Route to Christmas: Day 15 2020

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2020 is from a Finnish night orienteering competition – the first race in the Kurko Cup organized last month. The chosen leg is the first leg out from the start – organized as a mass start. Thanks a lot to Arttu Syrjäläinen for the tip! Arttu ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 14 2020

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is from the final stage from the Lapland O Week – far up north in Finland. Thanks a lot to Antti Vainio for the tip! The chosen leg is the leg from control 17 to 18 quite late on the long course. The leg is as usually ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 13 2020

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is the first urban sprint leg in this years’ edition. The chosen leg is from the Budapest KO sprint champs. Thanks a lot to Máté Maródi for suggestion, analysis and illustration! This was the final of the Budapest KO sprint. The map is by Teodóra ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 12 2020

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Today’s edition of Route to Christmas travels to Spain and the middle distance race of Maximum O-Meeting which was organized west of Madrid this February.  The chosen leg is the 7th leg, which was common for the men’s and women’s elite course. The men’s class is chosen for analysis as ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 11 2020

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2020 is the first leg from the final of the legendary night orienteering cup “Harry Lagerts Nattcup” in Oslo – a race which has been featured several times earlier in Route to Christmas. Thanks a lot to Søren Jonsson for the tip, and for course setter ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 10 2020

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas takes us to some interesting Swiss Jura terrain. The chosen leg is from the International Youth Orienteering Meeting Long distance organized in the end of October. There was also an elite class in the competition, and routes are from a combination of the M20 ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 9 2020

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Today’s Route to Christmas takes another trip to Finland and the Finnish Championships long distance. This time we look at the 5th leg – also a tip by Anssi Vesanto. In preparation for this leg it could be a good idea to visit day 6 to look at how the routechoice ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 8 2020

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Today’s Route to Christmas features a long leg in the elite women’s class. As on day 4 we travel to Sweden and the Swedish Championships long distance, but whereas the featured men’s leg was a simple “straight or around on the road” leg, this one is more complex where it ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 7 2020

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas 2020 is a very long leg from Bulgaria – what a start for the Bulgarian Championships Long distance! Thanks a lot to Todor Kolev for the tip! The leg is as usually first provided without routes – you may take a look at it and ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 6 2020

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In today’s edition of  Route to Christmas  we travel to flat – but yet interesting – terrain in Finland. The chosen competition is the Finnish Championships, and the chosen leg is the long leg to control 8 in the men’s class. Thanks a lot to Anssi Vesanto for the tip! ...

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