Technical Info

Event Directors: Rafael Miguel and Miguel Nóbrega
Event Adviser: Luís Sérgio
Technical responsible: Bruno Nazário

21st of February (Friday  - Day 0) – Model Event

Model Event extract

Map: Nosso Senhor dos Caminhos (Sátão) - 2012

Terrain: Map used in 3rd and 4th days of Portugal O’meeting 2012. Both pine forest and open ares are present, with some undergrowth in the latter. Moderate density of contour details and a lot of rock details. Terrain very similar to the MCO 2014 terrains.

Map Maker: Tiago Aires (Portugal)

Scales: 1:7.500; 1:10.000; 1:15.000     Contour interval : 5m

Parking: It will be close to the sanctuary. Drivers should follow the organization indications

 Warning:  Organization highly recommends the use of spike shoes.

22nd of February  (saturday – Day 1) - Middle Distance [WRE] and  Sprint [WRE]

Middle distance [WRE]

Middle distance map sample

Map [NEW] : Nosso Senhor da Agonia (Sátão) – 2013

Terrain: Pine forest and some open areas, with some undergrowth in the latter. Terrain with moderate density of contour details and a lot of rock details (click to view photos).

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Map Makers: Raquel Costa (Portugal)

Scales: 1:7.500 e 1:10.000     Countour interval: 5m

Parking: It will be in Avelal village, 1km away from arena. Drivers should follow the organization indications

Course setters: Bruno Nazário and João Moura

Start: Start will be 950m away from Arena.

1-MCO 2014 Middle ARENA_final

Sprint [WRE]

Sprint map sampleMap [NEW]: Aguiar da Beira (Urban) – 2013

Terrain: Typical small portuguese village, with a lot of narrow streets and a small forest area (click to view photos).

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Cartógrafo: Rafael Miguel (Portugal)     Scale: 1:4.000     Contour interval: 2,5m

Parking: During Sprint athletes/spectators should park their vehicles close to the quarantine area, at Aguiar da Beira’s Stadium.

Course setters: Rui Martins and Jorge Fortunato

Quarantine: There will be a quarantine area, at Aguiar da Beira’s Stadium, to Elite and National Teams Sprint. Quarantine will be open at 14h30 and  runners must enter before 15h00. There won’t be quarantine to the Open Event Sprint (Night Sprint) runners.
Mobile phones, Tablets, PC’s, MP3/4 with screen, etc are not allowed at QuarantineThe use of those electronic devices at Quarantine will be punished with disqualification.
There will be  bag collecting  service at Sprint’s quarantine. Athletes must leave their bags in the correct place, and Organization will transport them to arena.  Organization don’t take any responsibility in cases of loss/damage of material. We advise the athletes to pack their objects in a safe way.

Pre-Start: There will be a pre-Start at quarantine (to Elite and National Teams classes). From pre-Start (-12 minutes) to the minute -2 athletes must run around 1,3km.

Start: The Start of the Night Sprint will be close to arena (where will be also the Finish). Elite and National Teams Sprint’s Start will not be announced before the event.

2-MCO 2014 Sprint ARENA_final

Map change: There will be map change for the Elite classes, during the spectator corridor. Athletes must drop their maps close to an organization member and then take the new one (letter B in the scheme below). There will be organization member’s helping at map change.

* - There will be a pre-Start at quarantine (to Elite and National Teams classes). From pre-Start (-12 minutes) to the minute -2 athletes must run around 1,3km.

Warning: The map has a small area of forest with some slope and bare rock. We recommend the athletes to be careful on those areas according to the shoes they are wearing. 

23rd of February  (Sunday – Day 2)

Long Distance [WRE]

Long distance map sample

Map [NEW]: Aguiar da Beira North – 2013

Terrain: Pine forest with some open areas, with some undergrowth in the latter. Terrain with moderate density of contours details and very rich in rock details

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Map makers: Janne Weckman (Finland) and Raquel Costa (Portugal)

Scales: 1:7.500; 1:10.000; 1:15.000     Contour interval: 5m

Parking: It will be close to the Lapa road, west border of the map. Drivers should follow the organization indications

Course setters: Diogo Miguel and Rui Morais

Start: Start will be around 1,3km away from Arena.

Warning: Organization highly recommends the use of spike shoes.

3-MCO 2014 Long ARENA_final

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