News archive for 2024

Not so WEE - new records in Wednesday Evening series

The 2024 Wednesday Evening series proved to be very popular with athletes, as a new record for average attendance was established over the ten weeks of competition.

21st Jun 24   → read more...

Peter Owen and Ruari Cottier share the Young Volunteer of the Year Award

Three in a row for FVO in Jamie Stevenson Trophy

Forth Valley Orienteers' young stars passed a stern test to win the Scottish Junior Championship for the third consecutive year on a damp day at the Hermitage, Dunkeld.

18th Jun 24   → read more...

The Gong Show - 17 medals at Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival

An enormous FVO contingent turned on the razzle-dazzle in the Scottish Schools Festival at Drumpelier Country Park, winning 17 individual medals and seven team titles, including a near whitewash in the Primary age class.

8th Jun 24   → read more...

Falkirk Newcomer Series

Come and try orienteering, a fun adventure for the whole family. Complete all 3 days to get your Novice Navigator certificate!

6th Jun 24   → read more...

Follow the pathway

Forth Valley Orienteers has a range of fun and effective coaching pathways for club members from juniors to adults, for all ages 7 to 77 and abilities.

1st Jun 24   → read more...

Free Orienteering Maps!

Free orienteering maps!

Yes, you heard right - we have free maps.

28th May 24   → read more...

Ten Minutes and Half a Second: the Tale of Two Relays

The Scottish Relay Championships in Morayshire brought FVO a massive amount of success, with seven medals bagged, as the young juniors posted an unprecedented triple crown of British, Scottish and JK titles in a single season.

27th May 24   → read more...

It's a Family Affair

A unique multi-generational hat trick was the highlight of the day for Forth Valley Orienteers at the Scottish Championship in Inverness, as they returned home with ten national titles in the bag.

26th May 24   → read more...

Home and Away, We Show the Way

Forth Valley Orienteers concluded their preparations for this weekend's Scottish Championship with victories in four races across the UK, including a tough double header in the Lake District,

21st May 24   → read more...

Get In(man)! - Medal hat-trick at British Middle

A hat trick of medals for the same family was the highlight for Forth Valley Orienteers at the British Middle Championships in Yorkshire.

30th Apr 24   → read more...

International call for FVO four

Four FVO athletes are named in the Great Britain teams for the early international races of the summer, with a fifth on standby.

30th Apr 24   → read more...

Eightsome Reel in Alyth sees Middle Success

Massive day for the posse at the Scottish Middle Championships on Tayside, as we returned nearly half of our 53 starters with a medal on an eight-win, 20 medal day at Hill of Alyth.

22nd Apr 24   → read more...

FVO to the Four

The British Relay Championships in North Yorkshire brought amazing FVO success, with four championship titles making their way back to the Forth valley after racing at Hutton Mulgrave

14th Apr 24   → read more...

British Bulldog Spirit

FVO rocked home three champions on a fine day for racing at the British Champs in North Yorkshire. No MittelEuropean supernaturals or brooding anti-heroes were detected, but the posse did its very best on an open and exposed terrain (think Dumyat without the views).

14th Apr 24   → read more...

JK'24 Day 4 - Rally for the Relay!

The 2024 Jan Kjellström International Festival of Orienteering in the Midlands is at an end, and FVO finished off the festival in some style, with five medals in the relay event.

1st Apr 24   → read more...

JK'24 Day 3 - Long Shots Hit the Target

The Jan Kjellström International Festival of Orienteering Long day in the Midlands proved to be a successful one for FVO, with 71 athletes going to the start line, and 10 of them coming away with a medal after racing at Beaudesert.

1st Apr 24   → read more...

JK'24 Day 2 - Middling Good

Dave Godfree led home a strong FVO contingent on the Middle day at the Jan Kjellström International Festival of Orienteering in the Midlands, as the club lifted three titles on a six medal day.

31st Mar 24   → read more...

JK'24 Day 1 - Sprint Stars Shine

FVO opened what promises to be a memorable Jan Kjellström International Festival of Orienteering for 2024, as they returned four champions to the winners enclosure on a seven medal day in the Sprint at Loughbrough University.

30th Mar 24   → read more...

Spring Beginners Series in Dunblane

Come and try orienteering, a fun adventure for the whole family.

21st Feb 24   → read more...

Records in the Glen

FVO got its 2024 season off to a spectacular start with a massive local event at Gleneagles. There were no fewer than 172 competitors at the start line, as we welcomed the West of Scotland juniors as well as our own Stars performers, and there were guests from six other …

15th Jan 24   → read more...