The North East Orienteering Association looks forward to welcoming you to the British Long and Relay Championships in 2024.

The areas are embargoed – see map of embargoed area

Entries are now open.

Saturday 13th April 2024

  • British Long Distance Championships
  • Mulgrave Woods - see map from 2016 Northern Champs
  • Elite class prizes sponsored by VJ shoes
  • Vouchers for some selected other classes from Podium Catering
  • UK Orienteering League event
  • Ward Junior Home International selection race for England team
  • European Championships selection race for GBR team
  • IOF World Ranking Event for M/W21E classes - bulletin 1 now available (v2 updated 13th January)

Sunday 14th April 2024

  • British Relay Championships
  • Hutton Mulgrave & Skelder Woods - see map from most recent 2021 regional event
  • This will be the 50th running of the British Relay Championships with a full set of classes, after the first event in 1972, and no events in 2001 (foot & mouth), 2020 or 2021 (covid). Although see footnote on the relays page.


Both areas are near Whitby, North Yorkshire, in the North East of England. 

Travel by public transport:

  • By air – Nearest airports are Durham / Tees Valley (40 miles by road), Newcastle (75 miles by road), Leeds / Bradford (80 miles), Manchester (135 miles).
  • By rail – Nearest station is Whitby (4 miles by road). See National Rail for times and tickets.
  • By bus – See individual days for nearest bus service

Friday 12th April

It is understood there will be a junior sprint selection race on Friday:

  • Junior selection race for EYOC (16/18) and JEC (18/20), but any 16/18/20 welcome
  • York University
  • Start times late afternoon
  • Should be opportunity for those travelling with juniors (e.g. parents) to also get an informal run
  • Entries separate to BOC and open in late Feburary / early march.
  • Links to more details to follow....


Whitby and the surrounding area offers plenty of holiday accommodation options in the seaside towns and villages and further inland. We will add links here as we spot them:

Weekend officials