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Silesia O-Cup

Competition nameSilesia O-Cup
Start date20190628
End date20190630
CountryPoland
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityKatowice
Club/organizerUKS Patria Młynne
Region of countrySilesia / Śląsk
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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URL for invitation[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number+48600161613
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions20 km
Latest entry date17.06.2019
Entry fee (Euro)25
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)15-20
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)5-8
Event description3-days orienteering competition in in the heart of Upper Silesia. Stage 1 - forest middle distance, Stage 2 - urban middle distance, Stage 3 - forest and park middle distance, Stage 4 - forest long distance race with chasing start. This event is a part of Limanowa Cup series.
Terrain descriptionEvery stage will be in another terrain. Stage 1: old dolomite quarry, complicated relief, with ravines, hills, pits, valleys and ridges, good and average runnability. Stage 2: urban terrain around Spodek and University of Silesia. Stage 3: Silesia Park, mixture of park and forest, with pits, hillocks, ditches and small lakes, good and average runnability. Stage 4: varied terrain, beech forest with numerous pits, areas with many lakes and marshes with poor runnability, partly overgrown old quarry and overgrown fields.
Training possibilitiesThere are many orienteering maps about 40 km from Katowice (Olkusz, Klucze, Ogrodzieniec, Żelazko).
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Tarnowskie Góry Lead-Silver-Zinc Mine (Sztolnia Czarnego Pstrąga) - on UNESCO list, Coal Mining Museum (Queen Luiza Mine), Ogrodzieniec Castle, Silesian ZOO, Legendia Lunapark, Silesian Planetarium, Gliwice Radio Tower, Nikiszowiec district, Błędów Desert, Tychy Brewery
Street address of navigation pointal. Korfantego 35, 40-005 Katowice
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Live TV available?No
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