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South African Orienteering Championship

Competition nameSouth African Orienteering Championship
Start date20090924
End date20090926
CountrySouth Africa
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or citySabie
Club/organizerRAC Orienteers
Region of countryMpumalanga
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners100
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number0027-11-458-1200
Contact postal addressA.Epprecht, P O Box 8253, Edenglen 1613, RSA
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions15
Latest entry date4 Sept 2009
Entry fee (Euro)25 (2 days)
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)40
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)15
Event description3 day event: Middle, Long and Relays
Terrain description 1400m above sea level,fairly flat,Pine forests with some undergrowth and open/felled areas, some beautyful clear streams and areas with big boulders
Training possibilitiesTraining events near Johannesburg on the weekend before (19/20 Sept.)
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc. Sabie is situated in a beautiful valley ringed by moutains covered in Pine plantation and is 350 km northeast from Johannesburg and only 60 km from the large (20000 sq.km)and unique KRUGER National Park famous for Game viewing. Hiking, mountain biking, fishing are just a few of the activities possible in the region. Visit "www.sabie.co.za" for more information
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