NEWS

The competitors in the spectator races during WOC 2019 will get close to WOC and experiences to remember. The duo Anne Elisabeth Ramtvedt and Finn Henry Lillestrand bear the responsibility for conducting the six spectator races during WOC 2019 in Østfold from 12th to 17th of August.

There was a fantastic turnout for tonight´s volunteer kick off! We will need even more people, and here you can read more about how to report as a volunteer for WOC 2019.

Newly appointed Svend Sondre will help the WOC county on the way towards mapping of all schools, and a well structured organisation of volunteers during WOC 2019.

Tove Alexandersson and Thierry Gueorgiou have been awarded orienteering achievements of the year for 2017. One of them will be a gold medal contender in Østfold 2019.

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.

The medal winners of Østfold: Vincent Coupat The medal winners of Østfold: Vincent Coupat 2019-07-12 - 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 24 is Vincent Coupat. More detail
When the white moose Albin lived in the WOC forest When the white moose Albin lived in the WOC forest 2019-07-12 - From 2006 and onwards the white moose Albin became a Norwegian and international celebrity while he peacefully strolled around in the WOC forest in the Mørk-area. It all came to an end a beautiful autumn day in 2011 when he met a Danish hunter. More detail
Favourites on track for World Orienteering Championships Favourites on track for World Orienteering Championships 2019-07-09 - Who will represent their countries at WOC was decided as around 15 nations gathered for two test races at Rokke in Østfold last weekend. More detail