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Baltic championships

Competition nameBaltic championships
Start date20110521
End date20110522
CountryLithuania
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityNida, Klaipėda district, Lithuania
Club/organizerGrukas
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?Yes
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Latest entry datedeadline 16th of May
Entry fee (Euro)from 3,50 euro to 13 euro
Event descriptionBALTIC CHAMPIONSHIPS (nationals teams) BALTIC MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS BALTIC OPEN COMPETITION
Terrain descriptionCompetition will be in Kuršių nerija, the Curonian Spit. In 1996 there was stage of World cup, in 2001 WMOC, in 2008 EMTBOC. Long and middle distances will be held in good and fast runnable pine-tree forest with small and middle dune forms. Some areas are grown up with thick mountain pine-trees and are almost impassable. The difference between highest and lowest points of the terrain is about 35 m. A lot of various paths and rides.
Training possibilitiesFriday, 20th of May. There are possibilitie to do training (for everybody) at the oficial Model Event for Baltic championships 16:00-19:00
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Kuršių nerija, the Curonian Spit, is a narrow strip of sand stretching 97 kilometres along the Baltic Sea in western Lithuania. According to the legend, the spit was formed a long time ago by Neringa, a girl giant who poured the sandy peninsula into the Baltic Sea to protect the peaceful bay from the stormy sea and create an embankment for fishermen to live. Thus, today the eastern shores of the Curonian Spit are washed by the Curonian Lagoon, while the Baltic Sea washes the western ones.
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