British Middle-Distance Championships

Venue Drumkeeragh Forest Park
Date Sun, 7th May 23
Starts 10:30 to 16:00
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Event Description

Lagan Valley Orienteers are supporting Northern Ireland Orienteering Association in staging the British Middle-Distance Championships on Sunday 7 May 2023 in Drumkerragh Forest.

This national competition will be a great experience for our club to host and an opportunity for many of us to experience supporting and/or competing against the best orienteers in the UK and beyond.

Full details of the event including how to enter can be found here:

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The British Sprint Champs and British TrailO Champs will be held the day before (Saturday 6th) in Armagh City.

The British Championships races conclude the weekend of 10 days of the Emerald Isle O Festival. This festival, the first of its kind in Ireland, kicks off with the Irish Championship weekend (28 April – May 1). For more info visit the Irish Orienteering Championships 2023 webpage.

The festival will also include events or activities each week day between the two National Championship competitions. This will include a UK Urban League Race at Carrickfergus on Thursday 4 May. Here is the link to the Emerald Isle Festival page, providing further information on the events over this 10 day period.


Drumkeeragh Forest Park
117 Drumnaquoile Rd
BT25 2LB

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To volunteer at this event please email You can find information on each role here as well as the current list of volunteers.

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