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October 8

This year Susquehanna Stumble XIX will be hosted on Sunday, Oct. 8 by DVOA & SVO and it will take place at Fair Hill NRMA (Strawbridge Fields).

Short and Long Stumble Courses plus WYO recreational courses.

  • Course setter: Fred Reed (DVOA)
  • Event director: Julie Keim

    The Susquehanna Stumble is a Billygoat-inspired event with a couple of twists. The competitors run between numbered windows in sequential order, but within each window there are several controls which can be visited in ANY order.

  • WHERE: Fair Hill NRMA, MD
  • WHEN: Mass start at 11:00 AM, Sunday, October 8, 2017
  • WHAT: The Long-Stumble event will be ~15 km in length, with commemorative towel for at least the first 20 finishers and the first 5 female finishers. The Short-Stumble will be ~9 km with commemorative towels for at least the first 15 finishers and first 5 female finishers. White, Yellow, and Orange recreational courses will be available with a normal start window of 10 AM to 1 PM.

  • COST: $ 22 for the Long-Stumble, $ 15 for the Short-Stumble.

  • TO REGISTER: Send an e-mail to by October 5th including:

    -Your name (groups welcome - please specify number in each group, their names, and total number of maps you would like)

    -Whether you would like to do the short or long course

    -The e-punch number you intend to use or whether you will need one provided. ($40 fee for lost rental punches.)

    You can then pay at the event. Morning-of-event registration is available for an additional $5 ($27 Long and $20 Short). Recreational courses will be at SVO fees of $5/member, $10/non member and do not need to preregister.

    Directions: Take Appleton Road North from Maryland 273, or from PA 896 take Appleton Road South. Look for Orienteering signs.

    Fuller details about this event are likely to be posted over time at the following URLs:

    RegistrationSee DVOA and/or SVO websites for registration details.
    ScheduleSunday, October 8
    12:00 am - 12:00 pmSusquehanna Stumble XIX:
    Entry FeesSee SVO and DVOA websites for information.