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Chasing The Star - 3 day

Competition nameChasing The Star - 3 day
Start date20080524
End date20080526
CountryUSA
Race typeNational
Nearest place or cityBethlehem, PA
Club/organizerDVOA
Region of countryPennsylvania
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?Yes
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Max distance from eventcentre to competitions~70k
Latest entry dateMay 17
Entry fee (Euro)US$ 62
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)US$ 33/night in University dorms
Event descriptionSaturday, WRE Sprint, Lehigh University Sunday, Middle, Hickory Run State Park Monday, WRE Long, South Mountain Park
Terrain descriptionSaturday - Urban (college campus) Sunday - Hickory Run covers the gamut, from the grassy, flat terrain at Sand Spring Lake to the cliff faces along the actual Hickory Run creek. White woods abound, but there's also plenty of mountain laurel and rhododendron, impassible in places. The Park itself has the famous Boulder Field, which, though not part of the competition area, is a good indicator of much of the ground, and there are many charcoal platforms Monday - The wooded area is rocky, although there are few boulders, and also includes some marshy ground.
Training possibilitiesModel event Saturday morning
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Ice Cream Social Sunday afternoon Beach, Lake Swimming Sunday afternoon
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