This article is written in conjunction with the Thailand International Orienteering Championship. Chiang Mai is an interesting place. For starters, it was historically the centre of a kingdom called Lanna, only to be gradually assimilated into Siam/Thailand during the past 250 years. Lanna was historically and culturally distinct from Siam; it spoke its own language
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Thanks for the wait—it’s finally out—read it here! And it’s one week left! Limited on-the-day tryout spots (non-race) are available for 599 baht (Students 199 baht). Come while spaces last! (Tryout on 29 Dec is free at Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel!) Read the bulletin. Stay tuned for more Chiang Mai and Asia related posts!
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The highlight of the year, World Cup Finals in China, is finally starting! The middle distance event starts at 11:30 (05:30 CET) on Saturday, with paid online TV from 14:00 (08:00 CET). The sprint relay is on Sunday (paid online TV from 14:30, NOTE WINTER TIME IN EUROPE = 07:30 CET). Individual sprint is on
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The 10-day Tropical Orienteering Week ended last Sunday with a 6 km orienteering race on the beaches near Tanjung Lumpur, Kuantan, Malaysia. 8 races in 10 days is quite a challenge for many orienteers, but it comes with a reward—the six venues used for the O-Week (including the Polytechnic used for the World and National
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The second World Ranking Event (WRE) hosted by Malaysia took place in Kuantan last weekend. Orienteers from 10 countries/regions joined one of the largest orienteering events in Southeast Asia. The WRE is part of the Tropical Orienteering Week, a cooperation between the Malaysian Orienteering Federation and ORIEN.ASIA. The O-Week includes eight races over ten days,
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