Events Headlines

Edinburgh University Burns Weekend 22-23/1/11

Edinburgh University are proud to present their fourth annual weekend of quality orienteering and Burns celebration in Edinburgh.

Tayside 's Wild Connections

Tayside OC have linked up with Perthshire's Wild Connections Festival

A double double family affAIRE.

Steve Whitehead, son-in-law Oli Johnson, daughter Rosie Beavers and her husband Lee Beavers find a new area for orienteering.

2010 Peter Palmer Junior Team Relay

The 2010 Peter Palmer Junior Team Relay will take place on 4 and 5 September near Nottingham. The event flyer and entry form are available from www.baoc.org.uk. Entries close on Monday 30 August.

Purple Thistle 2010 - Entries close August 2

You've just got a few more days remaining to get your entries in for some top notch barebones orienteering on some of the best terrain in Scotland, taking place on 14/15 August at Balmacara near Kyle of Lochalsh.

Grampian Mountain Challenge

For all orienteers interested in Long-O and multi-day events Grampian Orienteers are organising a mountain marathon (solo or pairs) near Braemar on 13th and 14th November with part of the course in a forest on 1:10,000 scale maps.

Purple Thistle 2010 - Balmacara

The Purple Thistle returns to the 2010 orienteering calendar on 14/15 August, heading out West to Kyle of Lochalsh to once again offer top quality orienteering in some of Scotland's best 'unexplored' terrain.

Cliffhanger Ultrasprint Returns

The UK's premier Ultrasprint orienteering event will return to Cliffhanger on Saturday 3 July. A high intensity, high speed form of orienteering, the Ultrasprint starts and finishes into a specially constructed labyrinth. Competitors face a technical and physical challenge that includes complex map reading, multi-terrain racing, and a number of river crossings. A number of the UK's top elite or...

Guildford City Race

Join us for this inaugural city race in the heart of Guildford. The event combines tricky sprint legs through the picturesque streets of Guildford and parkland orienteering in Shalford Park, with the finish on an island in the river.

British Sprint Age Class Championships

The British Army Orienteering Club will be hosting the 2010 British Sprint Age Class Championships at HMS Sultan in Gosport on Sun 13 June 2010. The club will also be holding an urban race in the City of Winchester on Sat 12 June 2010. Entries for both events close at midnight on Sat 5 June 2010.

Harvester Relays 2010

Saxons Orienteering Club will be hosting the 2010 Harvester Weekend in and around Eridge Park, near Tunbridge Wells, on 8th-9th May with entries closing on May 1st. The weekend consists of a Sprint Race at Hargate Forest (Sat 8th May), the Harvester Relays at Old Eridge Park overnight of the 8th into Sunday morning and a Regional event on the same area on the morning of the 9th May.

British WOC team selection races

The World Orienteering Championships selection races for the British team will be held in Scotland from May 14th - 16th and entries are now open. Friday 14th will see a sprint race at Erskine near Glasgow, with Saturday and Sunday seeing events near Oban with a middle distance race at Ardnaskie and a classic on Creag Mhic Chailein.

First big weekend of the year

Spring is (finally) here and the British elite are getting ready for the season opener with the first major races of the year - the FVO double header at Touch and the Trossachs. The Trossachs being a World Ranking Event adds extra gravitas for those competing against some of the UK's toughest orienteering terrain, and an influx of European competitors will add to the competition.

Highlander Mountain Marathon In Gairloch

This years Highlander will be based in Gairloch in the stunning North West Highlands

World Ranking weekend in France, 2-3 October 2010

This will be a great weekend for everyone on the superb terrain of the "PreWOC" World Cup 2010. Pack in a middle, an Orientshow, a WR night sprint & a WR classic, all in one weekend! All in Annecy, which is only 1 hour from Geneva airport. Think about staying on to take in the spectacular final of the 2010 World Cup: a sprint in Geneva & a middle in Lausanne, the weekend after.

British Night Championships 2010 to be Televised

British Night Orienteering Championships to feature on The Adventure Show.

Huntingdon Urban-O

Excitement mounts as Huntingdon’s first Urban-O race draws closer. Set aside the 20th March now!

Nopesport Urban League 2010 Kicks off this weeked

Yep, it’s back and bigger than before! The Nopesport Urban League returns for its 3rd year and will include more races for you to get your urban orienteering fix.

Urban racing comes to St Andrews

St Andrews University and ESOC invite you to a fabulous triple header of Urban, Park and Classic forest racing on 25/26 Sep.

British Night Orienteering Championships 2010

Entries are now open for this years British Night Championships.

Carlisle - The NEWEST city race

Have you put your entry in for the Nopesport Urban League races at Carlisle?? Taking place on Saturday 6th February, the closing date has been extended to Sun 31st Jan, thanks to promise of speedy delivery by Pony Boy printers.

WOC Tour - Trondheim 2010

An invitation to the 5 day orienteering event in connection with WOC 2010 in Trondheim, August 2010.

Military Challenge 2009 (updated)

The British Army invite you to take part in the 2009 Military Challenge, an annual Long Orienteering and Mountain Bike Orienteering event taking place near Camberley on Saturday 19 December.

Edinburgh Burns Weekend 30th/31st January 2010

Two of Britain’s most legendary clubs EUOC and JOK and proud to present what is set to be one of 2010 premier events.

Highlander Mountain Marathon 2010

Haglofs Highlander Mountain Marathon 2010 April the 10th and 11th

Cambridge City Race

Sarah Rollins and Graham Gristwood took the honours this weekend racing round the Cambridge colleges and streets at the first ever Cambridge City Race.

The Urban League Finale - ShUOC Sheffield City Chase, 21st November

Sheffield University Orienteering Club invite you to the Sheffield City Chase on the 21st November 2009,the final round of the Nopesport Urban League. With assembly at Hallam University Hubs, this will be the first chance to race around the streets of the steel city. With many intricate estates, underpasses, alley ways and squares, the centre of Sheffield is a tricky urban environment, and the ...

World's smallest orienteering event?

Orienteering meets art this Friday lunchtime as Trafalgar Square and the Fourth Plinth in London host what could be the world's smallest orienteering event.

Park World Tour comes to Scotland in 2010

On the 10-12th September 2010 the town of Perth will host some of the world's elite orienteers as they chase a prize fund of €5000 as the Park World Tour returns to Scotland for the first time since 1999.

a-Maize-ing Maze Orienteering

A chance to run at a unique event where the terrain will be destroyed a week after the event (& fed to next years beef burgers!).

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