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In a week, Monday, March 21, is the closing date for ordinary entries to 10MILA in Falun and Borlänge.

Many teams have already registered for what will be a real orienteering festival. But we know that several clubs are missing. So don't forget, register before March 21, and save!.

Are you a group of friends or work colleagues who want to run as a team together, no problem, just enter via Eventor and register your team too.

Report from the Course Planner

"How are courses for 10MILA?" It is a recurring question in the lead up to the spring season's big orienteering relay. Therefore, here is a recent report by the planners:

Read more: Report from the Course Planner

Sprint the day before 10MILA

Take the chance and try out the terrain of 10MILA already the day before the competition. On friday evening there will be a sprint-event on the same arena as 10MILA, "King and Queen of Mördarbacken". Main focus will be on classes HD14 (boys and girls 14) and HD16 (boys and girls 16), but there will also be classes Open Men and Open Women that are open for everyone that want to challenge the most known hill on Lugnet, "Mördarbacken".

The course will be set in the forest with a wining time of about 12-13 minutes.

It is allowed for 10MILA runners to participate in the competition.

 

Get more information in the invitation and enter through eventor (or email)!

Invitation: http://eventor.orientering.se/Documents/Event/27080/Invitation-(English)

Eventor (info and entry): http://eventor.orientering.se/Events/Show/14732

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1284806904867786/

A memory from 10MILA terrain

Already in 1985, had O-Ringen, or the Swedish 5-days, as the race was known at that time, two finishes at the Lugnet area in Falun.
Most orienteers know that Falun in 1985 still holds the record of 25,000 participants over five days.
But few know that the then national team member Anders Erik Olsson won the last day in exactly the same terrain where 10MILA will be decided. Here are his memories from the race which can be a source of inspiration.
A little background:  Anders Erik Olsson went out as the eighth man, five minutes down on the lead. He was fastest on the 11.5-kilometer course by two minutes and had an average kilometer time of 5.25 minutes. It helped Anders secure second place in total after the winner Joakim Ingelsson.

Read more: A memory from 10MILA terrain

Annichen 10MILA Message Author

Now it is clear that Annichen Kringstad will compose the special messages that are traditionally read by the winners at the finish of 10MILA.

For the organizers, it was obvious to ask the orienteering legend Annichen Kringstad if she was interested in the task.  Annichen has won several 10MILA titles, and has strong ties to two of the organizing clubs.  She was an active elite in Stora Tuna OK and is chairman of OK Kåre.

It is a great honor to have been given this task, it will be exciting to create something special for these races, said Annichen.

According to information from the 10MILA Association, Annichen Kringstad is the first woman in 10MILA’s history to create the messages.

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