MTB Orienteering Tour in the USA

Posted on | September 9, 2014 | Category: News

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The IOF is organising together with Orienteering USA a Mountain Bike Orienteering Tour through the USA. Magnus Wallenborg, a member of the IOF MTB Orienteering Commission, will cross the USA with Orienteering USA Vice President of Clubs & MTB Orienteering (MTBO) leader Greg Lennon. The goal of the Tour is to promote club and race director interest in MTBO, identify areas with high MTBO potential, and increase the visibility of the sport to potential participants and sponsors.

The Tour will take place 20 – 28 September, and it will include events and clinics, in addition to presentations and site (terrain) visits. The Tour schedule (listed below) is subject to change, and presentation details (time and location) will be posted soon.

Tour Schedule

Sept. 20, Saturday: MTBO Event & Clinic, hosted by Joe Brautigam, Western Connecticut Orienteering Club (WCOC), Huntington State Park, Redding, CT

Sept. 21, Sunday: MTBO Event & Clinic, hosted by Dave Ashley, Quantico Orienteering Club (QOC), Lake Accotink Park, VA

Sept. 21, Sunday: site visit, Pocahontas State Park, near Richmond VA

Sept. 22, Monday: site visits in Ohio (OCIN) and Kentucky (OLOU) areas

Sept. 23, Tuesday: site visit in St. Louis (SLOC) area

Sept. 24, Wednesday: Presentation, hosted by Mike Eglinski, Orienteering Kansas (OK), Lawrence, KS

Sept. 25, Thursday: Presentation, hosted by Rocky Mountain Orienteering Club, Denver, CO

Sept. 26, Friday: Presentation, hosted by City of Trees Orienteering Club, Boise ID

Sept. 27, Saturday: MTBO Event & Clinic, hosted by Sue Grandjean and Abra McNair, Columbia River Orienteering Club (CROC), Portland OR

Sept. 28, Sunday: site visit, hosted by Convention & Visitors Bureau, Bend, OR


For more information, please visit Orienteering USA webpage. News, photos and stories from the tour will be published in IOF Social Media (Twitter, Facebook) and later on the website.

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