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Kainuu Orienteering Week

Competition nameKainuu Orienteering Week
Start date20100705
End date20100710
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityPuolanka
Club/organizerPuolangan Ryhti
Region of countryKainuu
Number of competition daysFour (4-days)
Expected number of runners5000
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+35845-77322261
Contact postal addressKauppakatu 21, 3th floor, 87100 KAJAANI
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions40 kilometres
Latest entry date15.06.2010
Entry fee (Euro)See the website:
Event descriptionKainuu Orienteering Week, one of the world's most long-standing orienteering weeks, attracts some 4 000 fans of orienteering to Kainuu annually. Kainuu Orienteering Week has always been favoured especially by families with children, as the week comprises not only four competition days but also two rest days for enjoying the holiday. Kainuu Orienteering Week 2010 will be held in Puolanka. The competition centre will be in Paljakka holiday resort which offers great circumstances for the event. Approx. 80 categories including 6 different shape classes will guarantee that participants of all ages and levels will find an appropriate category for themselves. In 2013 Vuokatti, Kainuu will be the host for the World Orienteering Championships and Kainuu Orienteering Week will be an essential part of the WOC week and its atmosphere. Kainuu Orienteering Week will consist of spectator events held in conjunction with the WOC at the same competition centres.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.The area offers great possibilities for nature activities like hiking, canoeing and fishing. There will be also many organized activities available for the rest days. Detailed information can be seen on the web.
Street address of navigation pointPaljakkakeskus, 89140, KOTILA
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Live results available?Yes
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Live GPS tracking available?Yes
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Info about live coverageLive GPS-tracking available in following classes. H/D21E (Finnish WOC 2010 gualification, middle distance 7.7. and long distance 9.7.) H/D16-21E Kainuu Orienteering Week 5.-10.7.2010
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