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written by welldan81 on 09/03/2017 15:19

Phot-O solutions

A-11 B-5 C-2 E-6 F-16 G-1 H-9 I-13 J-15 K-4 L-8 M-7 N-10 P-18 Q-14 R-3 S-12 T-17
Pictures D and O don't match any of the control points on the map.
written by welldan81 on 05/03/2017 18:52
written by welldan81 on 04/03/2017 20:17
written by welldan81 on 03/03/2017 18:29
written by welldan81 on 02/03/2017 18:21

Friday/Saturday Start times

Here are OriSpring2017 start times, by class and by club.
We remind you that Direct / Eso-Beginners / M12 classes will have no pre-assigned start times (despite what you see in the files): they are free to go to the start when they like between 15.30-17.00 on friday, 14.00-15.30 on saturday, 9.30-11.00 on sunday.
Start times changes, at the request of the organization, are managed directly at the start.
All participants need to punch the "Punching Start" SI-Station when they start!
written by welldan81 on 01/03/2017 11:38
written by welldan81 on 25/02/2017 10:43

OriSpring entry deadline expired!

The last entry deadline to OriSpring expired yesterday evening (Beginners and Direct classes still open at the registration desk working hours): 356 athletes are taking part to the event, representing 23 different countries.
The most "crowdy" stage is the second one in Garbatella, with 354 entries, whilst San Gregorio is hosting 334 on sunday and Villa Borghese "only" 323 on friday.
If you missed the last entry deadline, don't worry, the organizers are still accepting new entries in the next few days via email (info@orispring.it).

Looking forward to seeing you in Villa Borghese in less than a week!
written by welldan81 on 17/02/2017 19:42

Photo-Orienteering in Rome city centre

If you can't get enough of orienteering but still want to relax a bit, why don't you try a new and fun way to be a tourist in the Ethernal City? Try Photo-Orienteering!
Reach the control points on the map of Rome city centre including S.Peter's square and look around to spot the "object" pictured in one of the photos printed on the back of the map: solutions are being published soon after OriSpring is over.
Phot-O maps are available at the registration desk during its opening hours: friday 13.30-16.30, saturday 13-15.
One map costs 4€, 15€ for 4 maps.
If you want to book your maps, write to info@orispring.it.
written by welldan81 on 12/02/2017 23:09

3 new master classes have been added

Due to the large number of entries in supermaster classes, here are the new classes that have been added:
- W 70+
- M 70+
- M 80+
Those M/W 65/75 participants who might want to update their entries are kindly asked to write an email to info@orispring.it.
written by welldan81 on 09/02/2017 13:27

New info about OriSpring

Once we have finally set the last stage in the town of San Gregorio da Sassola, following information has been pubblished:
- first and second stage courses length 
- transport options for the three stages
- food&drinks availability at the assembly area for the three stages
We recommend to have a thorough read at the information regarding the last stage in San Gregorio, expecially in the "transport and other services" section.
written by welldan81 on 19/01/2017 12:21

Stage 3 to be moved to a new location

OriSpring organizers are sorry to inform the participants that due to the lack of permission by the Municipality of Frascati, stage 3 race needs to be moved to a different location. We are already looking for the most suitable area both outside and inside the city of Rome. We hope to inform you very soon about the final stage location.
written by welldan81 on 10/08/2016 13:15

OriSpring 2017 website online

OriSpring 2017 website has been published, with general and stage information about this event, being held on 3rd/5th march 2017.
Stay tuned to read further updates about the event.

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Ready, steady, go! OriSpring 2017 first stage will take place in the green hearth of Rome, in the hystoric and monumental Villa Borghese. An afternoon race that will let you find controls running through the bust sculptures of Italian 19th century unification heroes and very close to the art treasures kept in Galleria Borghese museum.

More info about 1st stage »

Will you manage to perform flawlessly in a race that allows no distractions? The spectacular garden-district of Garbatella is one the most technical urban orienteering map in Italy and maybe in the world! Expect a middle distance race in the typical blocks ("lotti") of houses that makes this district a real village inside the city.

More info about 2nd stage »

The third stage is being hosted by the medieval town named after pope Gregorio Magno, on the beautiful terrace of Brancaccio castle. OriSpring 2017 final standings will be completed with a sprint race featuring staircases in the "borgo vecchio" and steep slopes in the public park.

More info about 3rd stage »