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25.07: Thierry Gueorgiou Training Log

Second stage of O´ringen...

Second stage of O´ringen at Storfjället väst.A tough one, but satisfied with my tech...
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24.07: Thierry Gueorgiou Training Log

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First stage of O´ringen at Östfjället. Well, the first mistake came already before t...
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22.07: World of O MiniNews

Summer-O: OFrance 2016

Todays quick look at summer holiday races takes us to France and OFrance 2016. One of the most tric...
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25.07: World of O MiniNews

Summer-O 2016: Swiss O-Week

Todays event in the Summer-O 2016 series is Swiss O-Week, organized every second/third year in Swit...
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25.07: Gernot Kerschbaumer Facebook

Second day of Oringen in Sälen - well - quite disappoin...

Second day of Oringen in Sälen - well - quite disappointing performance, finishing 41st. Quite ...
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24.07: Gernot Kerschbaumer Facebook

Satisfying start into Oringen with a 7th place. I had to...

Satisfying start into Oringen with a 7th place. I had to fight quite hard, due to the warmth and tir...
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23.06.2016 - News from UK
18:18 - MTB-O: Mark Stodgell

Jukola 2016

Jukola is a Finn phenomenon in orienteering – held since the late 1940s it has become one of the largest orienteering events in the world, this year attracting around 18,000 competitors. It&rsqu ...
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20.06.2016 - News from UK
18:37 - MTB-O: Mark Stodgell

Holidays on Heb

We have been meaning to go to the Outer Hebrides for years, the sheer distance and logistics of ferries kept putting it off but this year we planned early and headed north. We took the ferry from Uig ...
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17.06.2016 - News from UK
11:08 - Orienteering England

Interland 2017 – Junior Selection Policy

The selection policy for Juniors for the 2017 Interland is now available from the following link: Interland 2017 Junior Selection Policy
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00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


Funny how quickly time passes and how history repeats itself. In this case I can flash back three years, before the World Championships in Finland, when I was lucky enough to spend time with the Nur ...
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14.06.2016 - News from UK
20:11 - Tessa Hill. Ranked 1487th

Back in the game

Last weekend marked four months back training and was my first attempt at ‘racing’ orienteering again. It was full of mixed emotions. Amazing to be back at races I never thought I’d ...
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04.06.2016 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


Its a whole week since the European Championships finished. I meant to write something during, or sooner after, but that race bubble and then recovery takes a while, even (and maybe especially) when t ...
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30.05.2016 - News from UK

Sprint Scotland 14-17th July

High quality sprint orienteering including 6 training sessions, 3 races, 2 WREs, 2 Scottish Urban League races and 1 UK Urban League race, plus evening talks from Kris Jones, Murray Strain and Heather ...
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22.05.2016 - News from UK
17:24 - Emily Benham

French World Cup choices.

I’m not going to write much about my performances in France for the first round of the IOF World Cup. Although satisfied with the results (double gold) my performances were nothing spec ...
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00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


Last weekend I finally, properly put myself on the line at 10Mila in Falun. Id run my first proper all-out training on the Wednesday evening of that week, which was a great feeling, and was ready at l ...
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20.05.2016 - News from UK
08:11 - Tessa Hill. Ranked 1487th

A grand day out: 5 munros near Bridge of Orchy

It’s hard to say what I missed the most in my year out: the routine of the daily miles, the adrenaline of a world championship start line, or the breathtaking views from mountain summits. At lea ...
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11.05.2016 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


Ive never been good at running slowly. Keeping to a pace, running in line with a group. Im usually busy having fun, varying the speed, getting distracted and exploring like a child playing in the fore ...
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10.05.2016 - News from UK
12:22 - Orienteering England

Interland 2016 – Report

A report on the Interland match held in Belgium on the 21 February 2016 can be viewed from the link below: Interland 2016 report
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12:10 - Orienteering England

SHI 2016 – Selection Policy

The selection policy for seniors for the 2016 Senior Home International is now available from the following link: SHI 2016 – Selection Policy
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09.05.2016 - News from UK
18:27 - Orienteering England

AGM 2016 Minutes

The minutes of the 2016 AGM held at Brown Clee on Saturday 30th April are available from the link below: AGM 2016 Minutes
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03.05.2016 - News from UK

NEW OMM event - Chilterns

The OMM LITE series comes to the Chilterns. The 2 day orienteering event has been very popular in the Peak District and Yorkshire Dales and will be in the Chilterns in July. The event has been a big ...
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Harvester Entries Now Open!

NGOC is organising the Harvester Relays this year, at Cleeve Common, near Cheltenham. Enter on Fabian4. You can make a full weekend of relay racing as there is a nearby low-key relay on the afternoon ...
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29.04.2016 - News from UK
18:11 - MTB-O: Mark Stodgell

I broke my E5 :-(

Gutted. Getting my White E5 out of the garage the other day (it was clean for a change) I noticed a huge crack in the frame on the down tube   it’s a shame but the frame is 10 year ...
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17:59 - MTB-O: Mark Stodgell

Pimping the Brompton for racing

I’ve now sorted the Brompton into racing spec Longer seatpost Lightweight saddle SPD pedals Hard compound suspension rubber. I’ve left on the rack and mudguards until a little cl ...
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13.04.2016 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


Things have generally gone well but still a little up and down from day to day.
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11.04.2016 - News from UK
20:31 - Tessa Hill. Ranked 1487th


How are you?Good thanksIts so nice to be able to answer that question positively. Or just to have an answer. For over a year, I didnt know how I was. I didnt know why I felt like I was going to have a ...
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28.03.2016 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


Its well-known that suffering an injury or other health problem is not fun for any athlete and the loss of usual ability and training routine can leave you confused, anxious and with a great perceptio ...
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08.03.2016 - News from UK
21:56 - Emily Benham

Life, changes, and new challenges

My life is very much in a different place to where it was 1 year ago. HJ and I are engaged, but not living together (while he’s studying abroad). HJ retired, and I’m now riding for ...
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01.03.2016 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


Hej from Uppsala! Im finally back after rounding off the Iberian winter in style. The Linne International Orienteering N-course camp, which happened to generate the handy acronym LION, is over after 1 ...
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24.02.2016 - News from UK
18:45 - MTB-O: Mark Stodgell

Brompton World Championships – I’ve got a...

Well, after not much to tell I’ve entered an event, got an entry and now have something to train for…. The Brompton World Championships! My Bro ...
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20.02.2016 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


A week alone in a camping hut might not always be the answer but at least for me last week, it was. I had eight days between orienteering camps and chose to spend them running in Spain rather than fly ...
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10.02.2016 - News from UK

Scottish Spring 2016 - entries now open

Scottish Spring 2016 (22nd - 24th April) Offers you a weekend of high quality orienteering in Pitlochry: Dark Thistle Night Race - TBC JOK Chasing Sprint - Faskally (UK Elite Orienteering League) ...
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11:49 - Orienteering England

Interland 2016 – England Team

The final England Team for the Interland Cup 2016 on 21 February at Maria ter Heide (Brasschaat), near Antwerp, Belgium is available from the link below: Interland 2016 – England Team The li ...
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00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


Last Thursday I drove up from Lisbon to Portugal O Meeting. Its one of my favourite race weekends and this year the open, rocky and bushy terrain was very challenging. Unfortunately for me it coincide ...
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03.02.2016 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


One week ago I left the Swedish winter behind and headed to Lisbon. I was part of a small group of British runners for this Sprint-focussed camp but Linne clubmate Annika Bjork made a cameo at the wee ...
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31.01.2016 - News from UK
16:57 - Marck Lockett: I need to train

Devon and Cornwall Night League at Saltram House - 30th Janua...

Hobbled around this nice little course yesterday evening, thought the planner did a good job in the total lack of terrain, it must have made planning difficult. Managed to get around in the 4.9km cou ...
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25.01.2016 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


As expected, returning to Uppsala two weeks ago was like walking into a freezer and of course the cold and snow affected training. Life goes on even in low temperatures but that shorts and vest from S ...
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20.01.2016 - News from UK
21:49 - Emily Benham

Riding in dizzying circles and endless corners!

Round three of the Merida Brass Monkeys was originally due to be held the first Sunday after New Year. Due to several huge deluges of rain, pretty much all of the UK was flooded, and those areas that ...
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12.01.2016 - News from UK
20:26 - Helen Palmer. Ranked 101th

Goals goals goals

Finally 2016 is ON!Its important to know where you are heading.To get anything of value, you have to work hard for it. Some people think team spirit happens by itself when the right mix of people just ...
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09.01.2016 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


On New Years Day, as Sweden started getting colder and it carried right on raining in the UK, I carried on chasing the sun to Punta Umbria, Spain, with the British team.
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07.01.2016 - News from UK
21:29 - Marck Lockett: I need to train

Quantock Orienteers Night Orienteering - Bridgwater

So I found myself in Bridgwater for the WNL/QOAD leagues urban night event, a 1 hr score event.After the recent wet weather I was glad to get a run in dry conditions.After meeting in the comfort of a ...
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06.01.2016 - News from UK
16:49 - Orienteering England

VHI 2016 – Vets Selection Policy

The selection policy for veterans for the 2016 Veterans Home International is now available from the following link: VHI 2016 – vets Selection Policy
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16:29 - Orienteering England

WJHI 2016 – Junior Selection Policy

The selection policy for juniors for the 2016 Ward Junior Home International is now available from the following link: WJHI 2016 – Junior Selection Policy
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04.01.2016 - News from UK
11:28 - Emily Benham

Soggy Bottom Winter Series

This was an aptly named race. Soggy Bottom XC Winter Series. I got the soggy bum and pretty much soggy everything else too! A bit like a day at the beach I suppose. Mud everywhere: ears, nose, between ...
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30.12.2015 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 5th


Welcome to my new corner of the Internet! It felt like I needed a fresh page and Ive had fun playing about with different layouts and design features. Ill see what else I can add as I go but I hope it ...
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29.12.2015 - News from UK
15:40 - Helen Palmer. Ranked 101th

Ekte jul

Last Christmas... I did what I have often done, tried to live several lives at once.way. too. much.Too much travel, moving things and myself from place to place.Too many people, too much cortisol, nov ...
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20.12.2015 - News from UK
10:45 - Orienteering England

Interland 2016 – Bulletin 1

The 2016 Interland Cup international against Belgium, the Netherlands and NE France is to be held on 21 February in the woods and dunes of ‘Maria ter Heide (Brasschat)’ NE of Antwerp, near ...
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14.12.2015 - News from UK
21:57 - Helen Palmer. Ranked 101th

Lucia skisamling

The autumn semester here in Halden is coming to an end. I had my last obligatory class last Tuesday. The previous day Id got a message from Maria Magnusson asking if I wanted to join her and her incre ...
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11.11.2015 - News from UK
15:01 - Emily Benham

Fun and pain – NorgesCup rds 5&6

Kristiansand. Arendal. They sound exotic, southern and tropical. Only two of those were true on a November morning in Norway. We had made the drive down in torrential rain and darkness so it was a bea ...
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06.11.2015 - News from UK
09:08 - Emily Benham

Norges Cup CX rds 3&4

Last weekend played host to rounds 3&4 of the Norwegian Cup in Cyclocross, held in Tønsberg and Skien. I had had a few interval sessions before these races, and had felt myself improvin ...
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25.10.2015 - News from UK
19:37 - Orienteering England

VHI 2015 – Team Manager’s Report

A report on the Veteran Home International match held in Mid Wales on the 3-4 October 2015 can be viewed from the link below: VHI 2015 Report
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21.10.2015 - News from UK

Peak Raid 3 mini mountain marathon series 2015

The second series of the popular Peak Raid 3 mini mountain marathons return this autumn.Read whole story...
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Norwich City Urban Race

Sunday 1st November Enjoy a run through our fine medieval city on a brand new mapRead whole story...
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20.10.2015 - News from UK
16:14 - Emily Benham

Tryvannscross – Toughest CX Race in the World conte...

Maybe I’m exaggerating a bit when I state Tryvannscross should be a contender to hold the title ‘world’s toughest cyclocross race’. But I’m not exagge ...
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13.10.2015 - News from UK
13:09 - Emily Benham


After nearly 7 weeks with very little training, I’m not too sure what I expected from my first cyclocross experience on a ‘cross bike. I threw myself in at the deep end – ...
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