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:

30th Nov: Updated Merkinch Details

27th Nov: Littlemill Routegadget

26th Nov: Littlemill Results & Winsplits

Our Next Events 

Merkinch Northern Night cup - Wed 13th December in Inverness.
A brand new map with two contrasting halves: parkland & dense woods within the Merkinch Local Nature Reserve, leading onto a dense network of alleyways, fences, walls & dead ends in the exciting urban terrain of Merkinch & South Kessock. There is no less than 5m height gain anywhere, the area is pan flat. 
NB: Under 16 year-old runners on the Long course will need to be accompanied by an adult – see event flyer
Online Entry              Details

Last event:
Littlemill, south of Inverness - 26th November 2023. 
A crisp frosty morning saw 75 competitors enjoy the intricate terrain of kettle lochs and marshes.


iROMP - Carse of Ardersier (Nov & Dec 2023)

Email James Laird This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get maps and info for the current iROMP.

Northern Night Cup 2023/24

This is beginning to take shape with some dates confirmed:

Wednesday 29 November(BASOC): Ellan Wood

Wednesday 06 December (MOR): Borgie Arboretum

Wednesday 24 January (BASOC):  Spey Valley Golf Course

Wednesday 31 January (MOR): Carsehill

Wednesday 7 February (INVOC): Nairn East Beach

North Urban League 2023 (Sponsored by A4 Print Inverness)

Final Standings after all 4 events.

NUL1: Weds June 7th Forres.  Results.

NUL2.Thurs June 15th UHI, Inverness NUL2(UHI) Results

NUL3. Thurs June 22nd Inshes Park Results

NUL4. Weds June 28th Elgin, Moray www.mor.scot

Local, Regional and National Fixtures

All of INVOC's fixtures including iROMPs and MAPRUNs can be found by clicking the link here

See Scottish Orienteering Events Calendar for other Scottish fixtures, or MOR's and BASOC's websites for their specific events.

Training and Coaching:

Technique training:   

  •  iJOS and Talons Weds evenings alternating in terrain and online.  
  •  Eagle Eyes every fortnight in terrain

Details and sign up via Spond. If you are not already in a training group (and using Spond) and wish to join one of them contact Jacquie Laird. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Due to covid restrictions additional spaces may be limited.

iROMP (forest) & MAPRUN (urban) :

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

Running training: The park run is a regular for many INVOCs including our best runners. For those using Strava as a training log join the INVOC Strava club. This week's Strava training league table is here