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The town of Monthey welcomed on Thursday the first competition under a clear sky and nice temperatures. All the day, about 300 schoolchildren were introduced to orienteering and could participate at their first real orienteering race. After that, some 133 runners of all ages participated at the regional event through the streets and small parks of the town. For the runners of the JEC, a model event was held. Some international competitors took also the opportunity to test their shape before the mixed relay of Friday.
Monthey, Ecole primaire, Avenue de l’Europe 30, from 15:00
Start: 16:00 - 18:00