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Spring Cup 2011

Competition nameSpring Cup 2011
Start date20110325
End date20110327
CountryDenmark
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRoskilde
Club/organizerOK Roskilde, FIF Hillerød & OK Øst Birkerød
Region of countryCopenhagen
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners1500
WRE event?Yes
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+45 45815574 (mon-fri 19-21h preferred)
Contact postal addressSøvang 4, DK 3460 Birkerød
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions16 km
Latest entry dateMarch, 1st, 2011
Entry fee (Euro)6-24 Euro (acc to age and competition)
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)7 Euro per night in own sleeping bag at a school
Event description3 days offering Night relay/sprint, Long distance and Relay. Spring Cup 2011 will be the perfect beginning of the season for the elite and for everybody else in your club regardless of age and skill: * New class structure offering a mix of Elite classes, Ordinairy A-classes and “Open Spring Classes” throughout all three days. * New “One-man relay” on Sunday in addition to the “Team re-lay”. * New “Open Spring Classes” - sign up in advance or as direct courses on the day of competition. * New “Cinema Spring Cup” - After-O-event – will it be “Run-away Bride?” * Visit or revisit the demanding competition areas from EOC 2004, with excellent new maps. * SpringCup CF – our Christmas present for you, on the internet. * Cheap possibilities for club-accommodation – sign up today. All events take place south-west of Copenhagen near Roskilde within a 15 km distance from the event centre in Hvalsø.
Terrain descriptionAccording to the standards on the island of Zealand the terrain is hilly and physically demanding. The highest point of Sjælland is on the map. There is a regular forest road network and many minor tracks from forest work vehicles. A mountain bike trail is found in the area as well. A number of lakes and marshes are found in the terrain. The vegetation consists of deciduous forest with areas of spruce. The runnability varies from very fine to areas with quite challenging runnability.
Training possibilitiesIn the week, leading up to Spring Cup, model-event-opportunities is offered in Boserup Skov on the coast of Roskilde Fjord near Roskilde. There will be fixed controls and recommended courses. Maps are available on www.okr.dk/almind/fasteposter.htm
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Lot's of historical places and museums around Roskilde (Viking ship museum) www.visitroskilde.dk. Only 40 km to Copenhagen.
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