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Kainuu Orienteering Week

Competition nameKainuu Orienteering Week
Start date20080706
End date20080711
CountryFinland
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityKajaani
Club/organizerKajaanin Suunnistajat and Rasti-Hyry
Region of countryKainuu
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners5000
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+358 8 632590
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions1 km
Event descriptionKainuu Orienteering week 2008 will be placed at Ukkohalla holiday and skiing resort where you can find competition centre and many accomodation alternatives. Everything you need is near, there are nice hiking tracks, small lakes for fishing, Sauna world, indoor sports hall and restaurant. Kainuu Orienteering week has been organized since 1966 and it has it`s own remarkable place in Finnish orienteering history. There are about 4000 orienteers yearly at Kainuu Orienteering week and it has always been very popular among families with children. Orienteering week in Kainuu is not only for competing orienteers. There are also many categories for beginners, families and children. WELCOME TO UKKOHALLA!
Terrain descriptionMap samples and descriptions are available at our website!
Training possibilitiesThere will be training alternatives available near the event centre.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Swamp Soccer will be held the week after the orienteering week at Ukkohalla as well. There are
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