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2nd Edition of Funchal City Race with 188 participants in Urban Orienteering

The 2nd edition of Funchal City Race had 188 participants over 2 days of competition that took place in Lido, Funchal’s eastern sea front, on Saturday, December 7th, and the city’s Old Town, on Sunday morning, December 8th. Among the majority of local orienteers, the event also had 23 other participants from 5 foreign countries and a few more that came from the Portuguese mainland. The first day of competition, a park/urban Sprint, took place between Lido’s Beach Complex and [...]

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warnings / Informations

All athletes must come to the Event Center to confirm their entry and consult information and other announcements. Participants must remain in the concentration area before their start.The way to the Start is marked from the concentration area at the Event Center. On 1st Stage, at Lido, there will be a 7 minutes pre-start. On 2nd Stage, in the center of Funchal, the Start is 350m from the concentration area. The Saturday and Sunday courses include roads with traffic. Athletes are [...]

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Jack Kosky and Antonija Orlic win in the end of Funchal City Race

Funchal City Race filled the city with Orienteering Four hundred participants in the 1st Edition of the Funchal City Race orienteered throughout downtown ​​Funchal. On Saturday afternoon, the Sprint stage was set on Parque Santa Catarina, with courses that took participants to areas around Pestana Casino Park and Princess Dona Maria Amelia Foundation, proving to be a complex exercise due to the high detail of the maps and routes. In this first stage, the spotlight goes to the victory of [...]

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Notice

On Sunday’s race, athletes will encounter obstacles related to Christmas lighting in some of the city’s sidewalks and must take due precautions in progression. Event areas on Saturday and Sunday include roads with traffic. We advise all athletes to pay close attention and proper precautions when traversing them. On Sunday’s race, for Elite M and Veterans M courses there will be more than 30 controls. Some SI Cards will not have sufficient logging capacity for this number of controls. The organizers [...]

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Training maps

If you pre-ordered training maps you can pick them up at our partner’s shop “Dona Maria José”, Rua dos Barreiros, 30, in Funchal, from Monday to Friday morning, between 10am and 8pm. Coordinates: 32.648418, -16.901958. If you have not pre-ordered and are interested, you can still purchase at the same place till they sell out.

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