NEWS

For the past two months our ambassadors have served you technical challenges. Now you can read all the assessments from Mari Fasting and Petter Thoresen.

WOC 2019 is helping school children from all over Østfold to learn using maps. This week the production of school maps reached the 100-mark. 

Kristen Treekrem (60) was the map maker on both occasions WOC was held in Norway, Grimstad 1997 and Trondheim 2010. At WOC 2019 he is once again in charge of the map production. 

There’s been made a change in the time schedule for the spectator race on Tuesday August 13th at Knatterud. The WOC competitors will start and be finished by 12.30 (CET), and the spectator race will follow shortly thereafter.

Do you wish to stay near the WOC venue at Mørk? Book accommodation in Skiptvet now!

A lot of people have already registered for the spectator races during the World Orienteering Championships in Østfold 12-17 August 2019. Many also need a place to stay during the orienteering festival.

3690 entries from 27 nations were the status foe the specator races before the early bird deadline on monday.

Olav Lundanes and Marianne Andersen won Lørdagskjappen on saturday and the Fredrikstad runners Kamilla Olaussen and Martin Hubmann won Smaaleneneløpet on sunday. Here's a little recap of this weekends orienteering action in Østfold.  

Sweden is tipped by many to make a killer result in this year’s WOC. WOC 2019 host city Sarpsborg has been ravaged by the Swedes before during its long history. 

 

The Norwegian Spring continues this sunday with Solrenningen, another crucial step in the preperations for WOC2019 from 12th to 17th of august.

(Halden, Østfold) Several WOC-favourites are in Østfold this weekend to run the Norwegian Spring. The attendance was so great in the Womens elite class that the organizers had to split the runners into “Norwegian clubs” and “Foreign clubs” and the men’s elite class was split into three classes. The preparations for the World Orienteering Championships from 12thto 17thof August is on and almost the entire world elite are running in Østfold this weekend.

Dæhli and Hausken the best at relay trial Dæhli and Hausken the best at relay trial 2019-06-26 - Magne Dæhli and Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg sprinted best for victories during the Norwegian national team’s open investigation race for the WOC relay Tuesday. Approaching WOC 2019 the two have fairly different planning schedules. More detail
The medal winners of Østfold: Magne Dæhli The medal winners of Østfold: Magne Dæhli 2019-06-21 - No less than 88 WOC medals have been won by runners representing one of the clubs from Østfold. We will present all of them in the build-up to WOC 2019. Number 22 is Magne Dæhli. More detail
The medal winners of Østfold: Elena Roos The medal winners of Østfold: Elena Roos 2019-06-13 - No less than 88 WOC medals have been won by runners representing one of the clubs from Østfold. We will present all of them in the build-up to WOC 2019. Number 21 is Elena Roos. More detail