Thailand International Orienteering Championship 2019

Thailand International Orienteering Championship

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Welcome to Thailand International Orienteering Championship 2019 over the New Year in Chiang Mai!

Date: 30 December 2019 – 1 January 2020

Venue: Chiang Mai (note 1)

Venues: Chiang Mai Old Town, Doi Suthep National Park, Forest around Chiang Mai Zoo

Sponsors: VSANO Co., Ltd. (main sponsor), Chiang Mai Zoo, Avarin, Foto Smile, Greeper Laces, Pocari Sweat, Slastik, SUUNTO (in alphabetical order)


NOTE: For the convenience of runners, the dates for long and middle distances are now reversed, that means long distance on 31 December, and middle distance on New Year’s Day. Thank you for your attention and support!

Date Distance Course length Map
30 Dec (Mon) Sprint 2-3 km ISSprOM 2019
31 Dec (Tue) Long 6-8 km ISOM 2017
1 Jan (Wed)
New Year’s Day
(chasing start)
3-4 km ISOM 2017


Category Year of birth
M/W 21 (Open) any
M/W 20 (Youth) in or after 1999
M/W 16 (Junior) in or after 2003
M/W 12 (Children) in or after 2007
M/W 35 (Senior) in or before 1984
M/W 50 (Masters) in or before 1969
Team relay (four people, must include at least one female) any

Running order for the team relay may be decided on the day. However, all members of the team must be confirmed by having entered the same team name during registration. Substitution is not allowed.

Teams are formed by entering the same team name during registration.


Package Details Price in EUR
A 1 person, one room 329
B 1 person with 1 non-participating companion, one room 359
C 2 persons, one room 439
D: Family 2 adults + 1-2 kids
(kids up to 7 years old, not participating)
Double room, no additional beds
E: Family Plus 2 adults + 1-2 kids (kids more than 7 years old, participating)
Double room + 2 additional beds
Race only 159

Entry for Thai citizens/residents: 1499 baht per day

Tryout course: 599 baht per day with SPORTident rental included

Each extra night per room before 29 Dec or after 1 Jan:
59 EUR (packages A)
69 EUR (packages B/C)
89 EUR (package D: Family)
129 EUR (package E: Family Plus)

Card rental for 3 days (SPORTident): 180 THB/6 EUR

Pricing includes:

  • Entry to all three days of the competition (sprint, middle distance, long distance)
  • Runner’s pack (number bib, T-shirt, bag)
  • Food and drinks at the race
  • Entrance fee to the race venue

Packages A, B, C, D and E include:

  • 3 nights stay at the official hotel (Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel, 3/4-star hotel), 29 Dec – 1 Jan
    Note hotel change—all existing bookings will be transferred there automatically
  • Breakfast at hotel, 30 Dec – 1 Jan
  • Shuttle from hotel to arena and back, for middle and long distances (walking distance for sprint race)

Pricing does not include:

  • Travel insurance
  • Travel to and from Chiang Mai
  • Other meals not mentioned above

T-shirt sizes:

Size Chest (inches) Length (inches)
3S 32 24
2S 34 25
S 36 26
M 38 27
L 40 28
XL 42 29
2XL 44 30
3XL 46 31
Souvenir T-shirt

Register on or before 29 October 2019 to guarantee your souvenir T-shirt. After this date T-shirts will be first come, first served.


  • Three prizes for the overall result, each category and gender, trophies
  • Lucky draw
  • 3 clubs with the most athletes participating – certificates

Other terms and conditions


Refund terms

  • On or before 31 October 2019 – 50% refund
  • After 31 October 2019 – no refund

Event cancellation

  • Due to other than extraordinary (uncontrollable) reasons – 100% refund
  • Due to extraordinary (uncontrollable) reasons – no refund
  • Extraordinary (uncontrollable) reasons include but not limited to weather, disaster, political turmoil, war

Seller’s information

  • Package provider: VSANO Co., Ltd 33/3 moo 2 Kanchanapisek (Hwy.9), Khlong-Phra-Udom, Lat-Lum-Kaeo District, Pathum thani, THAILAND 12140
  • Re-seller: Metrunner AB, Lilla Regementsvägen 10 lgh 1003, 41527 Göteborg, Sweden
    (Phone: +46 (0) 763470413, Email:

Contract of purchase

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