The UK Elite Orienteering League defines the must-do races for elites and aspiring elites. It consists of the most competitive races at biggest events, and it will provide a true test to find the best ‘all round’ orienteers in the UK.
The last race in the 2019 UK Elite Orienteering League series is done. Congratulations to the class winners below, and well done to everyone who took part.
|Senior Men||William Gardner||Alasdair McLeod||Peter Bray|
|U23 Men||Alistair Masson||Alex Carcas||Alistair Thornton|
|M20||Alastair Thomas||Freddie Carcas||Finlay Todd|
|M18||Peter Molloy||Matthew Gooch||Stanley Heap|
|Senior Women||Megan Carter-Davies||Cecilie Andersen||Sarah Jones|
|U23 Women||Megan Carter-Davies||Cecilie Andersen||Sarah Jones|
|W20||Grace Molloy||Fiona Bunn||Niamh Hunter|
|W18||Lizzie Stansfield||Megan Keith||Evie Conway|
2019 league events
|Date||Event||Organisation||Location||Senior league||Junior league||Website|
|Sat 9th March||Sheffield Urban||SYO||Ponderosa||Sprint||Sprint||website|
|Sun 10th March||Northern Champs||SYO||Wharncliffe Woods||Long||Long||website|
|Sat 23rd March||Selection Special||BO||Lancaster University||-||Sprint||website|
|Sat 23rd March||Lakes Spring Weekend||LOC||Haverthwaite||Middle||-||website|
|Sun 24th March||Red Rose Classic||SROC||Hampsfell||Long||Middle||website|
|Sat 13th April||Scottish Spring||MPA||Fife||Middle||-||website|
|Sat 13th April||Scottish Spring||MPA||Falkland||Sprint||Sprint||website|
|Sun 14th April||Scottish Spring||MPA||Falkland Estate||Long||Long||website|
|Fri 19th April||JK Sprint||SCOA||Aldershot Garrison||Sprint||Sprint||website|
|Sat 20th April||JK Middle||SCOA||Windmill Hill||Middle||Middle||website|
|Sun 21st April||JK Long||SCOA||Cold Ash||Long||Long||website|
|Sun 5th May||British Champs||YHOA||Kilnsey & Arncliffe||Long||Long||website|
Scoring: Best 6 scores from first 9 races for juniors, best 6 scores from first 10 races for seniors, the final British Champs race to count for all. At least 1 and maximum 3 scores from any one discipline (sprint/middle/long) to count. See scoring for full details.
If you are interested in sponsoring the league in future years, either with a contribution to the cash prize fund, or with clothing, or equipment, please email us. In return we can promise publicity at the major races in the UK orienteering calendar, as well as being associated with the elite orienteering scene.