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Rogaining 2009

Competition nameRogaining 2009
Start date20091107
End date20091107
CountryLithuania
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityŠiauliai
Club/organizerSport club S-Sportas
Region of countrySiauliai region
Number of competition days1
Expected number of runners100
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+37065043858 ; +37069959194
Contact postal addressJ. Jablonskio 16, Šiauliai
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions0 m
Latest entry date2009-11-05
Entry fee (Euro)15 euro per team/ 7.5 euro per person
Event descriptionRogaining in Lithuania, Šiauliai region - a 6 hour event, involving night and day orienteering. You'll have to navigate thru controls during day time and finish in the dark as by that time of year darkness. Headlamps are compulsory, as the finish is closed by 18.30. Winners usually cover a distance of 42 – 50 km during those 6 hours picking up controls in free order. No feeding zones in the forest, so the competitors have to carry their own supply of food and water. Competitors run in teams of two persons. Bikers are allowed to start on their own, but previous winners were going in groups, which is allowed. Controls can be found in common places, as usual in orienteering competitions. Some controls are placed in extreme or picturesque areas, to make this competition more fun.
Terrain descriptionKurtuvėnai regional park is placed in the northern part of Lithuania, just 10km south of Siauliai. All types of forest – from nice pine forests to more green vegetation. Some parts of the terrain are more hilly, with slopes up to 30 – 40 meters high, some parts - rather flat, with marshes. A dense network of roads.
Training possibilitiesTraining can be done all year round, depending on amount of snow during the winter time. All maps can be found at the local orienteering club Sakas. Controls can be placed in the forest, if needed. Accommodation - Bubiai and Kurtuvenai – so You can start orienteering right after you step outdoor.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.You can do horse riding, cross country skiing, mountain biking in easy or technical xc courses, rides ATW’s and more. All information about other activities can be found in regional park’s website.
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