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Danish Championship Weekend

Competition nameDanish Championship Weekend
Start date20200912
End date20200913
CountryDenmark
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityAabenraa
Club/organizerOK Syd
Region of countrySouthern Jylland
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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URL for invitation[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number+4551512817
Contact postal addressKildespringet 2, 2.tv., 6200 Aabenraa, Denmark
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions2000m
Latest entry date30.08.2020
Entry fee (Euro)19
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)85
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)17
Event descriptionDanish Championship Long Distance 2020 is arranged on Sunday 13. September in the forest surrounding the small city of Aabenraa. On Saturday 12. September a pre-event is held in the forest of Graasten. As the terrain if very similar to the Aabenra Forests this event is well suited as pre-training for the Saturday competition.
Terrain descriptionThe terrain consists predominantly of mixed open deciduous forest with few areas of coniferous forest. There is an extensive network of paths, roads and ditches. The area varies with moderate to strong slopes, and with diverse runnability. In general, the forest is relatively open with a good deal of blackberry growing in dense groups and some undergrowth. The high degree of variation makes it a challenging and intriguing terrain for orienteering. This description is valid for both event days.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.The city of Aabenraa is a typical Danish town with shops, restaurants and cafes, a busy harbour and a nice sandy beach. Aabenraa Camping and Hostel is located close to the Event Centre. Within one hours drive from Aabenraa you will find world class tourist attractions such as Lego Land (Billund), Denmark’s Museum for the Sea (Esbjerg), the Dybbøl Mill (Sønderborg), Universe Science Park (Nordborg) and many other interesting places to visit.
Street address of navigation pointSolbæk - Rugkobbel, 6200 Aabenraa, Denmark
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Live results available?Yes
Live TV available?No
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