Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Istanbul 5-day 2010

Dear fellow orienteers!

IOG (Istanbul Orienteering Group) invites you to “Istanbul 5 daysOrienteering Event” which will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2-7November 2010. This is a multiday o-event taking place in two continents (Europe andAsia); in various parks, forests and even in the maze-style streets ofhuge and ancient Grand Bazaar in Istanbul.

On November 6, the day willbe a WRE (World Ranking Event) where many famous and professionalrunners will compete for.

IOG is organizing Istanbul 5 days since 2004 within a joyful-amateurbut hardworking team-spirit. Since the beginning, we are having a highlevel of participation from different countries. Last year, in 2009,1028 competitors from 32 different countries participated to the event and returned back their home (with their words) “I don’t regret asecond ;) Good organization and nice competitions.”

According to aparticipant, Jan Kocbach, “The Grand Bazar orienteering is one of thethings all orienteers should have on their“Must-have-once-in-a-lifetime list”(

In our website, you can find all the information about the event, accomodation possibilities in the centerof old town, transportation, participation fees and more... Bulletin 2 is already released and Bulletin 3 is on the way coming soon! You can also register online for the event in our website!

We are looking forward to see you in Istanbul and hope you willexperience a wonderful time and orienteering experience in one of theoldest and most beautiful city in the world!For more information :

On behalf of Istanbul 5 days Organisation Committee and IOG,
Burç Aksoy