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Route to Christmas: Day 12 2019

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is a long, special leg from a traditional night-orienteering series in Jyväskylä, Finland (since 1998). The race is JNC Kurko – and the leg is the 6th leg, a really long one, with lots of options.  Thanks to Arttu Syrjäläinen for the tip! Arttu writes the ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 11 2019

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Today’s edition of Route to Christmas to Christmas travels to Spain where we study a 2600 meter long leg in hilly terrain. – I was struggling to decide where is fastest to move through the terrain, Ivan Sirakov comments in his Doma archive. Paths and roads are thus a tempting ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 10 2019

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is an interesting long leg in “broken” terrain at O-festivalen in Norway this summer. We have chosen a leg in the women’s class with several distinct options – including some tricky micro-routechoices. Thanks to Terje Mathisen for the tip – highly appreciated as always.  The tip ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 9 2019

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Today’s Route to Christmas takes us to a long leg in a hilly terrain in Denmark. – Lots of challenging route-choices and I think the course-planner did a good job out of a limited terrain, Junior World Champion Kasper Fosser said about the Junior World Orienteering Championship (JWOC) Long distance M20 course ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 8 2019

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is the first one in the 2019-edition which comes from a sprint race. The chosen leg is from the Swedish League Sprint race in  Fisksätra. In an interview with Gustav Bergman for “Course of the Year 2019″ today, Bergman named this course the best sprint course he had been ...

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