EOC 2018 Sprint Men: GPS & Splits Analysis

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In a demanding sprint course at EOC 2018 Sprint, the winners Daniel Hubmann and Matthias Kyburz took the right routechoice on nearly every leg – and their execution of the routechoices was close to perfect.  The following analysis goes through the GPS- and splits-data on the most interesting legs, and looks at ...

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EOC 2018 Sprint: Maps and Results

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Tove Alexandersson (SWE) won the women’s race while Matthias Kyburz and Daniel Hubmann (both SUI) shared the victory in the men’s race in the sprint which marked the opening of the European Championships 2018 in the Ticino-region in Switzerland.  The first day in the championships was a big success for ...

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EOC 2018: All You Need To Know!

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Excellent live coverage is offered when the European Orienteering Championships (EOC)  starts on Sunday May 6th with Sprint qualification and final – and finishes the following Sunday, May 13th, with the Long distance. The program also includes Middle (qualification Tuesday, final Wednesday), Sprint Relay (Thursday) and Relay (Saturday).  Update: Updated with information ...

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10Mila 2018: All You Need To Know!

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One of the main highlights of the spring season is coming up on Saturday & Sunday morning: 10Mila in Nynäshamn, Sweden. The organizer again focus on high quality webTV broadcasts, spectators both at home and on the arena in Sweden can expect highly entertaining competitions.  The start for the men’s relay ...

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Christmas Orienteering

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Christmas is a perfect time for orienteering – take a look at some of the nice “Christmas special” orienteering courses here. Have you got your own “Christmas special” or “New year special” orienteering course? Why not post it as a comment below?

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Route to Christmas: Day 24 2017

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The final leg in the 2017-edition of Route to Christmas is a more than 3000 meter long leg from the ultralong distance race Blodslitet in Norway last October. The leg has been suggested by Oleksandr Kratov, who says “I didn’t run this leg, but still I think it is one of the best ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 23 2017

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas from the Legends-class in a tough, long night orienteering race organized in the Oslo-area in Norway in October this year: The Harry Lagerts final race. In the middle of Nordmarka at dead of night, in a rough forrest terrain, shrouded in mist and rain for the occasion.  ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 22 2017

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas takes us to Italy and the Dolomites – to a relay called “Relay of the Dolomites”. The relay is a 5-person relay combining different age groups and men/women. The leg is as usually first provided without routes – you may take a look at ...

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Lucky voters: Check if you won fantastic prizes!

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Christmas present: Check here if you won any of the prizes worth more than 5500 Euros in total in your voting or nomination for “The Orienteering Achievement of 2017″!  Winners of “The Orienteering Achievement of 2017″ were Tove Alexandersson and Thierry Gueorgiou – read more about their fantastic achievements and read interviews with ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 21 2017

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is a very complex leg from the World Military Championships Long distance organized in Finland. The leg in question is the first leg, where the runners were thrown into an interesting routechoice problem. Thanks to regular reader “Color converter” for another excellent tip.  The leg is ...

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