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Feb 26, 2017

International Competitors

Welcome to the 2017 event! If you are a potential participant from outside North America, you may need a visa or other official documentation in order to travel to Canada. Our event is registered with Citizenship and Immigration Canada; the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Special Event Code for this event is 17ECOE. Should you require a visa to visit Canada, you will need to contact the visa office responsible for your place of residence to obtain information and to … Continue reading 

Feb 20, 2017

Halifax Orienteering Club presents the Pre-E2C!

2017 Pre-Eco Endurance Challenge by Halifax Orienteering Club This is the second annual pre-E2C event hosted by the Halifax Orienteering Club (HOC) on 22 April, two weekends before the E2C. It is a great way to tune up for the E2C and you will be competing in a beautiful part of the province! The event will be held in Wentworth with registration at the Wentworth Hostel. There will be a 2 hour and a 4 hour event and the courses … Continue reading 

Jan 01, 2017

Registered Teams

As of March 23rd, there are 30 teams and 74 participants registered for the 2017 E2C.   Registered teams: Public Competitive 8hr Attack Squirrels – B.Fiander, B.Kennedy (NS) Boreal Transplants – R.McIver, A.Westwood (NS) Eastern Marsh Sharks – S.Turner, M.Theriault (NS) Fast Like Wind – O.Kuzmovych, I.Hordii (Ukraine) Green Peppers – L.Brown, K.Mosher (NS) Low Flying Zippers – R.Eddolls, J.Allen (NS) Portland Estates Coyotes – S.Hennessey, D.Hogg, F.Legare, J.Leahy, T.Dikaios (NS) [PLEDGE] Shackleton – P.Bottomley, M.Bottomley (NS) Ukrainian Hunters – M.Marynchenko, O.Nedilska, M.Diakun … Continue reading 

Dec 19, 2016

Storm the Mountain Adventure Challenge 2017!

Our fellow Search and Rescue volunteers at Pugwash Ground Search and Rescue invite you to participate in their 3rd annual “Storm the Mountain Adventure Challenge” (SMAC) taking place in Wentworth (Cumberland County) on February 4, 2017. SMAC is an eco-endurance challenge aimed at those who simply like winter fun events or those who are skilled in orienteering. It is also a great lead-up to our very own E2C in May! Proceeds will be used to upgrade the PGSAR facility and … Continue reading 

Apr 22, 2016

E2C 2016 – registration location

For 2016, race-day registration will be held at the Goffs Volunteer fire Department, 2040 Old Guysborough Rd. A map of the location can be found here: Take Exit #5A off Hwy102 (Aerotech Business Park) Follow Aerotech Drive for 1km Turn LEFT onto Pratt & Whitney Drive and continue for 250m Turn RIGHT onto Old Guysborough Road/Hwy 212 Continue down Old Guysborough Road for 5.8km, following along the side of the airport The Fire Hall will be on your LEFT, immediately after the junction with Oldham Road and opposite the Airlane golf club. *IMPORTANT NOTE* … Continue reading 

Dec 13, 2015

Storm the Mountain Adventure Challenge 2016!

PUGWASH GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE and the ORIENTEERING ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA present the second STORM the MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE CHALLENGE (Feb 6th, 2016) If you are looking for an extreme winter adventure that will challenge your endurance and navigation skills, then Pugwash Ground Search and Rescue (PGSAR) and the Orienteering Association of Nova Scotia (OANS) invite you to participate in the second Storm the Mountain Adventure Challenge (SMAC). SMAC will take place on February 6, 2016 (poor weather date February … Continue reading