Events Headlines

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.

OMM France 2011 (Massif Jurassien)

Previously known as the Alpine KIMM or Euro KIMM, this event now forms part of the OMM Event Series. This year the event takes place in the Jura Mountains on the French/Swiss border on 3rd/4th September.

CUOC Cambridge City Race 2011

Entries for the second Cambridge City Race are now open, with access to many Cambridge Colleges already secured, it promises to be an exciting urban event.

The Harvester Approaches

With the UK relay league close, the largest entry field for 10 years, live GPS tracking, results and updates, the Harvester Relay promises to be possibly the most exciting event to hit Britain since the world slicing bread championships.

Scottish 6 Days News

There have been many updates and new content added to the website in the last few days. Start times, programme, bib collection, merchandise, are just a few.

Harvester Relays

The Harverster Relay Weekend is now just under 3 weeks away. The current level of entries suggests that there will be plenty of competitive racing with the largest field for 10 years.

Cliffhanger Ultrasprint returns to Sheffield

July 3rd sees the running of the Ultrasprint at the Cliffhanger outdoor festival in Sheffield for the 5th time. South Yorkshire Outdoors will construct a specially designed labyrinth for the race. Enter by email now for your chance to win Inov8 prizes and free entry to the Sheffield Urban Race in September! The maze will be available for a come-and-try-it event for the rest of the weekend.

Ultimate OOcup test

The OOcup, one of Europe's most enjoyable and technical multiday orienteering events, has decided to introduce some new Ultimate classes, which will involve running on a map with no paths. So - contours, contours, contours, thousands of rocks and cliffs of all sizes and shapes, but no paths to help your relocation in the tough karst terrain.

British MBO Sprint and Middle Champs Go Bang

The British Mountain Bike Orienteering Sprint Championships on Sunday, this coming weekend, promises to be the most intensive orienteering experience on a bike ever in the UK, even toping that at MOD Stafford earlier this year.

Live GPS Tracking comes to Britain

Come to the Harvester Relay, hosted this year by Sheffield University, and experience a first in British Orienteering - Live GPS Tracking. The weekend of racing will be high quality with an unbeatable atmosphere.

JK Final Details

With just a week to go, final details for the JK International Orienteering Festival in Northern Ireland are now available.

British Middle & Sprint championships this weekend

The best of British orienteering will head south to Brighton this weekend for the British Sprint Championships at the University of Sussex on Saturday, with the British Middle Championships taking place on Sunday at Worth Lodge near Crawley.

British MTBO Sprint and Middle Distance Champs

Entries are now open for the British Sprint and Middle Distance Championships in Mountain Bike Orienteering.

MTBO on MOD Stafford

For the first round of the 2011 MTBO national league an exciting format new to the UK hits MOD Stafford in late February with a prologue followed by cloverleaf final.

Return of the SinS Campsite

Holiday orienteering really doesn’t get any better than this!

JK 2011 1st entry deadline extended

The first entry deadline for the Jan Kjellström International Orienteering Festival 2011, taking place around Belfast this Easter, has been extended to February 4, so you've got an extra week to get your entries in!

G-COM 2011 (Gran Canaria Orienteering Meeting)

3 days of top class orienteering under the Canarian sun, G-COM 11th-13th February.

Nopesport Urban League 2011

Details of the twelve counting races of the Nopesport Urban League 2011, the nationwide urban orienteering league, have finally been announced.

Scottish 6 Days 2011 update

Plans are progressing well for the Scottish 6 Days to host around 3500 competitors on world class orienteering terrain on the west coast of Scotland this coming August, with around 700 entries already received from Australia, USA and all over UK and Europe.

Two days WRE in Spain March 2011

12TH-13TH MARCH, 2011 INTERNATIONAL ORIENTEERING TROPHY “CIUDAD DE UTIEL”, VALENCIA, SPAIN Vth ORIENTEERING PRIZE “COMUNITAT VALENCIANA” TWO WORLD RANKING EVENTS IN SAME WEEKEND INFO: http://www.orientacionutiel.es

Southern MTBO Series for 2011

A new series of Mountain Bike Orienteering events across the South of England will present a great opportunity to try the sport in 2011.

Celebrations ahead

The decade ahead will see the fiftieth anniversaries of a number of landmark happenings in the early days of British orienteering.

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