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Tweet Wednesday 17th July 2019

Understanding Purple Pen Webinar

Understanding Purple Pen webinar 

On Tuesday 23rd July at 7pm, the next British Orienteering webinar before a short summer break goes live and discusses Purple Pen and the skills needed to get the best out of it.  

The session will hear from Simon Errington of Hertfordshire Orienteering Club (HH) who will present on understanding purple pen. Showing the basics through to some more advanced techniques. 

This webinar will provide support for those using the technology and for anyone who is interested in taking on roles in the future within their club. 

With such a valuable tool as this, the session promises to provide some real insight and support. If you have any questions though which you’d like to be included in the session, do get in touch with us. 

To send in your question in advance please email it to Tim Herod on  

To register and watch the webinar either live or as a recording, follow the link below;  


Tweet Wednesday 17th July 2019

Save Money this Summer with British Orienteering Membership Discounts


Your membership doesn't only give you access to a range of events and insurance cover - but you can save £'s on a range of partner discounts. 

Make sure you keep to up to date and check out the wide range of membership discounts and offers available to you as a British Orienteering member.  


British Orienteering members get discounts off a wide range of national brands.


Make the most of your British Orienteering membership with this wide range of money savings!  Check them out and find out more here.

You can access your member discount codes by logging into the member section using your member details and clicking on 'My Account' tab, then clicking on 'Member discounts' underneath the 'My Membership' heading.

Tweet Tuesday 16th July 2019

Did you know that there are permanent orienteering courses across the UK?

Permanent Orienteering Courses are a great way to get outside and go orienteering at a time and place that suits you. 

Courses offer a huge range of variety, from urban courses in city centres to rural routes through beautiful scenery. They are on your doorstep or further afield helping you to discover new places.  Whether it's a walk with the family, exploring the area whilst on holiday or simply just adding variety to a training run, Permanent Orienteering Courses can help you explore. 

You can find a course local to you – here.

Are you interested in orienteering, but don’t know enough about the sport?
This set of Frequently Asked Questions will help you find out more.

Tweet Wednesday 10th July 2019

Top 10 Results for GBR in the Middle Final at WMOC

The World Masters Orienteering Championships in Riga, Latvia continued today with the Middle Final.

Great set of top 10 results for GBR today.

Middle Final: 10 July 2019

GBR Men’s Results – top 10 results in all A races

M45A 7. Nick Barrable South Yorkshire Orienteers GBR 00:27.00 +2:38

M55A 4. Graham Patten WARROC GBR 00:26.17 +2:11

M55A 7. Tim Tett SYO GBR 00:26.42 +2:36

Middle Final: 10 July 2019

GBR Women’s Results – top 10 results in all A races

W40A 2. Sarah Rollins Southern Navigators Oriente GBR 00:30.59 +1:16

W70A 6. Jill Manning Sugar Loaf OK GBR 00:25.09 +3:39

W85A 8. Eileen Bedwell Sugar Loaf OK GBR 01:18.46 +58:49

Full results from today's Middle Final can be found here.

Tomorrow is a rest day at the World Masters Orienteering Championships. 

The Long Final will be taking place on Friday 12 July at Arena Garezeri. 


The full set of results for the races 

Sprint Qualification: results and splits can be found here  

Sprint Final: results here.

Forest Qualification here.

World Masters Orienteering Championships Website


British Orienteering wishes all GBR members all the best of luck for the final race on Friday.