Entries that have been categorised as News
and British Middle Champs
Saturday & Sunday 5th & 6th June 2021 (New date)
Entries open on the 19th April
Now that Step 2 of the Covid-19 roadmap for England has been achieved we are reasonably confident that Step 3 will take place on May 17 allowing more people to gather outdoors as well as overnight accommodation and hospitality venues, to be available. Accordingly, we have decided to open entries via Fabian4 from April 12 starting with helpers and then for everyone else from April 19. Further details can be found on the event page.
The MDOC MapRun Series is being relaunched this week on Sunday 4th April 2021 with a new scatter event in Hadfield. Grahame Crawshaw has planned short, medium and longer options to keep you entertained in this new area ...
An exciting new twelve-leg navigational challenge around Manchester has just been launched - the M60 O-Ringen. To complete a leg, runners have to choose 12 controls to visit out of a possible 15. Each leg starts/finishes in a public park and the clockwise route of the 12 legs is never far from the line of the M60 motorway, with leg 1 starting at the top of the 'clock' in Heaton Park ...
With the lockdown restrictions being eased across all areas of England as the country moves to Step 1 of the Government's roadmap, organised outdoor orienteering, including competitions and coaching, can resume in England from Monday 29th March.
British Orienteering's guidance reflects the Government's requirement that, from 29th March, everyone should continue to minimise travel wherever possible. Beyond saying that overnight stays are not allowed, the Government has not clarified what 'minimising travel' means in practice, and there are not currently any defined limits on travel distances or times.
Please familiarise yourself with the new guidance:
In accordance with the latest BOF Guidance on the Suspension of Competitions Activities in Tier 4 areas in England (see below), the MDOC Winter MapRun Series has been suspended until further notice.