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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Last Foot-O meet of Fall, Wakpominee Scout Camp
Come one, come all to the last EMPO foot-O meet, which includes the Club Championship for those who are current members (you can renew at the site for next ...
Posted Oct 27, 2014, 7:04 PM by Admin EMPO
Posted Oct 27, 2014, 2:25 PM by Janet Tryson
Cole Hill results are posted
Cool day but nice running weather ... thanks to all who came! Click the Results link at left.
Posted Oct 18, 2014, 6:23 PM by Janet Tryson