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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Did you win a Lucky-voter prize this year?

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Lots of sponsor prizes to be given away! A big thank you all for voting and nominating courses for “Course of the Year 2017″  – in the end WOC Middle 2017 won the “Course of the Year 2017″ overall. Read on to see if YOU won a prize as a “Lucky voter” this ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 20 2017

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is from one of the Swiss Testrace X, organized in one of those green Swiss forests where you have got to fight hard in the green forest and run really fast when you are on a path or road. Thanks to regular reader “Color ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 19 2017

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In today’s edition of Route to Christmas we are travelling to Finland and the world’s largest orienteering relay: Jukola. We are joining around 1400 runners at the 6th leg in the relay – a long leg between control point 13 and 14.  The leg is suggested by Tobia Pezzati, who ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 18 2017

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is from the “Course of the Year 2017″ – WOC Middle in Estonia – and the leg is chosen by the course setter  Sven Oras. He has chosen the 19th leg in the Men 21 course as his favourite. Oras says about the course ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 17 2017

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Today we are moving to Denmark in Route to Christmas – to a terrain which is described as epic/legendary by Johan Aagaard who suggested the leg (thanks!). The chosen leg is the 24th leg in the H21 course from the Danish Championships Ultralong . The leg is as usually first provided without ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 16 2017

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is the second Slovenian leg in this year’s Route to Christmas. The leg was a part of M21E long course at traditional March event Lipica open 2017.  According to Ivan Nagy who suggested this leg, the terrain of Veliki dol is one of the nicest ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 15 2017

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In today’s leg in Route to Christmas we are travelling north in Norway to a long leg in a tricky, stony mountain-type terrain in the Oppdal area, south of Trondheim. Enjoyable leg in enjoyable terrain! The course in question is the Men Elite course from O-Festivalen – the largest orienteering ...

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Gueorgiou and Alexandersson: Orienteering Achievement of 2017!

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Thierry Gueorgiou (France) and Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) have been awarded with “The Orienteering Achievement of 2017″ titles in the men’s and women’s class, respectively! The vote has been decided by the big international readership of WorldofO.com – nearly 4000 unique votes from around 60 different countries have been delivered. Read interviews with the ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 14 2017

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is a sprint leg from the World Cup/Pre-WOC in Lavtvia this summer. The chosen leg is the 20th leg in the men’s course. The leg is as usually first provided without routes – you may take a look at it and think about how ...

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