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Tweet Tuesday 24th April 2018

Less than 1 month to go until World Orienteering Day!

World Orienteering Day 2018 is fast approaching! 

This year sees World Orienteering Day starting on Wednesday 23 May 2018
and carries on for the whole week. 

WOW! 

Wednesday 23 May until Tuesday 29 May 2018 giving you plenty of chances to get involved and take part!

What are you planning to do for World Orienteering Day?

How many World Orienteering Days are you planning to get involved and take part in?

A new WORLD ORIENTEERING DAY newsletter has now been published by the International Orienteering Federation.  All clubs and schools are encouraged to take part across the UK and be part of this World Orienteering Event.

In this newsletter you will find a video from the new World Orienteering Day Ambassador, World Orienteering Champion Daniel Hubmann; a success story of indoor orienteering in Latvia; a story of a project to map more than 100 school areas in Østfold, Norway and more.

What have you got planned for this year's World Orienteering Day?  

Read the latest newsletter here.

Less than 2 months left until the World Orienteering Day 2018.  Have you already planned your World Orienteering Day event?  Don’t forget to register your event on the WOD webpage!

Free resources are available to download here - these include diploma, bib, flyers and start cards all of which have been updated with all of the World Orienteering Day sponsors of WOD 2018!

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Tweet Monday 23rd April 2018

Northern Championships Weekend – the results are in!

Saturday 21 April and Sunday 22 April 2018

Saturday 21 April 2018:  Northern Championships Weekend Urban (UKOL)

Urban Event Thirsk Town Race 

Hosted by Humberside and Lincolnshire Orienteers.

The results are now in!

Full results

Routegadget

Splits Browser

 

Sunday 22 April 2018: Northern Championships event (UKOL)
Long distance race at Wass, Thirsk.

Hosted by Eborienteers.

Age Class results are available here

Splits for Age Classes can be found here

Splits for Courses can be found here

Routegadget and Splits analysis will be available shortly.

 

British Orienteering would like to thank all of officials and volunteers having supported these two orienteering events and have given many hours of their time and dedicated commitment.  Congratulations to all who competed. 

These two races form part of the UK Orienteering League.

Sunday 22 April 2018:
Northern Championships event (UKOL)
Long distance race at Wass, Thirsk.

Hosted by Eborienteers.

Age Class results are available here

Splits for Age Classes can be found here

Splits for Courses can be found here

Routegadget and Splits analysis will be available shortly.

 

British Orienteering would like to say thank you to all the volunteers who gave their time planning the weekend and gave their time to host these events. Congratulations to everyone who took part over the weekend.

 

These two races form part of the UK Orienteering League.

Find out more about the UK Orienteering League and Fixtures here.

 

 

 

 

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Tweet Friday 20th April 2018

The tick season is underway!

Love spending time outdoors? Activities like camping, hiking, golfing, and gardening? You could be at risk of contracting Lyme disease.

Lyme disease is a serious illness which can be spread to humans from the bite of an infected tick. Each year, more cases of Lyme disease are being diagnosed in the United Kingdom, as infected ticks are known to exist in many regions across the country.

What are ticks?
Ticks are small spider-like animals, which are almost invisible to the bare eye. Because of this, the ticks become even more dangerous: most of the time you discover a tick after it has bitten the skin and has sucked itself with blood. That is why it is important to check yourself after you have been in grass, bushes, or heath.

Want to find out more?
As seen on NopeSport here is the same link for you to find out more - click here.

The tick season is now here!
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Tweet Friday 13th April 2018

Sprint Scotland - 19th to 22nd July 2018

In its third year, Sprint Scotland is proud to invite you to a weekend of high-quality sprint orienteering in Falkirk, Denny and Grangemouth.

19th July - Coaching day in Grangemouth South and West, followed by an evening talk.
20th July - Coaching day in Hallglen (Falkirk), followed by an evening talk.
21st July - 2 sprint races in Denny (near Stirling) (Scottish Urban League,  2*WRE), followed by an evening talk and ceilidh.
22nd July - 1 sprint race in Grangemouth North (WRE).

Entries are now open!

The event is organised by the Masterplan Adventure team of Graham Gristwood, Chris Smithard, Kris Jones and Fanni Gyurko, who between them have countless top international and domestic sprint results.

There is coaching available for those who want it on Thursday and Friday (3 courses each day), or just the opportunity to do lots of orienteering for those who don't! In the evenings there are talks and Q&A sessions about different aspects of sprint orienteering. Then at the weekend, there are 3 races on new areas - including a round of the Scottish Urban Orienteering League, and 3 World Ranking Events for the elite classes. Saturday night sees another talk and Q&A by a top International Sprint Orienteer about their experiences, followed by a ceilidh (traditional Scottish dancing).

This is an ideal event for people who either want to learn from some of the best sprint orienteers in the world, sharpen up and improve their own sprint orienteering skills, or just would like to do 9 sprint courses in 4 days!

Entries for Sprint Scotland 2018 are now open - enter here

Bulletin 1 is available here.

For more information visit the website:  sprintscotland.co.uk

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