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In the third edition of WOC2019's GPS Analysis Column World of O's Jan Kocbach takes a look at the GPS-tracking from Småleneløpet - a long distance race organized in April 2017 in very WOC relevant terrain north of Mysen. Again a must read for those interested in WOC 2019 terrain. This article is co-posted on World of O as Day 12 in World of O's "Route to Christmas".

In 2019, the world leading control chasers will gather to fight out for titles in Østfold. The event will be held with athletes from more than 50 nations, but the fun is not reserved exclusively for the elite runners. Schoolchildren will also be led on the right path.

The 2019 organizers with great ambitions when they met up with the Norwegian national team squad.

During last week’s training assembly for the Norwegian national team, representatives from the WOC 2019 organization showed up to tell a bit of what to expect in less than two years’ time.

The County council of Østfold has today granted the WOC organization NOK 2000000 (Around 212000 euros) to put into the preparations for World Championships. WOC 2019 will be the biggest sporting event ever held in the county.

Bulletin 1-2 for WC 2018 is to be found at the "For teams" page.

In the second edition of WOC2019's GPS Analysis Column World of O's Jan Kocbach takes a look at the GPS-tracking from the Norwegian Championships Long distance, organized September 7th 2017 in the neighbour terrain of the 2018 pre WOC and World Cup races. A must read for those interested in WOC 2019 terrain.

Bulletin 1 for WOC 2019 is to be found at the "For teams" page.

Around 30 national team runners from Sweden are currently on a ten day training camp in Østfold.

In WOC2019's GPS Analysis Column World of O's Jan Kocbach takes a look at the GPS-tracking from selected races or trainings in WOC 2019 relevant terrain. In this first edition of the column focus is on the Euromeeting Long distance organized at Rudskogen September 3rd 2017.

-I will maybe come to Østfold in 2019 either as a spectator or as a coach, the terrain is fantastic!

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