December 12, 2019 by Michelle Kastner
We have the perfect way to get yourself outdoors and run off some of the holiday excess. Join us on Saturday, December 21 for more Winter League fun! This time at Bridle Trails State Park, where an intricate network of trails make it a perfect place to practice feature recognition, compass use, pace counting and contours. Sign up now, you won’t regret it!
December 3, 2019 by Michelle Kastner
Join the fun on Saturday, December 7th at St Edward State Park! Winter League has been very fortunate to be able to debut refreshed maps at each venue this year. Thanks to Dave Tallent, the St Edward’s map continues this with over 100 hours of map updates to show off. St Edward is an on trail only venue, making it an ideal place to practice your route choice skills. Some important notes to be aware of: St Edward has some […]
November 22, 2019 by Michelle Kastner
Are you a Junior that loves Orienteering? Are you dedicated to improving your skills? Do you want to experience the sport at the next level? Then think about applying for the US Junior Development or Junior National Teams! Information about and applications for applying to the National Junior Program are now posted on the Orienteering USA Junior Team page here. Note that applications for the Junior National Team are due December 15, 2019. Development Team applications are accepted throughout the […]
November 10, 2019 by Michelle Kastner
Come join us for Winter League #2 at North SeaTac Park this Saturday, Nov. 16th and be treated to the second meet in a row to sport a brand new map refresh, thanks to Dave Tallent! Watch with excitement as runners come down the finish chute lined with school league teams cheering them on. Exciting courses, lots of racers, and fun awaits. Don’t miss out, register now!
October 17, 2019 by Michelle Kastner
Winter League is almost here. Get ready to enjoy 8 challenging orienteering meets designed for all ages. Get set by registering now for the public courses or the WIOL school league. Go enjoy some beautiful outdoor parks from November to February. A new Advanced Beginner course is available on the public side! Volunteers jobs are posted so sign up to help out as well. Looking forward to seeing you at the first meet on Nov. 2 at Magnuson Park in […]
September 11, 2019 by Ing Uhlin
Come out for a fall weekend in Teanaway (or just one day). Peteris and Ott have designed exciting courses on their updated maps. The Saturday event will be a Middle Distance north of the Jack Creek (east of Teanaway Rd N Fork). The Sunday event will be a Long Distance in an area south of Jungle Creek (west of 29 Pines Campground). This is a beautiful area with open forests. For more information, see the event page.
August 17, 2019 by Eric Jones
Missing the thrill of sprint races at this year’s World Orienteering Championships? Fear not, Cascade Orienteering Club is here to help! The fifth edition of the Seattle Adventure Running Tournament is just around the corner on September 14 and 15! Like previous years, this SART consists of a short time trial followed by five urban/park sprint orienteering races where you’ll race in small head-to-head heats rather than individual starts. Because the weekend is essentially a giant sorting exercise, Sunday morning’s […]
July 5, 2019 by Michelle Kastner
Cascade Juniors are doing a great job representing COC and USA Jr Orienteering in Denmark. Siri C, Caroline S, Jessica C, Kai M, Joshua C and Annika M are benefitting from lots of training and great coaching from Head Junior National Team coach Erin Schirm and Head Junior Development Team coach Greg Ahlswede while enjoying the Outdoor Capitol of Denmark-Silkeborg. Days are filled with practice races, map review, core workouts, meal prep and lots of card games. JWOC competition and […]
April 16, 2019 by Michelle Kastner
We are back from a fun and exciting weekend of races in Virginia where over 40 Cascade members competed at the 2019 Junior Nationals and the JWOC Team Trials. Congratulations to Tahoma HS, Kamiak HS and Bethel HS JV Teams and individuals Kyle Hopkins, Peter Campbell, Zoe Sibthorp, Audrey Javadoff, Ben Brady, Siri Christopherson and Kai Mihata for coming home with medals/trophies. Adult COC members with medals included Tori Campbell and Rick Bresemen. Cascade is also thrilled to have Siri […]
April 8, 2019 by Will Enger
Junior Nationals, of course! Having honed their skills at the Winter League Championships at Camp River Ranch (site of this photo), some 45 Cascaders, most of them juniors, will make their way toward the nation’s capital this weekend to compete in the most important event of the year geared toward the younger age groups. Junior Nationals will be hosted by the Washington D.C.-based Quantico Orienteering Club and will be held on Marine Corps Base Quantico in Northern Virginia. The event will […]