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This page contains a variety of links that are likely to be of interest to Cleveland-based orienteers.  If you find that any of these links are out of date then please inform the webmaster.

Categories
  British Orienteering
  Neighbouring orienteering clubs
  Slightly more distant orienteering clubs
  Bike orienteering
  Schools orienteering
  Mountain marathons and long-orienteering
  Suppliers, etc.

British Orienteering

BOF British Orienteering.  The governing body for orienteering in Britain.  The BOF web site contains a variety of information about orienteering in Britain, including the national fixtures list, links to event results, links to club web sites, etc.
British Orienteering fixtures page The official BO national fixtures list.
British Orienteering results page The BO results page.  Contains links to the results of most British orienteering events.

Neighbouring orienteering clubs

NEOA The North East Orienteering Association.  The regional body responsible for orienteering in the north-east of England.  CLOK, NATO and NN are member clubs of NEOA.
NATO Newcastle & Tyneside Orienteers.  The orienteering club for the area around Newcastle, the banks of the Tyne and Northumberland.
NN Northern Navigators.  The orienteering club for Northumberland, Durham, Tyne and Wear.
EBOR Eborienteers.  The orienteering club for the eastern half of North Yorkshire, including the Vale of York and the southern part of the North York Moors.  One of EBOR's main annual events is the White Rose Weekend --- a three-day orienteering event that takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Orienteering clubs from slightly further away

EPOC East Pennine Orienteering Club.  The orienteering club for the area around Huddersfield, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield.
AIRE Airienteers.  The orienteering club for Airedale and Wharfedale, including the area around Leeds and Bradford.
CLARO CLARO Orienteering Club.  The orienteering club for "the heart of North Yorkshire"; i.e. the area to the north-west of Harrogate and Ripon.
SYO South Yorkshire Orienteers.  The orienteering club for the area around Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley.
NOC Nottinghamshire Orienteering Club.  The orienteering club for the area around Nottingham.
Lake District Orienteering This web site contains information about orienteering in the Lake District.  There's some truly excellent orienteering terrain in the Lake District, and it's a comparatively short drive from the NE of England.
Scottish Orienteering Association This web site contains information about orienteering in Scotland.  It's a bit further to travel, but Scotland has some fantastic orienteering terrain.

Mountain bike orienteering

Trailquest The web site of the Trail Cyclists Association (TCA).  The TCA is the National Governing Body for mountain bike orienteering (MBO) in the UK.  Amongst other things the TCA web site contains a comprehensive list of MBO events.

Schools orienteering

BSOA The web site of the British Schools Orienteering Association (BSOA).

Mountain marathons and long-orienteering events

Capricorn The Capricorn is a two-day, mountain orienteering event for individual competitors.  Unlike the mountain marathons, you return to the assembly area at the end of the first day, so you can camp from your car or stay in B&B overnight.
Phoenix The Phoenix is a two-day, long-orienteering event held in Northumbria in July or August each year.  The format is very similar to the Capricorn.
OMM The Original Mountain Marathon (formerly the Karrimor International Mountain Marathon).  The original classic mountain marathon.  A two-day event during which teams of two have to navigate their way across mountainous terrain, carrying everything that they need for the overnight camp.  Held towards the end of October each year.
LAMM The Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon.  A two-day mountain marathon held somewhere in Scotland each June.  The organiser has a reputation for playing interesting "mind-games" with the competitors.  In the words of the Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, "expect the unexpected".  In past events, competitors have been transported to the start by coach, steam train and ferry.
Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon As its name suggests, the Saunders a two-day mountain marathon held in the Lake District each summer.

Suppliers, etc.

CompassPoint Orienteering equipment supplier.
Ultrasport Orienteering equipment supplier.
CompassSport UK orienteering magazine.

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