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Route to Christmas: Day 15 2013

Today we have got another recent night orienteering race on the program in Route to Christmas – from Höias Trimtex Night Cup race 2 November 15th 2013 – a race run with chasing start. The leg is as usually first provided without routes – you may take a look at ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 14 2013

Todays leg in Route to Christmas is from Poland – the longest leg in the Polish Championships night orienteering organized at September 27th 2013. Thanks to Rafal Podzinski for both suggesting the leg and preparing a map with routes. Rafal writes the following in his introduction to the leg: – ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 13 2013

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Todays leg in Route to Christmas is a very fresh one – from a long distance night orienteering race just two days ago. It is a long leg – more than 1.5 km long – and the choice you have to make is a typical one for night orienteering: Straight ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 12 2013

We are back in Finland at the World Championships – but instead of looking at the finals which most have probably taken a good, long look at, we look at the long distance qualification. Here we had a long leg with interesting route choice options. Todays leg in Route to ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 11 2013

Todays we travel to Norway for the Night Hawk relay – looking at leg number 8. A long leg in tough Norwegian forest – at night. Do you master the orienteering well enough to go straight? Note that you may choose to look at this challenge as a day leg ...

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Orienteering Achievement of 2013: Last Chance to Vote!

Nearly 4000 unique votes have been posted for “The Orienteering Achievement of 2013″ – we are now into the last day of voting. Voting closes at 23:59 CET tonight. The stories behind the medals and the achievements  is what makes the sport truly fascinating Winning a gold medal at the ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 10 2013

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is from a Night sprint at Bergen Sprint Camp in February 2013 in Bergen, Norway. This course had quite a few tricky legs, but we have chosen leg 3 for the analysis with leg 5 as a bonus leg. Thanks to Niklas Profors for ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 9 2013

Todays leg in Route to Christmas is from an interesting course in a very tricky terrain – the Finnish WOC selection races. Many runners had big, big problems solving the orienteering challenges they got served from the course setter – you can see a collection of many, many of the ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 8 2013

Today we travel to Slovenia to one of those very interesting karst terrains where you may easily get lost if you are not careful with your orienteering. Although this type of terrain is maybe more challenging for just finding the control than for choosing the route – there are many ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 7 2013

On the 7th day in this Christmas calendar we travel to the country (or one of the countries) of Santa Claus – Finland. The place is Vuokatti – and the race is WOC middle. Today we take a look at the women’s course – the long leg to control number ...

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