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JWOC Sprint 2018: Maps and Results + small GPS-analysis

JWOC Sprint brought a surprise win for Germanys Colin Kolbe in the mens class and a favourite ...
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I took the opportunity of an orienteering free weekend and participated successfully at the "Vo...
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14.07: World of O

JWOC 2018 Middle: Maps and Results

Labyrinth of green and yellow: Jesper Svensk (Sweden) mastered the technical challenges best a...
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10.07: Silje Ekroll Jahren

Selected for WOC!

For the first time I have been selected to run a forest distance at the World Championships! With go...
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20 days to go until Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Cham...

20 days to go until Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2018 Latvia is starting! I am ve...
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Some days have passed since returning back home to Sweden from Latvia. Three weeks left for me until...
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16.07.2018 - News from UK
18:45 - On The Red Line

World Universities 2018 Starts Tomorrow

Photo: Sasha Chepelin at European Champs 2018Tomorrow, 16th July, at 4pm Finnish time (2pm UK-time) the Sprint Relay is the first race at the World Universities Champs ...
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08.07.2018 - News from UK
07:00 - On The Red Line

Latvia Test Races

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05.07.2018 - News from UK
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Interland 2019 – Vets Selection Policy

The selection policy for veteran competitors for the 2019 Interlan competition is now available from the following link: Interland 2019 – Vets Selection Policy
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04.07.2018 - News from UK
09:00 - On The Red Line

Learning in Latvia

Image: Map Extract: 2017 World Cup Latvia Middle RaceLearning in Latvia - Preparing for the WOC Middle RaceAt the beginning of the yea ...
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02.07.2018 - News from UK

New free O-simulation The Forest

The Forest aims to help with contour interpretation for navigation.Read whole story...
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17:15 - On The Red Line

One Race

Photo Composition: GB WOC Team 2018 by On The Red LineThe team, or for British Orienteers your team, for the 2018 World Championships in early August, has 14 runners. ...
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17:00 - On The Red Line

Preparing for a Single Race

Photo: by Steve Rush, Ali McLeod running in to win the JK this year Many of the GB team travelling to Latvia have a single race at th ...
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06:38 - Kris Jones. Ranked 605th

T-minus five weeks

With a little under five weeks to go to the World Orienteering Championships, I’m just about ready to start thinking about final preparations. I’ve had a good block of traini ...
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01.07.2018 - News from UK
18:15 - On The Red Line

Antwerp Sprint Meeting

Photo: by Steve RushCharlotte Ward won the World Ranking (WRE) Sprint in Antwerp yesterday, with the field including athletes from sev ...
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25.06.2018 - News from UK
09:50 - On The Red Line

Roundup - six weeks to go

Photo: by Brian WardThankyou to the generous orienteers who donated and supported the cakestall run by Charlotte Ward at the Sea, Sand ...
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07:00 - On The Red Line

Jukola Report

Story (and great photo) on Jukola website about two British runners who were first back from leg 1 Photo: Screen grab from the inte ...
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20.06.2018 - News from UK
18:00 - On The Red Line

Fast Running: Kris Jones

Photo: On The Red Line No two races are the same Kris Jones interview in Fast Running magazine. Kris is selected for the GB team for the forthcoming World Champions ...
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18.06.2018 - News from UK
10:30 - On The Red Line

2018 WOC Appeal

Photo Composition: GB WOC Team 2018 by On The Red LineA campaign is launched inviting members of the British orienteering community to contribute towards the cost of t ...
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15.06.2018 - News from UK
09:55 - On The Red Line

Venla/Jukola Runners

(Update 7am Saturday 16th - list updated, apologies to anyone we have missed, you can let us know at @OnTheRedLineO on Twitter.)We can ...
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08.06.2018 - News from UK
10:35 - On The Red Line

Orienteering Foundation Annual Report

The Annual Report of The Orienteering Foundation Charity for 2017 was published last month.Most of the work of The Foundation involves small grants on a project-by-pro ...
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06.06.2018 - News from UK
23:05 - On The Red Line

Jukola Preview

Photo by Wendy CarlyleThe weekend of 16th/17th June is the Venla and Jukola Relays in Finland. These are enormous. Its a big festival weekend and one of the big compet ...
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01.06.2018 - News from UK
15:00 - On The Red Line

Further GB Team Selections

Photo: Sasha Chepelin, at the European Championships in Switzerland, May 2018.On May 31st several team selections were published by British Orienteering.The GB team f ...
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31.05.2018 - News from UK
17:20 - On The Red Line

World Champs Team

Photo: Megan Carter-Davies, in University of Bristol colours, at the JK, Easter 2018, by Robert Lines.British Orienteering has publis ...
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17.05.2018 - News from UK
12:30 - On The Red Line

European Championships 2018 Report

Kris Jones wins Sprint Bronze Photo: Kris Jones on the run through the arena (On The Red Line) Photo: GB team; athletes, manager and support staff, Hollie Orr not pres ...
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12:15 - On The Red Line

British Long Championships Preview

Image: Extract of previous map of the Balmoral EstateOn The Red Line editorial note: please click on an athletes name for more informa ...
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14.05.2018 - News from UK
13:23 - Kris Jones. Ranked 605th

European breakthrough

TLDR: After a lot of ‘nearly’ results, I finally managed to win a senior international medal. Bronze at the European Orienteering Championships in the Sprint distance. It felt goo ...
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02.05.2018 - News from UK
07:30 - On The Red Line

European Championships Brief

Image: Extract of previous map of Carona, the area for the middle qualification.The biennial European Orienteering Championships begin ...
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30.04.2018 - News from UK
11:30 - On The Red Line

Learning to Orienteer, on the Far Side of the World

This Winter I took the opportunity to work on the Orienteering Australia Coaching Scholarship in Melbourne, Victoria. I spent six mon ...
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10.04.2018 - News from UK
11:43 - Orienteering England

AGM 2018 Minutes

The minutes of the 2018 AGM held at Brereton and Ravenhill Parish Hall, Rugeley on Saturday 31st March 2018 are available from the link below: AGM 2018 Minutes
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09.04.2018 - News from UK
09:00 - On The Red Line

Building The Basics

The prime orienteering season in the UK is condensed into spring and summer with all the major competitions occurring over this period. The winter months are an oppor ...
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08.04.2018 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 7th

WHEN TRAINING CAMPS GO WRONG (but the views are nice...)

It feels like ages now since my season start. If you read on, you’ll see why. But just last weekend was the JK. I had to wing it a bit, having so much work in the days beforehand. I told myself ...
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07.04.2018 - News from UK

Sprint Scotland 2018 - 19th to 22nd July

Professionally organised sprint orienteering in the heart of Scotland - join us this year for 4 days of sprint orienteering.Read whole story...
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Norwich Urban Weekend - 14/15th April

Come and enjoy a run through the campus of the University and the historical medieval city of Norwich with courses that will physically and mentally challenge youRead whole story...
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06.04.2018 - News from UK
10:15 - Kris Jones. Ranked 605th

JK 2018

The annual Jan Kjellstrom (JK) Orienteering Festival, the largest orienteering races in the UK, took place last weekend. These races form part of the selections for the GB team and are the first oppo ...
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30.03.2018 - News from UK
00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 7th


Writing from the UK, I can say I’ve rarely been happier to run in a rain shower than yesterday evening. Returning to Stockholm after a great camp in Alicante was a shock to the system. I sort of ...
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26.03.2018 - News from UK
15:13 - Kris Jones. Ranked 605th

Finding my feet

I haven’t done so much orienteering in the last year, so I’ve been aware of the need for a technical focus if I want to achieve my goals this year. I feel like orienteering traini ...
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23.03.2018 - News from UK
09:23 - Charlotte Ward

B is for…

Bergen, Blue Skies and B Final. ——– Before all else, I have to say a massive thank you to the organisers, planners, helpers and anyone other associated with the Bergen Sp ...
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13.03.2018 - News from UK
23:29 - Orienteering England

Interland 2018 – Report and Results

The results and a report on the Interland Cup match held in The Netherlands over the weekend of 10th/11th March can be viewed from the following links: Report | Individual Results | ...
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05.03.2018 - News from UK
13:15 - Charlotte Ward

Spring Forward

After returning from an amazing training camp in the Catalonia region of Spain I was hoping that the weather would continue to improve in the UK, but The Beast from the East seems to have other ideas! ...
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00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 7th


The first camp of the year didn’t work out exactly as planned. Actually, it didn’t work out at all. Instead of spending three weeks of adventure in the forest and mountains of Scotland, I ...
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03.03.2018 - News from UK
23:10 - Orienteering England

SHI 2018 – Selection Policy

The selection policy for senior competitors for the 2018 Home International competition is now available from the following link: SHI 2018 – Selection Policy
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01.03.2018 - News from UK
23:12 - Orienteering England

Interland 2018 – Final England Team

The Final England team for the Interland Cup 2018 can be viewed from the following link: Interland 2018 – Final England Team
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13:24 - Kris Jones. Ranked 605th

Stepping out of winter

It took me a while to find but, in the past couple of months, I finally found that familiar winter training groove. The early cross-country season was somewhat of a disappointment with little nagging ...
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12:01 - Orienteering England

Interland 2018 – Bulletin 2

Bulletin 2 for Interland 2018 is now available from the following link: Interland 2018 – Bulletin 2 (PDF format)
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19.02.2018 - News from UK
13:54 - Kris Jones. Ranked 605th


At last weeks Armagh 5km, 94 men ran under 15 minutes. This astounding depth is part of the reason the race is one of the most talked about races on the early season calendar. I can attest that it is ...
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06.02.2018 - News from UK

Scottish Spring 23rd-25th March

An action packed weekend with five high quality races including sprint, middle distance, classic and night orienteering. Brought to you by the Great Britain senior squad, SEDS, ScotJos, and our suppor ...
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25.01.2018 - News from UK
12:05 - Orienteering England

Interland 2018 – England Team

The England team for the Interland Cup 2018 can be viewed from the following link: Interland 2018 – England Team
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20.01.2018 - News from UK
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Video – Guangdong Historical Road Orienteering Champion...

China, 2018: PWT and the Guangdong Historical Road Orienteering Championship would like to present the video from the events.
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08.01.2018 - News from UK
18:42 - Orienteering England

JHI 2018 – Junior Selection Policy

The selection policy for junior competitors for the 2018 Home International competition is now available from the following link: JHI 2018 – Junior Selection Policy
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00:00 - Catherine Taylor. Ranked 7th


Time to break a long silence. Too long maybe, but it was hard to write until now because every story needs an ending, every problem a solution. And I’ve been having problems. Or one problem, onl ...
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03.01.2018 - News from UK
16:05 - Charlotte Ward

Race Yourself Fit

So my Christmas break is officially over, it’s time to stop eating 4000 calories a day and time to get back to work and the usual routine. I’m back in Sheffield ready to start the ...
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15:46 - Kris Jones. Ranked 605th

2017 in numbers

Training hours Total -> 543 hours 30 minutes 51 seconds -> 5559.8km (3454.7mi) -> 69662m gained Running -> 441 hours 25 minutes 42 seconds -> 5321.0km (3306.4mi) -& ...
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20.12.2017 - News from UK
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PWT sends seasons greetings

Dec 2017: PWT wishes all the orienteers all around the world happy holidays and a prosperous new year 2018!
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17.12.2017 - News from UK
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The Guangdong Historical Road Orienteering Championship was c...

Guangzhou, China, Dec 2017: The Guangdong Historical Road Orienteering Championship was concluded today with two quite different races that were ran in the Huangpu Ancient Port and Haizhu Wetland Park ...
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15.12.2017 - News from UK
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Guangdong WRE middle victories to Osterbo and Ramstein

Guangzhou, China, Dec 2017: The Guangdong Historical Road Orienteering Championship continued today with a middle distance WRE in the forests of Xiqiao Mountain in Foshan. The victories went to Norwa ...
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