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Airienteers, Orienteering in Airedale and Wharfedale and Leeds and Bradford

Future Events

Wed 23 Jan
The Chevin - Winter Night Score League (3rd event in a series of 8. )

Near: Otley  more details...

Wed 30 Jan
Peel Park - Winter Night Score League (4th event in a series of 8. )

Near: Bradford  more details...

Wed 6 Feb
Keighley Streets - Winter Night Score League (5th event in a series of 8.)

Near: Keighley  more details...

Every Tuesday evening, 7pm

Join us for a run, a jog, a walk or just for the food afterwards! more details...

AIRE full list of all future events

British Orienteering list of major fixtures

Results from Wed 16 JanHorsforth Hall Park & Streets - Winter Night Score League 2nd event in a series of 8.


Results   Routegadget Streets   Routegadget Park  


A big turnout sold out all of the maps and I had to ask people to share so everyone could get a run – a big thanks to those who did. Thanks also to Hyde Park Harriers for coming and making up the extra numbers. We'll make sure we print more next time!

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AIRE Club League 2018/2019 updated

standings after 6 events

Congratulations to Anne Maguire the only person to have completed 6 out of 6 events with an amazing 471 points out of a maximum fof 500!

AIRE Club League 2018/2019

Sun 20 Jan Read more…

January Aire Affairs Out Now!


Thank you to all the contributors to this issue which includes interviews with new Chair David Williams, and long term Airienteer Sue Stevens; Liz Davies' account of her cycle ride uphill from Lands End to John O Groats and Joe Woodley's report of last year's WUOC in 2018 amongst others.

January 2019

Thu 17 Jan Read more…

Compass Sport Cup

The draw for the Compass Sport Cup has been made. We will compete on March 17th at the Border Liners event at Bampton Common near Penrith. This is a new area for orienteering described by BL as open fell with several deep valleys , generally good runability with sections of rock and contour detail. WCOC, LOC and MDOC will provide our competition. Club captain Steve Webb will post an entry invite and spreadsheet shortly. All entries should be made via the club and junior entries will be paid for by Aire.

Wed 16 Jan Read more…

AIRE Winter Night Score League 2019

Ilkley Night Event

The Wednesday night series for Winter.

Mass start at 7pm. Find as many controls as you can in whatever order you like. Either a 45 minute or 60 minute course. Lose points if you're late back!

See the flyer here:

Winter Nights 2019


Horsforth Results

Next event is: The Chevin, Weds 23rd January

Fri 11 Jan Read more…

Winter Night Score League Commences

Wednesday evening saw the first of the eight Winter Night Score League races held around the Streets of Farsley, Rodley and Stanningley. Andy Hobson planned an intriguing course with 30 controls available 25 worth 10 points but with 5 controls worth 30 and a bonus 30 points if you picked up all 5 of those controls. The bait was taken by a lot of the competitors with 23 out of 41 entries late back incurring time penalties - many trying to get that last 30 pointer and bonus. The event is posted on Routegadget

So if you were there why not draw your route and if you weren't at the event have a look and see how you would have picked up the bonus controls 41-45.

If you haven't used Routegadget before there is a video of how to draw your route under useful links on the home page.

Next weeks event is at Horsforth Hall Park.

Fri 11 Jan Read more…

Movement of the North Pole

North Pole alignment for GPS (last updated in 2015) is close to exceeding acceptable limit for navigational errors according to the journal Nature.

How the North Pole is shifting (Image: World Data Centre for Geomagnetism/Kyoto Univ.)

North is moving at about 50 km per year!

Fri 11 Jan Read more…

Adel & Meanwood Magic!

Great turnout on Sunday, thanks to all the helpers for making the event run smoothly on a beautiful Winter day, Results, routegadget etc.

Well done juniors for these great results!

Douglas Tiffany 2nd on light green

Tom Threlfall 1st on Orange

Jack Beevers 1st on yellow

Charlie Alcock 5th on yellow

Louise Parkinson 12th on yellow

Kate Parkinson and Mum 3rd on white

Clara Griffiths 15th on white

Tue 8 Jan Read more…