April 2023

Rock orienteering at the forest stage

April 30, 2023

On the second day of the 31st Saxon-Bohemian Orienteering Days, the almost 1500 starters from Germany, the Czech Republic and some other European countries went to the forest area around the 652m high Buchberg. The orienteering event, which was held in best running conditions, was characterized by numerous altitude meters and rock controll points.

Sprint Championships in Zittau

April 29, 2023

At the start of the 31st Saxon-Bohemian Orienteering Days as well as the German Championships the sprint distance was on the program. In changeable conditions with some heavy rain events it went early Saturday morning to the qualification first in the former Zittau barracks area. The decision was then made in the afternoon or in the early evening hours in the center of Zittau.

The last hours until the start

April 28, 2023

In a few hours, the time has come. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Saturday, the first participants will set out on their courses in Zittau. In a targeted running time of 12-15 minutes, the first goal is to make it into the A-final in his respective age group.

Whether this succeeds and which place is necessary for it, depends on how fast the own time is and how many participants have registered in the respective age group. In the elite classes, there are 2 qualifying heats for the women, and 3 for the men.

Stage free in Jonsdorf

April 20, 2023

On Sunday evening, the Waldbühne in Jonsdorf will be the venue for the award ceremony of the German Championships over the sprint distance. Since 1953, this has been a spectator magnet for tourists and locals. During the summer months, exciting plays, musical events and concerts by renowned artists can be attended on the open-air stage.