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Riga Orienteering Week

Competition nameRiga Orienteering Week
Start date20230403
End date20230409
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRiga
Region of countryRiga
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+37124794533
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions30km
Latest entry date02.04.2023.
Entry fee (Euro)10-26EUR
Event descriptionBJC “IK Auseklis” invites all orienteers from Baltic states and the rest of the world to a competition in which everyone will spend their time worthwhile, whether you are an Elite runner competing for a money prize or a passionate orienteer looking forward to explore new terrains and gain an unforgettable experience! Riga Orienteering week 2023 will start with 3 Magnets O-events, which will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. To get a better understanding of our terrains’ you have an excellent option to order training maps from our training collection. It is possible to combine all of the training sessions with sightseeing in the Riga vicinity. And, of course, we will also offer a model event right next to the competition terrain. And the week will finish with the grand finale - Riga Cup. Riga Cup will take place in a challenging terrain next to Baldone - Riekstukalns. In the winter it is the biggest skiing resort in Baltic states, but in the spring of 2023 you will have a chance to run on the slopes of this beautiful place. It will be an experience you will not forget! 1st bulletin is already available. There you will find information about the competition program, all distances and terrain, participation fees and other useful information. Let's create an orienteering festival together!
Terrain descriptionRanging from fast, open and technical sea side terrains to more hilly and demanding forests where Riga Cup will be held. Mixed tree forest with changing runnability. Detailed karst terrain. The highest point – Riekstukalns is 85m above the sea level. Runnability is affected by fallen trees and clearances. A lot of paths and tracks. Marshes can be wet in spring.
Training possibilities3 training maps available already now. For more information check website!
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Riga, the capital of Latvia, is not only the crown jewel of Latvia, but also of the Baltics. Riga’s Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Riga has more than 600 000 inhabitants, making it the largest city in the Baltic States. Riga is also known as an architectural jewel – a city where you can see churches from the city’s origins, medieval buildings in the Old Town, unique examples of Art Nouveau, as well as wooden architecture that has survived the centuries and modern architectural jewels.
Street address of navigation pointRitaniemenkatu 10A
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
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