Sports Competition for Adults Over 40: A Participants Guide to 27 Sports
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Orienteering

Because orienteering demands "map reading on the run" it calls itself the "Thinking Sport." The national sponsoring organization of orienteering in the U.S. is Orienteering USA.

Orienteering USA
c/o Sandy Fillebrown
824 Scotia Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Phone: (410) 802-1125
http://www.us.orienteering.org

The first table below presents the 2018 schedule for the currently available orienteering championships. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups, at the 2017 National Championships. The next two tables present the 2017 national orienteering champions and the number of competitors in each competitive category.




2018 Orienteering USA National Championships
EventDateLocation
2018 North American Orienteering ChampionshipsAugust 17Whitehorse, Yukon CANADA


2017 Orienteering USA National Championships Summary Table
Event Total Competitors Over 40 Total Women Competitors Over 40 Men Over 60 Men Over 70 Women Over 60
2017 Orienteering USA Individual National Championship 287 86 141 55 32
    Percent   100%   30%   49%   19%   11%
2017 Orienteering USA Ultralong National Championship 289 91 108 56 35
100 31 37 19 12



2017 Orienteering USA Individual National Championship Boise, ID June 23-25
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Long CourseMen40+Jonathan Campbell1
Long CourseMen45+Francis Leonard6
Long CourseMen50+Ted Good10
Long CourseMen55+Tapio Karras12
Long CourseMen60+Rick Breseman9
Long CourseMen65+Geraint Edmunds9
Long CourseMen70+Charlie DeWeese12
Long CourseMen75+Einar Viddal6
Long CourseMen80+Leigh Bailey2
Long CourseWomen40+Victorial Campbell3
Long CourseWomen45+Abigail May2
Long CourseWomen50+Peggy Dickinson3
Long CourseWomen55+Clare Durand5
Long CourseWomen60+Janet Tyson1
Long CourseWomen65+Beatrice Zucher4
Long CourseWomen70+Sharon Crawford4
Long CourseWomen80+Donna Mae Gookin2
Middle CourseMen40+Jonathan Campbell1
Middle CourseMen45+Laszo Kolyvek7
Middle CourseMen50+Ted Good11
Middle CourseMen55+Tapio Karras12
Middle CourseMen60+Takashi Sugiyama15
Middle CourseMen65+Geraint Edmunds8
Middle CourseMen70+Charlie DeWeese11
Middle CourseMen75+Einar Viddal5
Middle CourseMen80+Edwin Gookin1
Middle CourseWomen40+Marie-Josee Parayre4
Middle CourseWomen45+Abigail May3
Middle CourseWomen50+Karen Martino8
Middle CourseWomen55+Clare Durand6
Middle CourseWomen60+Janet Tyson1
Middle CourseWomen65+Beatrice Zucher4
Middle CourseWomen70+Sharon Crawford3
Middle CourseWomen75+Alllmuth Perzel1
Middle CourseWomen80+Donna Mae Gookin1
Sprint CourseMen40+Jonathan Campbell2
Sprint CourseMen45+Francis Leonard7
Sprint CourseMen50+Christian Kosch8
Sprint CourseMen55+JP Lande12
Sprint CourseMen60+Charlie Shahbazian11
Sprint CourseMen65+Tim Nolan5
Sprint CourseMen70+Dennis Wildfogel12
Sprint CourseMen75+Bob Cooley5
Sprint CourseMen80+Edwin Gookin1
Sprint CourseWomen40+Victoria Campbell4
Sprint CourseWomen45+Abigail May3
Sprint CourseWomen50+Karen Martino7
Sprint CourseWomen55+Eileen Breseman6
Sprint CourseWomen60+Janet Tyson1
Sprint CourseWomen65+Leslie Minarik4
Sprint CourseWomen70+Sharon Crawford4
Sprint CourseWomen80+Gillian Bailey2

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