Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Monday, September 24, 2007

First notes from sprint/relay weekend


I was in Connecticut for the sprint/relays this weekend and had a lot of fun. I'll try to get around to posting some maps (or pointing to the maps that someone else posts).

WCOC did a great job - good maps, good courses, solid organization.

One of the most interesting things they did was squeeze a lot of orienteering into a small area. The sprint map covered less than a square kilometer and was used for three sprint races. The relay map covered just a little more than a square kilometer. I like to see clubs make good use of such small areas.

Iceland snapshot of the day

This was described as the world's best "hummer suppa" (i.e. lobster soup). I had two bowls. It was very good. I had the soup at a little restaurant by the harbor in Reykjavik called Saegreifinn. I recommend it.

Back to okansas.blogspot.com.

posted by Michael | 7:33 PM


The relay map is here:



I.C. Croce
Orienteering Team from Italy

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