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JAN KJELLSTR÷M (JK) 2011

Competition nameJAN KJELLSTR÷M (JK) 2011
Start date20110422
End date20110425
CountryGreat Britain
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityBelfast
Club/organizerNIOA
Region of countryNorthern Ireland
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners5000
WRE event?Yes
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Max distance from eventcentre to competitions40km
Latest entry date31 Mar 11
Entry fee (Euro)Cheapest GBP7.50 Sprint, GBP15 Long. Payable by credit card.
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)GBP30 at event centre accommodation
Event descriptionALL RACES WITHIN 30MIN DRIVE OF BELFAST Fri- sprint WRE in Belfast Sat- middle near Newcastle Sun- classic WRE near Ballynahinch Mon - relay near Newcastle
Terrain descriptionFri- university campus with parkland and forest. Sat- sand dunes- intricate contour detail with no path network. Sun- On the mostly open and very runnable mountain at Slieve Croob with intricate contour and rock detail. Sun- sand dunes- intricate contour detail with no path network.
Training possibilitiesThere will be a sprint warmup on the nearby (1km) Queen's Campus map on the Thurs afternoon. The Irish Orienteering Championships are the following weekend. So expect a sprint, long and relay the following weekend. There are plenty of maps in the area for more training and midweek races.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.It's Ireland! Possibly the most beautiful and exciting country in the world! All races are very near to Newcastle and the Mountains of Mourne. (possibly the greatest running/hiking mountains in the world!) 3 aiports are nearby - belfast city, international and Dublin is about 100mins away. Direct buses run from all airports to Belfast city centre.
Street address of navigation pointStranmillis University College 2011, Stranmillis Road, Belfast, BT9 5DY
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