South East Lancashire Orienteering Club

  • SELOC star in BBC film with Mike Bushell at MediaCityUK
  • SELOC Catchment
  • Orienteering Control
  • Founding member Alan
  • Orienteering in the forest
  • Orienteering Coaching
  • Helping at the British Championships
  • Haslingden Start 2015
  • Horwich Urban Sprint Mass Start
  • Harvester Champions 2017
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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

  • Mike Hamilton, Chief Executive, is to retire from British Orienteering after 11 years.

  • 40 mixed teams enjoyed a glorious day at the second staging of the British Mixed Sprint Relays by Deeside Orienteering Club in the landscaped campus of Edge Hill University near Ormskirk.

  • TrailO Relay, The Capitals Golf Club, Pipiriškes There was controversy from the outset at the Relay day on Friday when athletes arriving in time for a 9.00 a.m. start to the competition had to wait for the best part of two hours before the competition to get under way, because the golf course owner...

  • The last race of JWOC 2017 was the relay. This combined the physical and technical terrain, seen in the previous forest races, with fast running and closely gaffled controls. As is the nature of international relays, it is very hard to stay in contact with the front of the race and not make errors. 

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