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There are six spectator races during WOC 2019 12thto 17thof August. The race with most historical significance will be the one in Fredrikstad on Thursday Aug 15th, where you chase controls in and around Kongsten Fortress. 

Now we have reached 200 entries for the spectator races during WOC 2019 from August 12thto 17th. You have the chance to join in as well! 

It is today exactly six months left before Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships is held in Østfold, Norway. Nearly 30 of the applications to become a volunteer during WOC 2019 have so far come from countries outside of Norway.

Most of WOC 2019 will take place around Mørk in Spydeberg. Let us present a map from 1775 over the terrain – where dangerous elk once threatened people in the woods.

No need to wait! Registration of entries for the spectator races during WOC 2019 is opened. The entries have also been opened for the WOC2019-camping and the “School Hotel”. WOC 2019 takes place from 12th-17thof August.

 

 

WOC 2019 from 12thto 17thof August have high ambitions to create the best WOC ever. Today the organisers made another step towards making the ambitions come true.

Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships in Østfold August 2019 aims to become the best WOC ever held. And for that vision to become a reality the WOC organisation needs your help.

The advantage with an orienteering race compared with any other race is that every competitor has a chance to win, a newspaper newspaper in 1927.

It’s all settled for great international fights amongst the juniors during WOC 2019. Two of the spectator races will be part of the national junior series (Norgescupen), and the mass start competion on Friday will use the same inrun as the WOC seniors will use the same day.

Many runners have been in touch to secure hotel accommodation for WOC 2019, from 12th to 17th of August next year. Now the possibility to book rooms at Quality Hotel Sarpsborg has been opened.

3690 early birds ready 3690 early birds ready 2019-04-17 - 3690 entries from 27 nations were the status foe the specator races before the early bird deadline on monday. More detail
Weekend recap: Olaussen in a league of her own in Smaaleneneløpet Weekend recap: Olaussen in a league of her own in Smaaleneneløpet 2019-04-15 - 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.   More detail
Sarpsborg: Waterfall city wiped out by the Swedes Sarpsborg: Waterfall city wiped out by the Swedes 2019-04-10 - 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.    More detail