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GCOM - Gran Canaria O-Meeting 10th Edition - Canary Islands

Competition nameGCOM - Gran Canaria O-Meeting 10th Edition - Canary Islands
Start date20231227
End date20231231
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or citySanta Brígida - Gran Canaria
Club/organizerOrientacion Canarias
Region of countryLas Palmas
Number of competition days5
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number659351872
Contact postal addressCalle José Y María 69
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions1 km
Latest entry date19th December 2023
Entry fee (Euro)12
Event descriptionOrientación Canarias (by Limonium Canarias) welcomes you to Gran Canaria O-Meeting 2023 (GCOM) - 10th Anniversary Edition, the best way to enjoy a very special Christmas practising your favourite sport in a warm weather climate and enjoying the Gran Canaria landmarks with orienteers from many countries. Throughout this special week we have prepared 4 stages (+ 1 Trail-O) of the highest level: night race, long distance, middle distance, city race, Trail-O and 2 Trainings, variety of terrains, new and updated maps ... and a whole set of free complementary activities and services that will make you intensely enjoy this week of Orienteering & Tourism in Gran Canaria . We offer you a week of your favourite sport, on an island with a huge tourist attraction, with the best climate in Europe and a team that awaits you with open arms. We invite you to gift yourself and intensely enjoy this Christmas holidays practising Orienteering & Tourism in the best climate in Europe (Gran Canaria - Canary Islands)
Terrain descriptionNight Race: Golf course with Open land, palm trees, forest areas... Trail-O: Forest of monteverde (laurel forest, heath...). Terrain with little slope. Comfortable tracks to progress. Long and Middle: Pine forest alternating with open and/or rocky areas City Race: Moderate slope. Urban areas alternating with natural varied terrain (open spaces and small dense vegetation areas) . No traffic restrictions.
Training possibilitiesTraining 1: Urban Training 2: Pine forest, undergrowth, rocky areas and crops. Moderate slope.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.The event includes a tourism visit (for free). Gran Canaria offers a lot of possibilities: beach activities (surf, windsurf, snorkeling, diving, kayaking...), mountain (canyoning, climbing, trekking, biking...), nature (bird watching, caves, ancestral history, the most impressive flora in Europe...) and, of course, orienteering: maps, trainings, shop... Maps and all for orienteering in the Canary Islands: Adventure:
Street address of navigation pointSanta Brígida - Gran Canaria
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