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Swiss Championships in Long Distance Orienteering

Competition nameSwiss Championships in Long Distance Orienteering
Start date20220910
End date20220911
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityAlt St. Johann, Switzerland
Club/organizerOL Regio Wil
Region of countryNortheast
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners2000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+41792193083
Contact postal addressLängistrasse 2, 9248 Bichwil
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions2
Latest entry date29.08.22, 23:59
Entry fee (Euro)approx. EUR 37 (CHF 39)
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Event descriptionOn 10.09 and 11.09.22 orienteering at the highest level will be offered in Toggenburg. To get used to the terrain, a regional middle distance orienteering competition on the new map 'Gänderich' will be offered on Saturday. The highlight is the Swiss Long Distance Championship, which will take place on the Alp Selamatt - Breitenalp above Alt St. Johann and is announced as a World Ranking Event (WRE). Almost 2000 runners from all over Switzerland are expected. The competitions will take place in terrain relevant for the 2023 World Orienteering Championships in Flims, Switzerland. Therefore, some international elite runners are also expected.
Terrain descriptionAlpine terrain between 1400 m.o.s till 1800 m.o.s, in summer most of it grazed with good runnability and sections of detailed and rocky terrain with cliffs. Weather can change quickly.
Training possibilitiesOn 10.09.22 an orienteering training with timing will be offered on the map Laui - Thurwies, above Wildhaus.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Toggenburg is a famous touristic region for summer and winter. In summer some faboulous hiking, mountain biking offers ample opportunities for outdoor enthusiast. In winter ski resorts up to 2250 m.o.s offer great downhill skiing, cross country skiing is offered in the valley. See also
Street address of navigation pointHauptstrasse 14, CH-9657 Unterwasser
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