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30.07: World of O

WOC 2015: All You Need To Know

The World Orienteering Championships starts on Friday July 31st at 19:00 CET with sprint qualificati...
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30.07: Martin Hubmann Facebook

Let`s get started with World Champs. Sprint qualificatio...

Lets get started with World Champs. Sprint qualification tomorrow at 19:21. ...
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30.07: Gernot Kerschbaumer

I`m so excited...

...I just cant hide it.... ;) Its WOC time again, actually my 12th in a row and still, its not gett...
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28.07: World of O

What is best for Orienteering: Split the WOC or Not?

Next week during the World Orienteering Championships (WOC) in Scotland a decision will be taken abo...
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25.07: Eva Jurenikova

Back to Glen Affric after 16 years

WOC1999 was my first one. I was 20 years old and I got a possibility to run all the distances. ...
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30.07: Rahel Friederich

WM Startschuss!

Morgen geht die WM Woche los - und ich stehe bereits in den ersten 3 ...
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25.07: Minna Kauppi


Hardly. You are never ready and perfectly fit. You can always do things better. Besides, I havent ev...
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29.07: Judith Wyder Facebook

Just two days to go until WOC is starting! Did my last f...

Just two days to go until WOC is starting! Did my last forrest training today an from now on I will ...
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30.07: Maja Alm Facebook

Som lovet er der her en side med link til Live webTV og ...

Som lovet er der her en side med link til Live webTV og GPS. Jeg stiller til start på Sprint, ...
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23.07.2015 - News from UK
13:07 - Scottish Orienteering Association

Alasdair McLeod interview

Show on BBC Scotland television Sunday 19th July
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22.07.2015 - News from UK
15:07 - Scottish Orienteering Association

Highland WOLF 2015

BASOC are offering a complete weekend package, Middle distance in Anagach & Heathfield, Sprint (SOUL 6) in Grantown, Ceilidh, and SOL 7 in Loch Vaa North. To encou ...
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21.07.2015 - News from UK
18:55 - Tessa Hill. Ranked 48th


Its been a really rough ride of a year so far and its not really getting much easier. Yes, depending which day you catch me on, there are signs that this whole episode might all end soon but it is not ...
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18.07.2015 - News from UK
13:39 - Helen Palmer. Ranked 82nd

Why I'm not where you are

DAY 987Acceptance of other people exactly as they are, right where they are for the people they are is something that the World needs more of.Two days ago the Chief Executive of British Orienteering w ...
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16.07.2015 - News from UK
11:07 - Scottish Orienteering Association

GB Team for World Champs Selected!

Final selections for the World Championships have been made and there will be plenty of Scots to cheer on!
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14.07.2015 - News from UK
13:38 - Scottish Orienteering Association

Find Your Way to Orienteering

British Orienteering will shortly be announcing the “Find Your Way to Orienteering” scheme, which is intended to give newcomers a clear pathway into the sport and ...
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10.07.2015 - News from UK
09:34 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 18th

Northbound Train

It was a worn out and disenchanted girl who stepped off the train in Darlington, England, two and a half weeks ago, but it was clear from this moment that returning home was a good idea. Living with t ...
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07.07.2015 - News from UK
19:24 - Emily Benham

5 days, 5 races and 5 wins = Pilsen 2015!

My experience in Czech terrain had gone downhill over the years. In 2007 for the Worlds I was new to the sport, but what I lacked physically I made up for with my orienteering. In 2009 after a disaste ...
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04.07.2015 - News from UK
11:10 - Orienteering England

WJHI 2015 – Junior Selections

The team selected to represent England in the WJHI in 2015 can be viewed from the following link: WJHI 2015 – Junior Selections
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29.06.2015 - News from UK
19:00 - Helen Palmer. Ranked 82nd

Noone is holding a gun to your head

DAY 969Today was the deadline for me to decide whether I would run thetest racesin Deeside and try for one of the few remaining places in the British team for World Champs this summer. The British tea ...
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28.06.2015 - News from UK
16:53 - Emily Benham

5th format at WMTBOC? Poll.

As we all know, the IOF is carrying out a major competition programme review. The MTBO Commission and AC is also pushing a 5th format into the WOC programme, but with so many voices, it is diffic ...
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25.06.2015 - News from UK
14:27 - Emily Benham

MTBO development camp Norway, part 2 (maps)

So much, and so many people have been involved in the MTBO development camp in Norway over the last week, this blog needed to be split into two parts. The first few days were spent building a solid fo ...
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22.06.2015 - News from UK
05:16 - Emily Benham

MTBO development camp in Norway

As a junior athlete, I was always in awe of the likes of Michaela Gigon and Christine Schaffner. Between the two of them, for many years they held World Ranking positions 1 and 2. Even though MTBO was ...
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20.06.2015 - News from UK
19:11 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 18th

Far From Home

Comfort zone: Where our uncertainty, scarcity and vulnerability are minimized — where we believe we’ll have access to enough love, food, talent, time, admiration. Where we feel we have som ...
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19.06.2015 - News from UK
11:05 - Scottish Orienteering Association

Volunteers required for assembling trestles

Many thanks to the many helpers who came forward to build the trestles for use at the WOC Sprint Races. 401 bits were successfully transformed into 48 trestles (a coup ...
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18.06.2015 - News from UK
16:20 - Scottish Orienteering Association

WOC2015 Selections

Following the recent round of world cup races in Norway and Sweden, a further five athletes have satisfied the selector that their performances warrant selection for t ...
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17.06.2015 - News from UK
08:32 - Scottish Orienteering Association

Orienteering on the BBC

Interviews with Jess & James Tullie (Athletes), Paul McGreal (Event Director)&Mike Rodgers (Scottish OrienteeringDevelopment Officer)
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16.06.2015 - News from UK
18:16 - Emily Benham

European MTBO Championships

Another European Championship week has been and gone. Only my second ever EOC week, I had high hopes for the races. After Hungary, things hadn’t gone smoothly. The two unexpected and surpris ...
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13:54 - Scottish Orienteering Association

Scottish Team Selections for the 2015 VHI

The selectors are pleased to announce that the following persons have been selected to run for Scotland in the Veteran Home International, 2015 which will take place i ...
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09:14 - Scottish Orienteering Association

SCORE magazine, June 2015

Hope you’ll enjoy reading this issue - it includes reports from the Tiomila in Sweden and the World Schools Orienteering Championships in Turkey, as well as even ...
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15.06.2015 - News from UK
10:55 - Scottish Orienteering Association

Highland 2015 leaflet for clubs

Mike Rodgers has produced the attached leaflet, which clubs can download and tailor to suit their particular uses and audience.
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14.06.2015 - News from UK
20:05 - Scottish Orienteering Association

Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2015

Congratulations to MAROC (595) who narrowly held off the challenges of the rest of the Scottish clubs to retain the Jamie Stevenson Trophy. ECKO (593) 2nd & FVO (5 ...
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13.06.2015 - News from UK
14:22 - Orienteering Memes


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11:55 - Orienteering Memes

Three H40s in the first team... age is just a number

Three H40s in the first team... age is just a number
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12.06.2015 - News from UK
10:08 - Orienteering Memes

Its that time of the year again.

Its that time of the year again.Jukola Start 2014 in 4K GH4 - Kuopio, FinlandKopterCam was again at Jukola viesti this year in Kuopio, Finland. The start of the Mens relay was pretty special this year ...
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06.06.2015 - News from UK
17:05 - Orienteering Memes

And the last one for today: only 2 months to WOC!

And the last one for today: only 2 months to WOC!
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17:03 - Orienteering Memes

And of course a (modified) repost from last year..

And of course a (modified) repost from last year..
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17:01 - Orienteering Memes

Most of you might remember the "problems" a...

Most of you might remember the "problems" at WC in Spain and EOC in Portugal last year...
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16:55 - Orienteering Memes


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04.06.2015 - News from UK
11:37 - Scottish Orienteering Association

Help for Clubs

The “Help for Clubs” section of the sportscotland website has been enhanced to offer more useful guidance on promoting your club and using social media.
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02.06.2015 - News from UK
23:48 - Scottish Orienteering Association

Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival - 2015

This years’ SSOF was held at Dechmont Law with Deans Community High School acting as our Event Centre in Livingston. Results and information is on the SSOA websi ...
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17:00 - Scottish Orienteering Association

Jess Tullie wins Sports Personality of the Year

Jess was recently recognised for her sterling competitive performances and volunteer work this season by the Badenoch & Strathspey Sports Council (BSSC) at it̵ ...
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31.05.2015 - News from UK
18:38 - Orienteering Memes

Dont you hate it when you have made so many mistakes that you...

Dont you hate it when you have made so many mistakes that you just have to check all controls you see? / Thanks to Luis
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29.05.2015 - News from UK
12:30 - Orienteering Memes

Seems like a lot of countries have something to learn from Ru...

Seems like a lot of countries have something to learn from Russia when it comes to how to deal with cheating in sprint races....
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28.05.2015 - News from UK

Schiehallion Weekend

Forth Valley Orienteers and Tayside orienteers invite to this summers major Schiehallion Weekend races, taking place in fabulous terrain centred around the famous Perthshire mountain from 19-21 June a ...
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10:11 - Orienteering England

Interland 2016 – Junior Selection Policy

The selection policy for juniors for the 2016 Interland is now available from the following link: Interland 2016 Junior Selection Policy
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27.05.2015 - News from UK
10:21 - Scottish Orienteering Association

President’s Medal 2015

At the SOA AGM on 23 May 2015 Roger Scrutton awarded the President’s Medal to Sally Lindsay, Editor of Score Magazine. Here’s what he said when making the ...
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25.05.2015 - News from UK
14:26 - Orienteering England

Interland 2016 – Vets Selection Policy

The selection policy for veterans for the 2016 Interland is now available from the following link: Interland 2016 Vets Selection Policy
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22.05.2015 - News from UK
07:30 - MTB-O: Mark Stodgell

Cancer Research – Holly’s Challenge

My Daughter Holly will be raising money for Cancer Research this week – read her story below. I will be climbing the 15 highest Wainwrights in the May holiday in memory of Sue Hawker, w ...
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15.05.2015 - News from UK
08:39 - Orienteering Memes

A victory is always a victory.. / thanks to Henrik.

A victory is always a victory.. / thanks to Henrik.
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14.05.2015 - News from UK
11:30 - Orienteering England

AGM 2015 Minutes

The minutes of the 2015 AGM held at The Speech House Hotel, Forest of Dean on Saturday 18th April are available from the link below: AGM 2015 Minutes
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13.05.2015 - News from UK
07:22 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 18th

10MILA from the wrong side of the screen

Ahh 10MILA. Where do I start? Maybe with my own team, our intended team, Linne 1 in the women’s relay. Becka, Bettina, Riina, Cat, Annika. A new line-up, though we’d trained together all w ...
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12.05.2015 - News from UK
17:20 - Orienteering Memes

Apparently he left the scene in a hurry after congratulating ...

Apparently he left the scene in a hurry after congratulating the other teams.
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14:00 - Orienteering Memes

All aboard the night train.

All aboard the night train.
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13:06 - Orienteering Memes

Running tiomila almost on homesoil, running a disaster first ...

Running tiomila almost on homesoil, running a disaster first leg and getting dsq on 3th leg, this is all i could say :D
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07.05.2015 - News from UK
10:47 - Orienteering Memes

Thats why we dont have so many african orienteers :)

Thats why we dont have so many african orienteers :)
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06.05.2015 - News from UK
10:33 - Orienteering Memes

A new Famous person at 10mila?

A new Famous person at 10mila?
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05.05.2015 - News from UK
12:21 - Orienteering Memes

High expectations Asian dad wants only As for his son

High expectations Asian dad wants only As for his son
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04.05.2015 - News from UK
13:04 - Orienteering Memes

Sometimes having a non orienteering sister, kinda sucks

Sometimes having a non orienteering sister, kinda sucks
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01.05.2015 - News from UK
18:30 - Orienteering Memes

Some things are better in real life...

Some things are better in real life...
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