15th World Rogaining Championships 2017 - Latvia

Here is a brief look at the recently held and inovative 15th World Rogaining Championships Latvia.

The top ten places were dominated as is usual for WRC's by Open Mens teams, though not unusually two of the top ten teams were Open Mixed teams. Interestingly for a WRC there was only one veteran team in top ten on this occassion. The winners of all three Open events won by clear margins. Interestingly Latvian teams took the first three Open Men and therefor outright places.

1 LAT 673 Straightforward Janis Krumins / Andris Ansabergs 427   23:46:02 1stMO:1          
2 LAT 609 Laid mums tur laimē diet Zigmunds Bībers / Andris Ronimoiss 392   23:43:36 2ndMO:2          
3 LAT 614 LOKO Jānis Ansabergs / Kristaps Jaudzems 389   23:49:01 3rdMO:3          
4 EST 621 MÜRSK Siim Klais / Märt Roosaare 385   23:48:11 MO:4          
5 NZL 1079 Georgia and Greig Georgia Whitla / Greig Hamilton 382   23:41:39 1stXO:1          
6 EST 669 Õnnevalem Sander Mirme / Ain Fjodorov 374   23:48:44 MO:5          
7 CZE 646 Inov-8 Ondrej Skripnik / Radovan Čech 369   23:46:25 MO:6          
8 RUS 1042 Swamp children Anna Korobko / Sergey Miroshkin / Dmitry Shemyatikhin 362   23:47:57 2ndXO:2          
9 RUS 1262 OMEGA Sergey Yashchenko / Oleg Kalinin 358   23:52:02 MO:7 1stMV:1        
10 RUS 709 Damned by Wives - NN rogaining Semyon Yakimov / Andrey Efimov / Konstantin Solovyev 353   23:28:03 MO:8
 

 

12 RUS 1415 SPLAV Nina Mikheeva / Marina Galkina 350   23:50:07 1stWO:1 1stWV:1
17 LAT 1007 Surikati Pēteris Grīviņš / Ieva Upmace 339   23:51:41 3rdXO:3
 
27 LAT 807 Ozons Māra Leitāne / Aiva Jakovela 322   23:34:52 2ndWO:2
34 RUS 830 Arena dream team Anna Burlinova / Maria Plyashechko 316   23:47:55 3rdWO:3

Visit the event web site for a comprehension overview of the event.

Congratulations to the athletes and the organisers.

 

#15WRC2017 LIVE - 2017 World Rogaining Champs Live

#15WRC2017 LIVE

The 15th World Rogaining Championships 2017 Latvia are now live. The event organisers are providing live tracking of selected teams, with some self selected teams and live scoring from ten radio controls. At time of publication the event has been running 16 minutes.

14th WRC Northern Territory Aust - Results, Media, Reports...

The 14th World Rogaining Championships 2016 has been run and won. The organisers have published the results, maps, photographs, reports - wrap up and have called for feedback. By all accounts the event was an outstanding rogaine hosted in arid Central Australia at the Ross River Resort, east of Alice Springs Northern Territory Australia. 

 

"RESULTS - ...commanding performance from Chris Forne and Greig Hamilton (NZL) winning with 4400 points. Second place overall and 1st mixed open to Rob and Kathryn Preston (AUS) on 3880 points. Women's open winners were Georgia Whitla and Lara Prince (NZL) with 3210 points. " Congratulations to these and all the other athletes.

ERC 2017 - Italy - Results and Map

ERC 2017 Italy was held on the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd of April 2017, hosted by Rogaining Italy.

The map and split times are available here; scroll down the page to find the link to the map.

Congratulations to the athletes, volunteers and organising team.

The final result list in compliance with the IRF Rule C17 (b) is attached below.

Attachments:
Download this file (ERC2017 results short.pdf)ERC2017 results[ERC2017 results]313 kB

2015 European Rogaining Championship

European Rogaining Championship was on June 27-28 2015 in Novohradske mountains in the Czech republic. 440 participants (195 teams) were present; another 91 rogainers (44 teams) took part in Open 6 & 12 hour Rogaining Events. We have hosted rogainers from 16 European countries accompanied by several Australians living in Germany as well.

The terrain was very challenging, sometimes, especially during the night; it was not easy to find some check points, although all markers were correctly placed. Also weather was not ideal, fine rain several times changed to cloudburst. Map printed on water-resistant material Pretex required some additional protection, but any complaint concerning of map durability hasn’t occurred.

Final Results: http://www.erc2015.cz/results.html
Event Map: http://www.erc2015.cz/assets/files/documents/Map_erc2015_small.jpg
Routes of all teams per category: http://play-map.com/event.php?id=119&lang=english

The first event photo collection has been published:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1029883823689503.1073741830.900874653257088&type=3

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