Inverness Orienteering Club, or INVOC as we are better known, is the local orienteering club for the Inverness area and much of the rest of highland Scotland. If you are new to orienteering, our New to orienteering? page offers a starting point  to find out a bit more about the sport, and our About INVOC page tells you a little bit about the club.

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 Welcome to the INVOC website.

Recent website updates:

14th Oct: Visionteering final details & Loch of Boath preliminary details added

12th Oct: Final details for Nairn East Beach coaching

1st Oct: Homepage updates

Our next event(s):  

Mon Nov 12th - Visionteering, Inverness City Centre.  It's back.  Urban night orienteering in a score format.  Hosted by Run4It.  Juniors 15yrs and under must run accompanied.

Final details here

Sun Nov 25th - Loch of Boath.  Regional event with courses from yellow to brown.  Provisional details here.


Our next training/coaching session:


Sunday Oct 21st: North Area Junior Squad (Moravian area).  For all INVOC juniors running at yellow standard or above who have signed up to represent the North area at the Junior interareas on the weekend of 27th/28th Oct.  Sign up on the MORAVIAN home page here   Any questions, contact Suzanne: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Our next Team INVOC races:

Inter-Areas Relays and Individual, Forres & Roseisle.  October 26th/27th.    The relays are open to all Juniors who can run a yellow or higher with no assistance, individual runners unassisted on white or higher are counters in the individual competition. Our entry has now been submitted, but if there are any more late entrants please contact Jenny Hall: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

The next few 'local' events 





Sat Oct 27th MOR

Regional event, Urban race (SOUL)


Sun 28th Oct MOR

National event (SOL)

Roseisle, Nr Forres

Mon Nov 12th INVOC

Local urban night event

Visionteering, Inverness City Centre

Sat Nov 17th MOR

Local event

Logie Steading

Sun Nov 25th INVOC

Regional event

Loch of Boath

See the Events page for all forthcoming INVOC fixtures and links to other clubs' and national fixture lists.   

Clash Woods - Sunday Sept 30th

[posted Oct 1st]

Thank you all for coming to Clash Wood today. We hope you enjoyed it. Sorry that it was a bit cold ;) (Just getting us into practice for the coming months). Results are now available at

Thank you to Steve Bunn for planning some tricky but fun courses, and to Jim Finlayson for organising, and of course to all of the wonderful other helpers. See you next time!

2018 Urban Mini League

[posted Sept 28th]

A new mini series for 2018 - 3 urban events on Friday evenings. League results are not restricted to INVOC members.  Congratulations to all those who took part and who finished all 3 events at Holm Dell, Lochardil and Kinmylies. Full results 

Long   Short

The winners are:

  • Men's Open (long course) 1: Laurence Cload, 2. Alasdair Raynor, 3. Jon Shepherd
  • Women's Open (long course): 1. Alison Matheson, 2. Jane Pottie, 3. Megan Keith
  • Boys (short course): 1. Finlay Raynor, 2. Oscar Shepherd, 3. Sean Hardie
  • Girls (short course): 1. Tina Hardie,  2. Clara Davidson, 3. Jennifer Davidson

Thanks to all the planners and organisers of the series plus their helpers.  Thanks to Wullie Nicolson for calculating the league rankings.

Kinmylies - Friday 21st September

[posted 22nd September]

Thank you all for coming to Kinmylies, the final event in our mini urban series. We hope you enjoyed yourselves. Lots of quick thinking was required - was your brain fast enough for all those twists and turns!? (Mine wasn't!). 

Massive thank you to David for Planning 2 brilliant courses and to Jenny for Organising, and big, big thanks to all of the other helpers as well.

Results now available at Results 

Overall league results will follow later at    Urban league

Lochardil and Holm - Friday 14th September

[posted 15th Sept]

Thank you all for coming. We hope you enjoyed yourselves. Huge thank you to Wullie Nicolson for planning and organising 2 fantastic courses. Thank you to all of the other helpers too. Looking at Winsplits many were caught out by controls on other sides of high walls and fences.  Read those control descriptions and picture.   Round 3 on Friday - that will be the perfect run. 


Holm Dell and Ness Castle urban - Friday 7th September

[posted 9th September]

About 60 people came and enjoyed a nice evenings run.  Did anyone manage all the optimum route choices?  Thanks a lot to Alison Matheson (organiser), Alasdair & Finaly Raynor (planners) and Pablo Alvarez-Icaza (SI). 


Results - Nairn East Beach [Sunday August 26th]

[posted Sun 26th August]

Thanks to the event team Carolyn and Laurence Cload (organiser), Finlay Todd (planner) and Jon Shepherd (SI).  The rain held off until the end, giving us a better day than forecast.  Nice change to the parking and finish, giving a different run through the dunes, and with the added bonus of a blue course for those wantign to stretch their legs.

Results here