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Route to Christmas: Day 3 2017

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Today we travel to Finland and the Finnish Championships Long for Route to Christmas. The leg in question is the first leg – right out from the start in the middle of an alpine hill.  The leg is as usually first provided without routes – you may take a look ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 2 2017

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Today we are moving over to a long and decisive leg in the Swiss Alps. Fantastic nature and high altitude may make it tricky to do the right choice – can you take the right choice at Route to Christmas Day 2?  The chosen leg is the long leg from ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 1 2017

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Route to Christmas 2017 starts with a Boom: A 2.5 kilometer long challenging leg in mountain terrain from the Norwegian Championships Ultralong – a course which recently placed 4th in the “Course of the Year 2017″ contest. The chosen leg is the 6th leg from the women’s elite course. The men ...

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Course of the Year 2017: World Champs Middle

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A very technical middle distance course in Estonia took the honors as “Orienteering Course of the Year 2017″ – a course which really challenged the competitors. You had to handle both tricky orienteering in low visibility forest and be able to speed up/down when the difficulty changed. A very worthy winner! ...

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Midnight Monday: Last Chance to Vote for Best Course

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See the 12 courses leading the vote for “Course of the Year 2017″ here! There is now only one day left to vote! Prizes with a total value of more than 4.500 Euro to be won! Vote here! Note! The voting does currently not work very well on mobile – ...

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Vote for Course of the Year 2017 now!

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Set up your personal Top 5 List from the nominated maps – and win prizes from our sponsors! The nominated maps have been chosen based on submissions from the WorldofO.com readers and some of the worlds top orienteers through the last weeks. Now YOU can choose “The Course of the ...

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Marianne Andersen about Course of the Year 2017

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Marianne Andersen has had a great season this year after struggling with injuries for many years – back with a WOC medal 7 years after her previous WOC medal in Trondheim in 2010. Read on for an interview with Andersen on her favourite orienteering courses in 2017.  This interview is part of the ...

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Course of the Year 2017: Last chance to add suggestions

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[See all nominations here] Monday November 20th 2017 is the last chance to add suggestions to “Course of the Year 2017″. We already got more than 50 nominations in the comments to the intro article  – most of these are high quality courses which will be part of the voting in “Course of the Year ...

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Oleksandr Kratov chooses a Portuguese course has his 2017 favourite

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Ukrainian Oleksandr Kratov is known for spending a lot of time on orienteering technical training – good maps and courses being crucial for his preparations. Read on for an interview with Kratov on his favourite orienteering courses in 2017.  This interview is part of the “Course of the Year 2017″ contest ...

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