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Route to Christmas: Day 16 2017

Todays leg in Route to Christmas is the second Slovenian leg in this years Route to Christmas. The l...
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Gueorgiou and Alexandersson: Orienteering Achievement of...

Thierry Gueorgiou (France) and Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) have been awarded with “...
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Route to Christmas: Day 15 2017

In todays leg in Route to Christmas we are travelling north in Norway to a long leg in a tricky, sto...
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Route to Christmas: Day 12 2017

Today we are travelling to the World Championships 2019 area in south-eastern Norway. Todays leg is ...
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Route to Christmas: Day 13 2017

In todays edition of Route to Christmas we travel to Czech Republic - to a long and interesting leg ...
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Route to Christmas: Day 14 2017

Todays leg in Route to Christmas is a sprint leg from the World Cup/Pre-WOC in Lavtvia this summer. ...
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14.12.2017 - News from USA
17:59 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Ice Weasels

A few weeks ago, we were hanging out with Jess and Graham, and Id clearly had one beer too many, because somehow the topic of Ice Weasels came up, and I agreed to do the race if Graham got into the Ki ...
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27.11.2017 - News from USA
18:49 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

US Classic Champs

As the Orienteering USA VP of Competition, one of the things Ive done is to work with a group to streamline our extensive list of orienteering championship competitions, starting next year. So, the US ...
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25.10.2017 - News from USA
10:54 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Mt. Toby Trail Race

The final Grand Tree race that would fit into my schedule was the Mt. Toby Trail Race. Ive never done this one, and despite spending two years staying with Peter and Gail at the edge of the forest, Iv ...
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24.10.2017 - News from USA
08:08 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

UNO Boulder Dash

Up North Orienteering Club hosted a National Event last weekend: The Boulder Dash. It was on the Burnt Mountain map that we used last year for the North American Orienteering Championships, and this y ...
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11.10.2017 - News from USA
12:52 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Hudson Highlander

The Hudson Valley Orienteering Club hosts this great event every few years, a metric marathon (26.2km) of orienteering through Harriman State Park. Harriman is a magical place for orienteering, this t ...
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12.09.2017 - News from USA
08:32 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Rediscovering the edge

Its been a while since Ive really pushed a race effort. There were the weeks of marathon training, the weeks of not-training, a week or two of a chest cold, then the marathon itself, which, while a ha ...
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05.09.2017 - News from USA
12:47 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Quebec City Marathon

After injuring my knee, I didnt think Id be running the marathon Id signed up for. Even if my knee were recovered by race day, I had done exactly 14 miles of running over those 33 days, none of it pai ...
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16.08.2017 - News from USA
14:09 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Respecting the process

My summer obsession has been preparing for the Quebec City marathon, at the end of August. Its been a fun challenge, learning to run by pace, putting down the miles and then more miles but not indiscr ...
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14.07.2017 - News from USA
16:05 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Skyline trail race

Id never gotten the chance to do the Skyline race in the Blue Hills, so when it didnt conflict with anything this year, I made sure to get in on the super-short registration window. With a cap of 100 ...
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21.06.2017 - News from USA
13:57 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Greylock trail race and June craziness

In the three weeks since Soapstone, life went a little crazy around here. I write that like its all factors out of my control, but I should know better than that - everything is a choice, and Im reall ...
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30.05.2017 - News from USA
11:35 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Soapstone Mountain Trail Race

I hadnt run this one before, but Ed did it last year and wanted to go again. Sure, long run can be a trail race, why not? And actually, this one was pretty runnable, so that fit the bill nicely. And y ...
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10.05.2017 - News from USA
10:38 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

The Sisters-Billygoat double

Two of my favorite races fell on the same weekend this year: 7 Sisters trail race was on Saturday, and the Billygoat was on Sunday, at Ward Pound Ridge. The good news was they were on separate days! S ...
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14.04.2017 - News from USA
08:20 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Orienteering in CA

Two weekends ago was the US Ultralong Orienteering Championships, in the Bay Area of California. I had to be out there for a board meeting anyway, so figured Id do the races, maybe work a few days fro ...
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21.03.2017 - News from USA
11:07 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

March coaching

March has all the fun marathons, but it also has all the big championship events for the juniors, and this year I put the coaching first. I coached at Junior Nationals for team New England, and then t ...
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02.03.2017 - News from USA
21:23 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Final Eastern Cups

I registered for both races for the final weekend of EC racing. No good reason for it, especially considering it was two 5ks, which are pretty darn short. I guess I wanted to feel some hurt, and so th ...
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31.01.2017 - News from USA
10:16 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Craftsbury marathon

I havent back to the Craftsbury marathon since 2010, and I had actually had fun then, so figured Id better just quit while I was ahead. No idea why I decided to do it again this year, maybe seven year ...
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30.01.2017 - News from USA
15:21 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

White Mountain Classic

The White Mountain Classic is a supposed 30k marathon at Jackson, the one-day club championships. It was beautiful klister conditions up there, loose granular that actually stayed put thanks to a shor ...
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20.01.2017 - News from USA
10:23 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Quarry Road Eastern Cups

The second weekend of Eastern Cup racing was at Quarry Rd, in Waterville. My alma maters home course! They only built the venue six years too late for me to ski there in college. Those are some really ...
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22.12.2016 - News from USA
15:52 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Craftsbury Eastern Cup

I guess Im a couple races behind, but somehow, its already ski season. This season is already looking better than last, with snow on the ground in at least five states around me, and more than enough ...
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11.11.2016 - News from USA
18:50 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Stonecat 50

I signed up for a 50-mile race, back in June. I think the reason I signed up had something to do with catching the bug after running Pisgah in 2013, and wanting to check this idiotic thing off my buck ...
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03.11.2016 - News from USA
09:20 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

Miles to go before I sleep

Fall is finally happening! It took a while, but were finally getting frostier mornings and some leafy colors. My long runs lately have been had me thinking poetically, and lately I feel like Frost is ...
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12.10.2016 - News from USA
12:22 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

North American Orienteering Championships

IThe North American Orienteering Championships (NAOC) is an event that happens every two years, and the hosting country alternates between Canada and the USA. This was my third time competing for the ...
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24.09.2016 - News from USA
06:52 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

US Orienteering Championships

After returning from Sweden, I needed a little time to not think about orienteering. With the US and North American Championships coming up at the end of September, I had a few weeks to get back into ...
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29.08.2016 - News from USA
15:50 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

WOC 2016: The forest races

The forest races at the World Champs were the two I was really excited about. The Long Distance final in my mind is the true test - the winner of this race is indeed the best orienteer in the world. T ...
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25.08.2016 - News from USA
03:18 - Alex Jospe. Ranked 320th

WOC Sprint

I sit here in the team cabin, one of the only ones awake right now, listening to rain and the receding peals of thunder on the morning of the long distance final. The weather has been gorgeous so far ...
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24.08.2016 - News from USA
16:51 - Team USA

Going the distance!

Tomorrow is the long distance final, and with 11.2km/540m/18c for the woman and 15.5km/650m/30c for the men, it will certainly be a challenging day. Be sure to check out the auto-generated map of the ...
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23.08.2016 - News from USA
11:30 - Team USA

Middle wrap

Quick results from the middle distance:Samantha Saeger 46th, Kseniya Popova 55th, and Ross Smith 62nd.It was a beautiful day to be in the forest and the Americans put in some good running. See the co ...
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22.08.2016 - News from USA
15:45 - Team USA

Middle distance tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the Middle Distance race in Tanum, a bit south of Strömstad. Running for Team USA tomorrow are Ross, Kseniya, and Sam.Start times:Ross 12:16Kseniya 15:10Sam 15:26All times are local, six ...
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15:16 - Team USA

Great photos from Ken

Do yourself a favor and check out these great photos from the sprint and sprint relay by Ken Walker, Jr.;
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21.08.2016 - News from USA
14:12 - Team USA

Team USA 24th in Sprint Relay

The Team USA team of Sam, Giacomo, Will, and Hillary finished 24th today in the Sprint Relay.Heres a quick video description of their races from the athletes:And some photos from beside the arena aft ...
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20.08.2016 - News from USA
15:58 - Team USA

Local media exposure for Team USA!

The local newspaper Strömstads Tidning had a nice shot of some Team USA members getting ready to run around the sprint model yesterday:;
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15:53 - Team USA

Will after the Sprint Qual

Todays sprint qual was Wills very first WOC race. He didnt qualify but he did have fun and he finished with a smile.;
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09:22 - Team USA

Quick update after the sprint qual

Quick update from Strömstad: Unfortunately none of the Americans made it through to the final this morning. Alex was our closest, 18th in her heat and only 15s back from qualifying position. No big ...
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19.08.2016 - News from USA
17:11 - Team USA

Sprint sprint sprint!

The World Orienteering Champs kick off tomorrow with the Sprint Qualification and Sprint Final races.Up for Team USA in tomorrow mornings qual races:9:10 Hannah9:18 Hillary9:27 Alex10:07 Ross10:18 Wi ...
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15:10 - Team USA

D minus one!

The races start tomorrow, but that doesnt mean today wasnt busy!Members of the team was up early, mostly in an attempt to be ready for tomorrows early events despite lingering jet lag. There was coff ...
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01:12 - Team USA

US Team arrives in Strömstad for WOC

Most of the team competing at this years World Orienteering Championships in Strömstad, Sweden has arrived in our team accommodations and are settling in. WOC begins on Saturday with the sprint qual ...
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01.08.2016 - News from USA
11:03 - Team USA

WUOC Sprint 2016

WUOC SprintJuly 31, 2016Maps: Women MenResults: Women MenLive page with GPS and splits and photosLocation: LillafüredThe first race of WUOC was this morning, and there were some mixed results from o ...
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02:10 - Team USA

WUOC model event and Opening Ceremony

by WillSaturday July 30 - Model day!​After a solid breakfast, the US Team boarded the busses to head out to the woods for one last day of training.We were brought to another park from what we train ...
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01:57 - Team USA

WUOC 2016 team has made it to hungry

By Will, Sam, and Trey​Hungry for time out in the woods, the US Teambegan our firstfull day venturing out to the national parks surrounding Miskolc. The day began with a scrumptiousbreakfast and di ...
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28.07.2016 - News from USA
22:17 - Alison Campbell. Ranked 483rd

Pre WUOC 2016 tourism

Well I think its time I resurrect this blog dont you?! Its been a long year finishing up my masters course at Heriot Watt but loved it! Im now in Budapest doing a day of sightseeing before meeting u ...
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