South East Lancashire Orienteering Club

  • Horwich Urban Sprint Mass Start
  • SELOC Catchment
  • Orienteering Control
  • Founding member Alan
  • Orienteering in the forest
  • Orienteering Coaching
  • Helping at the British Championships
  • Haslingden Start 2015
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Who are we 

South East Lancashire Orienteering Club (SELOC) is an orienteering club primarily covering the northern districts of Greater Manchester - Salford, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and surrounding areas. 

We are one of the oldest established clubs in the sport, having been formed in 1965 and were one of the founder members of the NWOA North West Orienteering Association. Both are members of British Orienteering, the governing body of the sport in the UK.

For further information please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

SELOC's mission is “To promote ‘O’ in the SELOC area and provide good quality ‘O’ events and activities for SELOC members and other orienteers”


SELOC Events

 The next orienteering opportunites organised by SELOC will be as follows. For more information please email Annmarie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  To find out about events across the UK visit the British Orienteering website (important national events shown in blue below)

BBC filming at MediaCityUK for British Orienteering 50th - June 14 , Full story + results

SELOC SPRINTS WEEKEND 2017 - June 17/18, Skelmersdale (NW Sprint Champs) and Horwich (UK Urban League) - Skelmersdale Results, Horwich Festival of Racing Results

Amberswood, Wigan, Saturday 15th July, 12pm, More Information

Club Kit

We have a number of items of club kit available for purchase including hooded tops, polo t-shirts and race t-shirts. For more information click here.

British Orienteering News

  • 19-25 June 2017

  • Did you catch Mike Bushell BBC One Breakfast Sports Presenter on Saturday morning (17 June 2017) taking part in South East Lancs Orienteering Club event at Media City, Manchester?

  • On Wednesday May 24th 2017, the second World Orienteering Day took place all over the world. It has proved an even greater success than last year, with over 288, 000 participants all around the world taking part in an orienteering event. This is a new record, with 35, 000 more participants than last...

  • The Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships, held in Estonia 1 – 7 July, will be broadcast throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The championships will be broadcast live in Denmark, Estonia, Finland and Sweden. Highlights programs will be broadcast in 139 countries around the wo...

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