Portuguese Orienteering Federation - POF.
Augusto Almeida (POR - POF President).
Carlos Monteiro (POR).
IOF Senior Event Advisor
David May (GBR).
José Carlos Pires (POR).
Sprint (Qualifying race and Final race): Jorge Ramos.
Sprint Final race: Tiago Aires.
In Marinha Grande.
Competitors may enter either the WM Sprint Championships, the WM Long Championships or both. All Sprint course competitors will participate in one qualifying Sprint race and based on the results the best 80 runners in each class, will qualify for the A-Final, the next 80 for the B-Final and so on.
SPORTident will produce a card especially for WMOC'08, in several colours (top).
M / W 35 - 1973 or earlier
Parking is available for private cars and coaches for the whole period at the following rates:
Please see Transport Entry Form here.
Will take place on the 28th June, at 4.00 pm.
Will take place on the 3rd July, at 7.30 pm. The cost is 35,00€/person (25,00€ for children up to 14 years) for booking before 1st April 2008 and includes aperitif, buffet, dessert, beverages and live music.
Will take place on the 30th Jun (Monday) at 1.00 pm. The cost is 15,00€/person for booking until 1st April08. If you book after 1st April08 the cost is 20,00€. Grilled sardines will be served with salads and portuguese wine.
Baby-sitting / String course
During the qualifying and final races, a babysitting service with trained staff will be available to look after children up to 10 years old. This service is free of charge.
Please contact the Portuguese embassy in your country or refer to www.sef.pt.
During June/July you can expect temperatures from 20º to 35º Celsius during the day and from 15º to 25º at night.
A wide variety of musical events will be organised.
A wide variety of tourist programmes (one day or half day) will be organised.
Responsibility and safety
All competitors who take part in the WMOC'08 and in the spectator races (including Warm up and Open races) must assess any risks and take their own safety precautions, and will be totally responsible for any injuries which might occur during the races.