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Grand Prix Slovakia/Slovak Karst Cup

Competition nameGrand Prix Slovakia/Slovak Karst Cup
Start date20090730
End date20090802
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRoznava
Club/organizerATU Košice
Region of countryKosice
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+421 915 872 938
Contact postal addressATU Kosice, klub orientacneho behu, Watsonova 4, 040 01 Kosice, Slovakia
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions50 km
Latest entry date29th July 2009
Entry fee (Euro)25
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)20
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)3
Event descriptionGrand Prix Slovakia/Slovak Karst Cup is the biggest competition in Slovakia in 2009. All stages will take place in 2 National parks -Slovak Paradise(Slovenský raj) and Slovak Karst (Slovenský kras). First two stages will be held in absolutely different terrain than E3 and E4. E1, E2 will be held in Slovak Paradise, E3, E4 will be held in Slovak Karst.
Terrain descriptionE1, E2 - mountain, hilly terrain, numerous boulders, cliffs and stones,some marshes, mostly coniferous forest, middle density of forest roads and paths E3, E4 - karst plateau with depressions, deciduous or mixed forest, mostly with good runnability and visibility, in part of E3 there is semi open or open area with changing runnability and visibility. Terrain of E3, E4 is very similar to long distance final terrain of WOC 2009 in Hungary.
Training possibilities29th July 2009
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.National parks Slovak Paradise and Slovak Karst are ones of the most favorite places for holiday in Slovakia. There are a lot of possibilities for holiday activities - hiking, swimming, visiting of ice or karst caves, castles, mountain biking,...,,
Street address of navigation pointDedinky
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