During O-Ringen Smålandskusten 2024, there are competitions for everyone, ranging from elite runners fighting for the final victory after five days, to those who challenge themselves in different classes as well as children and adults who are beginners.
Here is a guide that will help you choose the right competition for you. There are competitions over five and three days. You can also choose to run individual days.
For the top runners in the world. The start fields are selected based on ranking and divided into six classes: D18 Elite, H18 Elite, D20 Elite, H20 Elite, D21 Elite och H21 Elite.
To compete in orienteering over five days / stages is the cornerstone and origin of O-Ringen. That's how it all started in 1965 and that's how most people still participate today.
Main classes & Short classes
Compete against the best in each age group, in our main classes External link. or in short classes External link.. Age and gender classes from DH 10 to DH 95 will be available, as well as three Introduction classes for our younger runners: Inskolning, U1 och U2.
Recreational classes External link.
Easier and shorter courses were the classes are divided by age and gender. Classes from DH21 to DH80.
Open classes External link.
Compete with whomever you want on a course you select for yourself. Choose the length and difficulty that suits you. Classes are assigned by course and open for all ages and genders.
Open classes was earlier named Challenge classes.
MTBO classes External link.
Competition in MTBO. Classes between DH12 to DH80.
Trail-O classes External link.
Competition in Trail-O. Easily accessible courses that provide an exciting mental challenge. Choose your level of difficulty and sign up for one of the four classes.
The 3-days competition is created for you who want to experience everything an O-Ringen entails, but for various reasons can not participate in all five stages. We offer a range of Open classes.
Open 3-days classes External link.
Compete with whomever you want on a course you select for yourself. Choose the length and difficulty that suits you from a range of five classes.
Avaliable for Foot-O and MTBO.
Take part in one or several days / stages. You choose any course with a length and difficulty that suits you from a range of 25 classes in:
- Orienteering (Foot-O) External link.
- Mountainbike orieentering (MTBO) External link.
- Trail orienteering (Trail-O) External link.
Bagheera Youth relay
The traditional relay organized in conjunction with the opening ceremonie. A perfect start of O-Ringen.
Training courses with timing
Get ready for your real start by participating at one of our training courses with timing (replaces our training race). You choose your level of difficulty and length from a selection of classes.