WOC Sprint photo-O
Bill Anderson and Gloria Rankin have returned from Italy and the World Orienteering Championships. They have put together this photo-O. Can you complete it in the runner's winning time of 20 minutes?
Suncoast Orienteering - a Winter Treat!
Read Bill Anderson's story of orienteering in Florida at a meet run by club member Gord Hunter on one of Gord's many new maps in Florida.
How We Cleared the Ottawa Rogaine
The other day I was lying on the couch chowing down on a jumbo bag of Cheetos and watching re-runs of Gilligan’s Island when my son Eric came up to me and asked if I would come outside to play in the woods. When Eric was eleven years old and a very keen scout, playing in the woods meant building shelters and lighting campfires, but now that he is 22 years old and an elite orienteer, playing in the woods is a completely different matter.
This year’s Gatineau Rogaine hosted by Ottawa OC was not my first attempt at this type of endurance race. I have run a Rogaine with my kids almost every year for the last 7 years but we have never managed to claim victory. The competition is always very tough and my pride too important to me (more about this later). This year Eric and I were on a mission to win.
Winning Routes from the 2013 ROGAINE
The following images show the routes taken by the winning teams for the 2013 ROGAINE. Clicking on an image will bring up a full size view.