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Albanian Orienteering Days AOD 2021

Competition nameAlbanian Orienteering Days AOD 2021
Start date20211001
End date20211003
CountryAlbania
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityTirana
Club/organizerOrienteering Club Tirana
Region of countryTirana Region
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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Max distance from eventcentre to competitions60km
Latest entry date15.9 2021
Entry fee (Euro)35/50/65
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)50
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)5
Event descriptionThe 4th international Orienteering event in Albania will be held this autumn in the Tirana Region. The races will take place in the mountains of Dajti National park, at the seaside at Kepi Rodonit and in Tirana city. So enjoy the different landscapes of this fascinating country and take the occasion for holidays before or after the event.
Terrain descriptionTerrain first Day long distance: Start will be reached with cable car (included in entry fee) at the "balcony of Dajti", a terrace with beautiful forest, open and semi open spaces, very detailed for challenging courses. Terrain second Day, middle distance: Cap Rodon/Kepi Rodonit is a beautifully situated penninsula surrounded by the Adriatic sea. Terrain is a variation of open and semi open areas with small riverbeds and erosion gullies, mostly good runnability, parts of very dense vegetation, with beautiful view on the sea. The finish area will be at the beach. Terrain third Day sprint: Qytet studenti This race will be a highlight for those who like challenging sprint races. This part of Tirana consists of buildings from communist time with underpasses, a labyrinth of streets, often ending in a doorway, open spaces without structure, impasses, and the part of University Residences with big blocks and parks.
Training possibilitiesTraining possibilities will be offered in Tirana park - new map from MOC Tour 2020 Other possibilities on demand
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Albania offers a lot of different possibilities for holiday activities, from the seaside to the mountains, from untouched nature, ancient monuments, to modern holiday resorts, challenging activities like climbing, rafting, paragliding, relaxing on lonely walks in the mountains, or (still!) lonely beaches, every where friendly people, offering accommodation in their guesthouses with traditional food. It is nowadays one of the safest countries in the world! Offers are published on the event-website and can be organised on demand.
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