MCO 2015 Venues

4th Mediterranean Championships in Orienteering – MCO
19-21 February 2015 – Israel

The championships will take place in the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel.
The event center will be in Kibbutz Mizra.
The Sprint Distance race will be held at nearby Kibbutz Sarid.
The venues for the Middle and Long Distance races, as well as model maps, will be within  a 25‑minute driving distance of the event center.

MCO Venues – Interactive Map
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Directions (1) to Models at Alon HaGalil and Shimshit and to competition venue at Zippori (Long). (Click on map to enlarge)

Directions (2) to Models at Mizra (sprint) and Elyakim and to competition venues at Sarid (sprint) and Timrat (Middle). (Click on map to enlarge)

(1)MCO_models_map_north_directions   (2)    MCO_models_map_south_directions

Getting There
Israel’s main airport is Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) near Tel Aviv. The distance between the airport and the event center at Mizra is approximately 110 km (about 1:30 hour driving time).
Direct transportation options between the airport and the event center are rental car, regular taxi, or taxi van, depending on the number of passengers.
Israel Railways has excellent and low-cost service between the airport, Tel Aviv and Haifa, which can be combined with other public transportation options (bus or taxi) to reach final destinations.

From To Distance
Tel Aviv / Airport Event Center – Mizra 110 km
Jerusalem Event Center – Mizra 140 km
Haifa Event Center – Mizra 40 km
Nazareth Event Center – Mizra 8 km


Sprint Distance – Kibbutz Sarid
Long Distance – Zippori
Middle Distance – Timrat


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