Posted by Nils at December 19th, 2018
ICE-O 2019 Information
ICE-O 2019 will be held in Reykjavík 9-11th of August 2019.
ICE-O is the largest orienteering event regularly organized by the local club Rathlaupafélagið Hekla since 2010.
ICE-O offers you a great orienteering holiday in unique landscape.
Thursday, 8th August – registration opens at 4.30 p.m. at the event center in Öskjuhlíð
Thursday, 8th August – Warm up orienteering in Öskjuhlíð, any time between 17.00 and 19.00
Friday, 9th August – Registration opens at 4.30 p.m. at the event center in Hafnarfjörður.
Friday, 9th August – Short distance in Hafnarfjörður, first start at 5.00pm, open start.
Saturday, 10th August – Long distance in Heiðmörk, first start at 10.30 a.m.
Sunday, 11th August – Medium distance in Rauðavatn, Reykjavík, first start at 10 a.m.
Registration and payments
Online registration is open until Thursday, 2nd August. Registration at the location (before first starting time on each day) will be possible for selected courses.
Online payment when you register is prefered.
D21, H21, D17-20 , H17-20 , D16-14, H16-14, D11-13, H11-13, D10, H10, D40, H40, D60, H60, D70, H70,
ICE-O 3 day – adult (17+) €75, child €40
ICE-O Single day – adult (17+) €30, child €15
Late registration after 15th July will add an extra 50% surcharge.
Rauðhólar – 1:4000, E 2m, 2014
Heiðmörk vestur – 1:1000, E 2,5m, 2010-2016, (Map maker: Cesare Tarabocchia, Zdenek Soko Jan Gaute Buvik, Morten Lassen and Lotte Hjort)
Rauðavatn – 1:10000, E 5m, 2015(Map maker: Jussi Silvennoinen, Markus Puusepp)
On Friday, the short distance will take place in Hafnarfjördur, a town next to Reykjavik. The Hafnarfjördur map is a park street orienteering map with mostly residential housing and city-centre, with lava-field parks dispersed across the map. Running is generally very fast, and navigation simple, route choices are significant.
On Saturday, the middle distance event will take place in Heiðmörk forest on the Capital’s suburb. Thick forests, small marshes, vast open areas and bare rocks as well as lava fields on the map margins make this area exciting for runners as well as tricky to navigate.
On Sunday, the middle distance event will take place in Rauðvatn on the Capital’s suburb. Raudavatn is a technical area beside the town. Many hills (HD 70 m), many paths, a lot of rocky details (cliffs, boulders, bare rock). 50 % open terrain with very good runnability, 50 % forested area (mainly dense pine forest) and in some slopes thick lupina areas. And from almost every corner of the map you can see Reykjavik and the sea just below you.
Timing and controlling
SPORTident equipment. Renting possible (€3 for the whole event).
You can buy training maps from our club, €7 for three maps of area in and around Reykjavík. Contact us for more details.
Transportation will be arranged for a fee on both Saturday and Sunday, €30 for both days, €15 for a single day.
Public transport can be used on Friday to reach the events.
There is a free parking close to each of the event centers.