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Urban-O Norrsken Stockholm Urban-O Series 2020-2021

Norrsken Stockholm Urban Orienteering Series 2020-2021

Norrsken Stockholm Urban Orienteering Series 2020-2021

Welcome to Norrsken Orienteering Stockholm Urban-O Series 2020-2021! We bring you to six locations in Stockholm where you might not often go to, and discover more with orienteering.

The series is brought to you by:

Lumonite is a Finnish headlamp brand and our merchandise partner.
Lumonite headlamps
Str8 is a brand of compasses from Finland and Australia, and our merchandise partner.
Str8 Compass
Compare urban orienteering with running and sprint orienteering

Urban orienteering is a longer form of sprint orienteering that takes place in city environments. Orienteering is different from running in that you choose your own route to the next checkpoint.

Stages

Norrsken Stockholm Urban Orienteering Series include multiple stations around the metropolis

We offer the following stages in the Norrsken Stockholm Urban-O Series 2020-2021:

Note: Stage 1 at Lappis delayed to 13 January 2020. Two new stages added, held in combination with Stockholm City Race 2021.

  1. Lappis (Stora Lappkärrsberget), 13 Jan 2020 (Wed) evening
  2. Solna-Råsunda, 5 Feb 2021 (Fri) evening
  3. Huddinge Centrum, 20 Mar 2021 (Sat)
  4. Stureby-Örby, 24 Apr 2021 (Sat)
  5. Hammarby Sjöstad, 15 May 2021 (Sat)
  6. Södermalm, 17 July 2021 (Sat)
    Stockholm City Race 2021, Stage 2
  7. Stockholm City, 18 July 2021 (Sun)
    Stockholm City Race 2021, Stage 3

Dates and venues are subject to change.

Norrsken Sthlm Urban-O stage 1, 13 Jan 2021 Lappis

The first race of the series takes place on 2 December 2020 (Wednesday), first start 18:00. We offer courses from 4 to 8 km. (Note! Date moved from 20 November to minimise COVID-19 infection risk.)

Entries now open at met.run/e/sthlm2021-1!

You can enjoy lower prices as a member.

Categories and prizes

Norrsken Sthlm Urban-O categories, results and prizes

The series is for people from all walks of life, including junior, youth, adult and senior categories.

We offer overall prizes on the basis of a point league. The faster you run and the more races you participate, the more points you will get and the more likely you win the series!

Good to know

Norrsken Sthlm Urban-O series - COVID-19 precaution and ways to learn orienteering

Orienteering is probably one of the most corona-safe outdoor sports! We provide a personal start time, so there would be no crowding anywhere in the race. The race is limited to 50 people, so please register ASAP!

We provide coaching on site. You can also try and practice urban orienteering with Metrunner!