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Cupa «Velikden» 2008

Competition nameCupa «Velikden» 2008
Start date20080425
End date20080428
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityTargovishte
Club/organizerO-Club «Variant 5»
Region of countryNorth-eastern Bulgaria
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+41792261327
Contact postal addressO-Club «Variant 5», P.O.Box 234, BG-7700 Targovishte
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions25 km
Latest entry date25.03.2008
Entry fee (Euro)15 Euro
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)10 to 25 Euro per night
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)-
Event descriptionCupa «Velikden» takes place during Orthodox Easter and is an excellent opportunity to experience sports and culture in Bulgaria. Cupa «Velikden» every year is combined with folklore and musik – and nice food, too. Nevertheless it is Bulgarias most international, most challenging O-event in Spring 2008. Targovishte easily can be reached by plane (via Varna or via Sofia). There are direct trains and busses Varna-Targoviste (2 hours) or Sofia-Targoviste (5 hours).
Terrain descriptionHilly terrain with moderate climbe, mainly good to very good runnability,oak-forest with hardly no undergrow. With ditches, gullies, rocks and other small objects, and as well a few small creeks.
Training possibilitiesPlenty of training-maps available!
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.The event takes place some 150 km from the Black Sea (Varna) and 100 km from the historical town of Veliko Tarnovo. Very close to the host city Targoviste you find hiking tracks, archeologic sites, plenty of nature.
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