busy Saturday morning.

Salisbury City Race 2013

The first ever orienteering competition in the city will be held on Saturday 2nd November 2013 as part of the November Classic Weekend.

Clif Bar 10 Peaks

Report on June's 73km route taking in all of the Lake District's 10 highest peaks in 24 hours, with an event in the Brecon Beacons to come in September.

OMM France 2013 - 17/18 August

Taking place in La Station de Ski de Métabief Mont d’Or - Not only one of the best Mountain Marathons of the calendar but if you enter the OMM France and the British OMM you could win some of the £1000 + €1000 prize money on offer!

St Albans City Race Preview

With entries now well over 200 and a forecast of warm sunshine, it is time to look at the field for the St Albans City Race next Sunday and spot the possible winners.

Poundbury Urban Race 2013

Wimborne Orienteers invite you to the Poundbury Urban Race on Saturday 8th June 2013

Poole Town Race 2013

Entries for the 2nd Poole Town Race are now open.

Scottish 6 Days, Moray Video

A two minute video to whet your appetite for Moray, 28th July - 3rd August 2013, with entries opening on 1st December.

Clif Bar 10 Peaks 2013

10 Peaks announce an additional race location for 2013 – The Brecon Beacons

WOC 2015: Recruitment of course planners

With areas and permissions being arranged, it is now time to find planners to set the courses that will challenge and decide the best orienteers in the world when Scotland hosts the World Orienteering Championships in 2015.

Jukola 2012 - Live Reports

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.

Harvester Relay 2012

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.

Shropshire Town and Country Weekend

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.

Poole Town Race

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.

British Long & Relay Champs - entry deadline

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.

JK 2012: Scotland

This Easter weekend almost 2,400 competitors from across the UK and Europe will descend on Scotland, Livingston and Perthshire to be more precise, for the Jan Kjellström International Festival of Orienteering 2012. For the first time this season almost all of the UK's top orienteers will be in attendance, so you can expect a tight competition across the board.

BUCS 2012

This weekend sees the British Universities Championship hosted in the Lake District by Cambridge University, and as well as strong teams from the main contenders Edinburgh and Sheffield, there is a good entry from a number of other smaller university teams from across the country.

Orienteering at Westfield Stratford City

Fancy taking part in a novel and unique race specially for 2012? Spread over 4 floors, Westfield Shopping Centre is the perfect location to test your navigational skills and attention to detail. Located overlooking the Olympic site the event makes a great day out for all the family.

March in the Marches

Entry deadlines are swiftly approaching for the March in the Marches weekend in March, including Nopesport Urban League race 3 in Great Malvern on the 10th, followed by the Midland Championships nearby on the 11th.

UK Cup 2012

The UK Cup begins this weekend, with the British Night Championships, and once again the competition this year extends to a mass start final in October via sprint, middle, long, ultra-long and urban races, but will it actually attract the elites outwith the major races?

St Andrews sprint & urban weekend

This weekend is your last opportunity to get entries in for the Scottish Sprint Championships, and round 2 of the Nopesport Urban League, taking place in St Andrews on the 3rd & 4th March.

Highlander Mountain Marathon 2012

We are delighted to announce that the venue for this year's Highlander, 14/15 April, is Kinlochewe. The village lies at the head (or south end) of Loch Maree, and is one of the main access points into Torridon.

Nopesport Urban League 2012

The Nopesport Urban League 2012 fixtures have been announced, and we'll be returning to many firm urban orienteering favourites as well as a handful of potential new classics, as 14 races will offer the opportunity to find the best urban orienteers in the UK.

Edinburgh University Big Weekend 2012

Edinburgh University would like to invite you to their annual weekend of high class racing in the historic city, taking place on 21/22 January. The 2012 edition of the Big Weekend will include a city race on the Saturday, Ceilidh in the evening and Sosol on Arthur's Seat on Sunday.

Return of the Dragon's Back Race

This time next year competitors will be nearing the end of the legendary Dragon's Back Race, first and last held in 1992, traversing Wales from North to South along the "Dragon's Back". A 220 mile test of endurance and navigation is waiting for all those willing to take on one of the toughest mountain races in the world.

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