During Middle and Long WRE stages, live GPS tracking will be available to follow the best athletes in the forest.
The tracking coverage will show the route choices both for Men Super Elite and Women Elite.
The list of runners with GPS tacking is available through the following link: GPS TRACKING.
Live tracking services will be provided by Trac Trac, so you can follow the courses clicking HERE.
MCO 2014 Final Bulletin is now online.
For your convenience and major info, you can download the pdf file HERE or in the EVENT INFO menu.
MCO 2014 Technical Info page has been updated with Course details for the three Stages.
Long Arena schema is now online.
This new data is final, so no changes are expected from now on.
Please check all this new information in the Technical Info page.
Due to the large number of entries in Men Elite classes and in order to respect the previously program info and activities, there is a need to reschedule the 1st runner starting times in Men Elite classes for Middle WRE and Long WRE stages.
For the Middle WRE stage, the 1st runner will go to the forest at 8:30 am.
In the Long WRE stage, the first starting times are scheduled at 9:00 am.
The Portuguese Orienteering Blog published the first post concerning MCO2014. The highlight is the confirmed presence of Thierry Gueorgiou and Simone Niggli. Miguel Nóbrega, one of the Event Directors talks about the event and the vital support of local entities in the collaboration of MCO 2014 organization.
Check this post in Portuguese Orienteering Blog… at MCO 2014: Niggli and Gueorgiou towards a high level event
Joaquim Margarido needs no introduction. He’s the face behind Orientovar, Portugal’s most famous Orienteering news blog and also his english sibling….. exact, the Portuguese Orienteering Blog.
MCO 2014 organizers are proud to announce that Joaquim will be our Media Partner for the event.
He will be the eyes in the forest, the ears who will listen the top performers at finish control and the word for all relevant MCO 2014 news, from now on until the last flag is lifted from the ground.
Follow also MCO 2014 in Orientovar or at Portuguese Orienteering Blog…. all major actors from one of the biggest Orienteering events held in Portugal this year will be there.
All MCO2014 entries can be paid by Bank Transfer prior to the event or in cash locally in the Event Center.
The MCO2014 organization will try to reduce the Event Center waiting time as much as we can, so Bank Transfer payment method is preferably for entry correct confirmation.
In the Menu Bar/Entries, there a new item with “How To Pay?” information. Feel free to use it!
If you plan to stay in Satão or Aguiar da Beira during MCO 2014, both municipalities sugest some lodging choices ranging from bed and breakfasts, guest houses, hotels to country houses.
To see some lodging suggestions in Satão, click HERE.
To see some lodging suggestions in Aguiar da Beira, click HERE.
The links will also be available on the above EVENT INFO / LODGING menu bar.
Ponto D’Ori sponsors MCO 2014.
Célia’s and Fernando Crisóstomo’s travel store specializes in Orienteering equipment and general Outdoor Gear, ranging from shirts, gaiters, shoes, compasses, headlights and many other stuff. They will be at Satão and Aguiar da Beira so feel free to visit their shopping tent.