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Canadian Orienteering Championships

Competition nameCanadian Orienteering Championships
Start date20090828
End date20090830
Race typeNational
Nearest place or cityCypress River
Club/organizerManitoba Orienteering
Region of countryCanada
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?Yes
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Event descriptionCOCs in Spruce Woods Provincial Park, Manitoba: Sprint, Middle and Long on the newly mapped area at the Hog’s Back. Relay event, Goat, Sass Peepre Junior Training Camp and more the week leding up to the COCs. August 28th Sprint August 29th Middle (WRE) August 30th Long (WRE)
Terrain descriptionRolling sandhill terrain makes for fast, technical orienteering.
Training possibilitiesModel event on August 28th.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.South Western Manitoba boasts a vibrant assortment of natural areas: open prairie, rolling sand dunes, wooded parklands and pristine lakes and rivers. Spirit Sands and the “Devil’s Punch Bowl”, the International Peace Gardens and Riding Mountain National Park are also within easy driving distance of the event locations.
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