2014 North American orienteering championships headed to Ottawa
Updated On: November 10, 2012
The nation's capital will host the 2014 North American orienteering championships, it was announced last month. Over 100 athletes from overseas were amongst the 700+ who attended this year's event in Pennsylvania.
Ottawa athlete wins Canada's first-ever junior worlds orienteering medal
Updated On: August 14, 2012
In a sport dominated by Scandanavians and other Europeans, Ottawa orienteer Emily Kemp earned a little piece of history and blasted her country onto the international radar as she became the first Canadian to claim a medal at July's world junior orienteering championships in Slovakia.
Local orienteers find way to Europe
Updated On: July 19, 2012
Two orienteering families have reason to be proud this month. The Ottawa Orienteering Club is the home of three of Canada’s seven athletes selected for the World Orienteering Championships (WOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland July 14-21.
Updated On: June 14, 2012
Eric Kemp of the Ottawa Orienteering Club topped the elite men’s field at the local club’s annual O-Fest on the boiling hot May long weekend, besting a field that included participants from the U.S. and Sweden.
Orienteering festival coming May long weekend
Updated On: May 9, 2012
Set to host the annual Ottawa O-Fest on the May long weekend, Ottawa Orienteering Club members shone at last month’s U.S. championships in Georgia.
Orienteering fest brings competitors from near and far to Ottawa
Created On: November 30, 2011
There may not have been anyone more thankful for the warm weather and sunny skies on Thanksgiving weekend than the organizers of the Ottawa Orienteering Festival, who staged the Ontario championships in the west end of Ottawa from Oct. 8-10.