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G-COM Gran Canaria Orienteering Meeting (11th- 13th February 2011)

Competition nameG-COM Gran Canaria Orienteering Meeting (11th- 13th February 2011)
Start date20110211
End date20110213
Race typeLocal
Nearest place or cityLas Palmas de Gran Canaria
Club/organizerActive Canaria
Region of countryGran Canaria
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
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Contact phone number0034652496392
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions40km
Entry fee (Euro)45
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)30
Event descriptionGran Canaria is fast becoming the top winter destination the World’s elite orienteers. In the past 12 months the island has welcomed Øystein Kvaal Østerbø, Johan Nasman, Emil Lauri and current World Champion Matthias Müller. So what draws them to Gran Canaria? Well, of course the sun and the year round high temperatures is a big factor. However Gran Canaria also boasts some of Europe’s highest mapped pine forests, spectacular scenery and a rapidly growing orienteering scene.3 of the major players in Canarian orienteering (O-riéntate, Limonium Canarias and Active Canaria) have teamed together to offer the Canary Islands’ first multi-day international orienteering race, G-com (Gran Canaria Orienteering Meeting).
Street address of navigation pointCalle Doctor Miguel Rosas 14
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