Archive for the ‘MTBO’ Category

Autumn Schedule


The calendar has never been busier for the local AR/Multisport scene. When you throw in orienteering events, then your problem is deciding what race to enter. Tomorrow is the Causeway Coast Marathon, which is organised by Rowan and the team at 24Extreme. It’s a great route along the north Antrim coastline and if my Saturday […]

Trailblazers held their first MTBO event yesterday at Woodburn Forest. Using a standard orienteering map the course followed the classic point to point format. The long course was about 10.5km (as the crow flies) and the short course was roughly half the distance again. Also on offer was a 60 minute score event. The recent […]

The 2008 Northern Ireland MountainBike Orienteering Championships took place on a beautiful day by the Craigavon lakes last Saturday. A total of 21 people took part on the ‘Long’ course, which covered roughly 13.5km with 14 controls to collect. Paul won the event with a time of 36.23 minutes, 2.15 minutes faster than Jonny who […]