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Condensed Turkey Soup in a can? No way! The title here refers to one of the longest-running annual orienteering events in Ontario. Started way back around 1982, says Don Ross, long time TOC stalwart member, when a few friends from both the Ukrainian Orienteering Club and the Toronto Orienteering Club (UKR and TOC ... TURK, get it?) joined together to hold a fall event around Thanksgiving. If you connect the dots, you'll understand how the name Turkey Trot came to be.

This year's edition, let's call it the 35th annual Turkey Trot (a great approximation, but the spirit of the fact is correct), will be condensed into a single day, but not lacking at all in terms of content. Many of you asked for a compact version, and we are delivering on that suggestion. The day will feature a longer Sprint event, most likely in a fully forested location, along with a longer Middle distance event all in the same day.

Your hosts, as usual, are both the Ukrainian and Toronto Orienteering Clubs, with the assistance of the Gators, an affiliate of UKR. Come one, come all, gobble, gobble!

P.S. Did I forget to mention there will be the usual excellent selection of PRIZES for the winners and as draw prizes. Nice!

Please follow the link for the Short Event details.

Start time Sunday, September 24th, 10:30 am

Time: 9:30AM

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Meet directors: Amber Panchyshyn

Course setters: Wayne Leek

Major intersectionnear Cambridge, Ontario

Please consider carpooling as there is limited parking in a small lot at the location

Location Dryden Tract

Scale: 1:7500

Contour Interval: 5m

Revisions: 2009-2017


Classic middle distance for Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.


Please follow the link for the afternoon Short Event.