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How cool! Al Newman cycles on his seventh continent! https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/2019/01/73-year-old-ann-arbor-cyclist-rides-his-seventh-continent-antarctica.html
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Happy New Year!
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Which Way Wednesday: If you haven't yet discovered the best coffee break December orienteering fun...check out World Of O's annual Route To Christmas, with standout legs from the previous year analyzed in detail, and a chance for you to make your best guess before seeing how they played out. http://news.worldofo.com/2018/12/01/route-to-christmas-day-1-2018/
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Pictures from the roaming checkpoint zone + a few others
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A wildly less snowy and super fun merry Maybury Mayhem season ender! Thanks to Jennifer and Barbara for the holiday twists and expansive course. Results here - we will probably fancy them up soon. If there are any questions/problems let us know! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1iALf8k-x2IPi4FyHMtaDu0n3nm2asRpXCe_ajMHAYGA/edit?usp=sharing Mayhem master Mark swept the course just 17 seconds! faster than Tom Logan, at 99:07. Congrats to Igor who grabbed the perfect score with perfect time management - just seven seconds to spare! LiveLox fixed up now - share your tracks! https://www.livelox.com/Viewer/2018-Maybury-Mayhem/Score-O?classId=181567 Thanks to a generous and large flag pickup team that quickly retrieved everything - the Simpsons, the Tislerics, MSUOC, Igor, ARRO, and Mark Voit. Thanks also to the Jen and Ati, BJ & Julie, and Jens for beginner crash courses. Thanks to Jeff McWilliams, and Michelle Green for photos (and Team Green for the roaming, super fast, hard to catch checkpoint!) SMOC Lost & Found - nice Head gloves at Holly. If they are yours, let us know and we can get them back.
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Welcome to SMOC

The Southern Michigan Orienteering Club hosts events in southern Michigan.

Using a map and compass, find your way to checkpoints marked with orange and white flags. Courses range from beginner-friendly on or near trails to expert navigation courses with points far off trail in the wilds of Michigan woods.

You choose your route - climb the hill or go around. Jump the stream or use a log. Run for the win or go for an afternoon hike - it's up to you!

Many of our events have beginner clinics - check the events page.

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