It will be coming to Erice on the 3rd November, a stop of the five or five-day Sicily 2017 orienteering circuit, which is a sports discipline born in Northern Europe, and which has been underway in Italy in recent years, so that Erice has decided to host one stage, which was presented on October 11 in the municipal offices of the medieval village.
It is an international circuit in which about 600 athletes are participating in a sport where orientation and orientation are a fundamental thing; in fact, sports discipline consists of a map and a compass to find the best way to reach a goal within a territory that you do not know.
In the specific case, the race will be held in the Eternal Forest, very full of vegetation, at least those few who have been saved from the fires of the fires of last summer, and succeed before others and in a short time to find the right path .
In Italy, orienteering is practiced by a large number of associations, affiliated to a body recognized by the CONI and the Paralympic Committee which is the Italian Sports Orientation Federation, which is little known but occasions such as these serve to promote we said at the beginning is depopulating in our territory.
Now that the summer season is over, but still the weather gives us good days before winter comes, Erice always wins to stagnate tourism, hosts this event to let North Europe athletes know what it is like the medieval village of unspoilt nature and still preserved by the man┤s piromane hand.
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