British Sprint Championships Finals – Armagh City

Venue Co. Armagh – TBC
Date Sat, 6th May 23
Starts 10:30 to 16:00
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Event Description

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Timed out crossing: ALL courses, Qualifying Race Only

All courses have been planned to cross a main road at the same point. We had anticipated that the road would be closed for the event;  it will not now be closed. Consequently, for safety reasons, you will now have a timed-out road crossing using two controls not shown on your map, on a route which you would have taken anyway.

On approaching the crossing you will see and punch/swish an extra control that will pause your race time. A marshal will be present but it is your responsibility to punch.

It is then your own responsibility to cross the road safely as soon as possible. However, you must pay attention to any instructions from marshals.

For juniors below M/W16 a marshal will identify them and assist them in crossing the road when it is deemed safe to do so.

On reaching the other side of the road, you must punch/swish the second control immediately and then continue on your course.

Sprint Qualifier Results – Full Results   –  Winsplits  –   Routegadget

Sprint Finals Results  – Full Results  – Winsplits  – Routegadget


Lagan Valley Orienteers are supporting Northern Ireland Orienteering Association in staging the British Sprint Championships on Saturday 6 May 2023 in Armagh City.

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 and how to enter can be found here:

The British TrailO Champships will be held in Armagh in the evening (after the Sprint Finals). For more info see:

The British Middle Distance Championships will be held the following day in Co Down. For more info see:

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.


Co. Armagh – TBC
Co Armagh - TBC
Co Armagh - TBC
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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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