Fredrikstad is located in the south-east part of Norway, between Oslo and the Swedish boarder, Rygge Airport is only 18 km /15 min driving away from the Blodslitet Arena!!
Veum area (Blodslitet 2015) is located in the north part of Fredrikstad community with very short distance to Rygge Airport and E-6, the highway between Oslo-Gothenburg-Malmö-Copenhagen. It’s also a short distance to the highway E-18 between Stockholm-Västerås- Örebro-Karlstad in Sweden and Oslo in Norway.
Strömstad in Sweden, where WOC 2016 will be held, is only about 55 km away.
The ultra-long mass start race Blodslitet takes place October 17th; this year’s race is the 48th race in row and its one of the most popular orienteering events in Norway.
Almost 2,000 international and national runners participated last year.