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What is Orienteering?

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Orienteering is a sport that combines map reading and running. Competitors have to find their way between a series of checkpoints, called controls, as quickly as possible. There’s no set route between the controls, so you have to decide which way to go and then find your way there without getting lost.

Get up to speed videos

In case you've missed it, South London Orienteers have been releasing a series of get up to speed videos, presented by members of the GB Orienteering team, focussing on some key skills. There are six available currently, with a further...

Fri 8 FebRead more…

Club Social and WSOC ‘Fun’ Raising Feb 8th

This will be a joint social event with the Lakeland Junior Squad to help raise funds to send two teams to the World Schools Orienteering Champs in Estonia in May ! Please join us for what promises...

Tue 15 JanRead more…

UVHS success at British Schools Champs

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Over the weekend the Ulverston School team travelled to Witton Country Park, Blackburn to take part in the British Schools Orienteering Champs. Congratulations to all who took part, as UVHS won the large secondary school category at...

Mon 19 NovRead more…

City Race Euro Tour - Girona

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The Euro City Tour includes a selection of orienteering events throughout the year in different European cities. See http://www.cityracetour.org

Louise and Graham and Lindsey and Dave all travelled to Girona over the weekend of 8th -...

Fri 16 NovRead more…

LOC represented at the JHIs

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Emily Turner recently represented both England and LOC at the Junior Home Internationals and she writes: A few weekends ago, whilst many of you were at Liverpool I have the privilege of representing England at the Junior Home...

Thu 25 OctRead more…