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Brasil 5-days

Competition nameBrasil 5-days
Start date20101114
End date20101120
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRio de Janeiro
Club/organizerBrazilian Orienteering Confederation
Region of countrySoutheast
Number of competition days5
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Max distance from eventcentre to competitions40 km
Entry fee (Euro)40
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)30
Event descriptionBrasil 5-days will occur in two cities near by Rio de Janeiro, Cachoeiras de Macacu (90 km last two days) and Nova Friburgo (130 km first three days). The cities are in the mountainous region of the State and there will be plenty of time to enjoy both the competition and the country. November 14th Training Course November 14th Opening Ceremony November 15th 1st stage November 16th 2nd stage November 17th 3rd stage November 18th Recreation day November 19th 4th stage November 20th 5th stage November 20th Prize-giving Ceremony
Terrain descriptionThe area of competition is in a protected Atlantic Rainforest environment, so the vegetation is difficult (408) and very difficult (410) to run in some areas. There are also rough open land (403).
Training possibilitiesThere will be two training course. November 13th and 14th
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Plenty of activities will happen during the week in Nova Friburgo and Cachoeiras e Macacu. In the recreation day and on the previous weekend a tour to Rio de Janeiro may occur. Our official travel agency will organize groups to visit the tourist attractions in the host cities as well as in Rio de Janeiro.
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