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Croatia open 2012

Competition nameCroatia open 2012
Start date20120724
End date20120729
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityLokve, Krk, Sunger, Delnice
Club/organizerOK Ris Delnice
Region of countryPrimorsko-Goranska region
Number of competition days5
Expected number of runners1000
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Contact phone number+385981718376
Contact postal addressIvica Urbanc, Stjepana Radića 1, 51300 Delnice, Croatia
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions65 km
Latest entry date1st July 2012
Entry fee (Euro)6-16 (depending on category and entry time)
Event descriptionEnough with boring terrains, easy courses and cheap advertisement! Croatia open 2012 will set out new high standards for all of you! 6 days, 5 stages, 4 different types of terrain, 5 giant training areas on altitude from 0-1200m asl with more than 20 sq km of mapped area, sunny weather and charming Croats!
Terrain descriptionFirst stage - extreme karst area in park-forest "Golubinjak" - primeval forest never touched by human hand. Second stage - urban, old town Krk and itīs Mediterranean surrounding with pine trees. Third stage - mixed scandinavian (flat) and hard karst (hilly) area Fourth stage - mixed continentall with steep slopes and scandinavian type of terrain Fifth - scandinavian (extremly flat) terrain ALL MAPS WILL BE MADE WITH LIDAR BASEMAPS.
Training possibilitiesWe will provide you several training maps on altitude from 0 m to 1200 m. Maps are drawn mainly by well known Czech, Ukrainian and Slovenian mapmakers providing you high drawing standards in tehnicly quite demanding surrounding on both urban and forest area. In region Gorski kotar we are offering you training areas on karst, continentall and alpine type of terrain while in Kvarner region we will offer you sprint training maps on Mediterranean terrains.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Beside hiking, canoeing or cycling in highlands (we have plenty of mountain peaks higher than 1400 m) you can try out water-skiing, diving, swimming, bungee jumping and many other activities in our Adriatic coast. 500 m from finish area for 1st stage one of the biggest Croatian caves "Lokvarka" is located. Close to finish of second stage you may visit many museums and art galleries.
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