Results are posted on the meet website > https://sites.google.com/site/empo2015ameet/
A mental and physical sport of Scandinavian origin, orienteering is a foot race, a puzzle-solving thought race, a cross country running sport, and a fun recreational activity.
Orienteering is for men, women, and children of all ages and abilities. All you need is a love for the great outdoors! The objective is to locate orange-and-white markers (placed at checkpoints called controls) in parklands or woods using a special, highly detailed topographic map; participants navigate their way to a series of controls before crossing the finish line. Courses vary in difficulty and length - beginner courses are typically 1-2km long with navigation entirely or almost entirely on established trails or other handrails (such as streams, stone walls, field edges), while the most advanced courses are 6-10km long and require extensive cross-country navigation. Participants can travel alone or in groups -- running, walking, or leisurely strolling the course. The sport can be enjoyed as a healthy form of family recreation, or as a highly competitive race involving navigational skill, speed, and physical stamina.
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Results for Tawasentha are posted; info about club meeting
Find the results here.Be sure to read about the annual club meeting and election of officers. The Treasurer position is being vacated this year and we need to elect ...
Posted Jun 5, 2016, 8:41 PM by Janet Tryson
Vischer Ferry results
The write-up and results for the Vischer Ferry event on May 14, 2016, part of the Clifton Park Open Space initiative and directed by Eric Hamilton, are posted. CN ...
Posted May 26, 2016, 8:23 PM by Janet Tryson
Meet notes for Vischer Ferry, May 14, 2016
This weekend's orienteering at Vischer Ferry Preserve is a part of the the Town of Clifton Park's Open Space Celebrations. The white course will be free to all ...
Posted May 11, 2016, 2:13 PM by Janet Tryson