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Vienna O Challenge - Austria's most fun orienteering event

Competition nameVienna O Challenge - Austria's most fun orienteering event
Start date20220826
End date20220828
CountryAustria
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityVienna
Club/organizerOL-Sport
Region of countryVienna
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
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Max distance from eventcentre to competitions7
Latest entry date31.07.2022
Event descriptionThe aim of the Vienna Orienteering Challenge (VOC) is to offer a high-quality sprint orienteering event that is attractive for beginners, recreational and competitive athletes. VOC is a weekend event with 3+1 stages in Vienna within 48 hours (Friday evening - Sunday afternoon). The sprint orienteering format attracts international participants, world-class athletes and Austrian orienteers. The total time of all 3 sprint races combined counts for the overall ranking. The Vienna Sprint Relay concludes the sprint weekend. In the first 2 editions many up-and-coming and successful elite orienteers used the weekend to improve and fine-tune their sprint skills. Participants from more than 20 countries make it a truly international meeting. VOC is an EcoEvent and all venues easy to reach by public transport. No need for a car during the weekend. Participant: "Three days of gourmet orienteering for sprint aficionados. High quality courses in different urban terrains, all accessible by public transport, smooth organisation, and a warm atmosphere with an international flavour. Thanks for this amazing event! Elite: "Really top weekend. Would 10/10 recommend for sprint fans."
Terrain descriptionOur focus is to offer high-quality sprint maps and challenging courses in Vienna's most attractive sprint areas. The event is brought to you by experienced organisers and elite orienteers. Look forward to running in beautiful parks and intricate urban areas.
Training possibilitiesExcellent training possibilities, hills around Vienna, 1-1,5 hours drive to mountain regions.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Vienna is the World's most liveable city according to various rankings. Visit palaces, renowned museum exhibitions and vineyards or simply enjoy the Viennese coffee culture, food, etc. There is enough time before and after the events for other activities. You can find out more on vienna.info and start planning your visit.
Live results available?Yes
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