Route to Christmas: Day 14 2022

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2022 is another sprint leg – this time from MOC Camp Sprint Final in Rotondella organized by PWT Italia. The chosen leg is the longest leg in the competition – leg 15 – and the tip comes from Riccardo Scalet (thanks a lot!). Riccardo ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 13 2022

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2022 is a real long distance forest leg again – this time from the men’s class in the Swedish Champs Long distance. Thanks a lot to Agnar Reolen and Georgi for the tip to consider this course! There were several interesting legs here, but I ...

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Course of the Year 2022: Last chance to add suggestions!

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[See all nominations here] Tuesday December 13th is the last chance to add suggestions to “Course of the Year 2022″. We already got 45 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 2022″. Based on all ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 12 2022

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2022 is again from one of the courses nominated for Course of the Year 2022 – a very interesting leg from the men’s class of the Junior World Orienteering Championships Sprint in Portugal this summer. Thanks a lot to Rafael Miguel for the tip! The leg ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 11 2022

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From ultralong distance in marshes to running in tunnels of a fortress: Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2022 is the complete opposite of yesterday’s leg from the roots of orienteering at the Norwegian Champs Ultralong distance. At the 11th day of Route to Christmas we visit a very special ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 10 2022

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– The leg to the 2nd control is one of the best route choice legs I’ve seen this year, and personally I think it’s probably the route choice I was struggling with the most to decide in the last few years. These are the words of elite runner Ivar Lundanes of Ivarnational ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 9 2022

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2022 is from a night orienteering race in Norway – in foggy weather where night orienteering really gets interesting. The tip is from Terje Wiig Mathisen – and the chosen leg is the first leg from the second longest course. Terje writes: – I really liked ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 8 2022

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2022 is another leg from Czech Republic – this time we travel to exciting sandstone terrain at the Czech Championships Long. This course was nominated for Course of the Year 2022 by Matej Burda – and it is definitely an interesting course. After taking a ...

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Course of the Year 2022: Submit your suggestions!

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What was the best orienteering course of 2022? WOC Long distance won in 2021, The Norwegian World Champs selection race long distance won in 2019, the World Cup Final Middle in Czech Republic won in 2018, the World Champs middle distance in Estonia won in 2017 and the last stage of France 5 won in 2016. Other winners ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 7 2022

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– The best long distance I’ve ever run in Czech Republic. For this I do orienteering, Czech national team runner Milos Nykodym wrote in his map archive after running the course which is featured in today’s edition of Route to Christmas 2022. Thanks a lot to Ales Henja for the tip! ...

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