The 2017 World Schools Orienteering Championships took place in in Palermo, Sicily, from the 22nd to 28th April. England took a full delegation consisting of 40 athletes and 10 coaches, generously supported by the Orienteering Foundation.
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The Orienteering Foundation is proud to be supporting a dedicated fundraising campaign to fuel the GB team at the World Orienteering Champs 2017 in Estonia.
The Orienteering Foundation has previously received a substantial donation that is ring-fenced for Scottish orienteers and Scottish orienteering only, and we are actively seeking grant applications to access these funds.
The Orienteering Foundation's annual report for calendar year 2016 has now been published PDF.
Our March 2017 newsletter to donors and supporters.
It is just over 13 years now since Peter Palmer left us. For many orienteers, his name is synonymous with the annual Junior Team Relay. But who was he and why was he so important to Orienteering in Britain?
In his remaining years he penned an autobiography which his son, Stephen Palmer, recently found again and has generously agreed to offer it in return for donations to the Orienteering Foundation.
We are pleased to report on two grants that were awarded in October 2016.
Alan Brown of North Gloucester Orienteering Club (NGOC) has undertaken an epic walk around the coastline of mainland Britain in stages between 2008 and 2016. He has written a book about his exploits titled "A Walk Round the Coastline of Great Britain", and has generously agreed to offer it in return for donations to the Orienteering Foundation.