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Slovak Karst Cup

Competition nameSlovak Karst Cup
Start date20190809
End date20190811
CountrySlovakia
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRožňava
Club/organizerKlub OB ATU Košice
Region of countryKošice
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+421915872938
Contact postal addressWatsonova 4A
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions23 km
Latest entry date15th July 2019
Entry fee (Euro)32-24-20-16
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)25-60/person/night
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)4/person/night
Event descriptionSlovak Karst Cup is one of the most favorite multiday o-events in Slovakia. It is usually organized in karst terrains of Silicka planina (plateau) or Plesivecka planina, which are located in National park Slovensky kras. You can find many depressions, mixed forest, semiopen or open areas there. And also lots of natural and historical attractions in surroundings after competition. 4 stages in 3 days of this year Karst cup are very good oportunity to have relevant training for Long distance Final and Sprint Final of World masters orienteering championships 2020 which will be held in Košice.
Terrain descriptionStage 1,2,4 - Karst terrain with depressions. On the slopes of depressions there are some rocky fields and cliffs with heights from 1 to 3 meters. Vegetation consists mostly of deciduous forest with occasional coniferous trees. Runnability and visibility is mostly good. Part of terrain is semi-open or open with varying runnability and visibility. In the terrain there are some forest roads and middle density of paths. Stage 3 - City centre of Rožňava, housing estate buildings and parks.
Training possibilitiesOfficial Karst cup 2019 training will be held on 8th August between 10:00-18:00. There are more opportunities for training if you will ask the organizers at adress akademik.ob@tuke.sk
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.http://npslovenskykras.sopsr.sk http://www.betliar.eu http://www.slovenskyraj.sk http://www.gemer.sk http://www.kosice.sk http://www.krasnohorskajaskyna.sk http://spisskyhrad.sk http://www.vysoketatry.com
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Live results available?No
Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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