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EOC 2012 & EOC Tour

Competition nameEOC 2012 & EOC Tour
Start date20120514
End date20120520
CountrySweden
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityFalun, Mora, Orsa
Club/organizerOK Kåre, IFK Mora
Region of countryDalarna
Number of competition days7
Expected number of runners2000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+46 (0)250 392 13
Contact postal addressc/o Vasaloppets hus S-792 32 Mora, Sweden
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions100
Event descriptionEOC 2012 in Dalarna at the heart of Swedish sport, is a championship for the world’s best orienteers, and a race where you can meet the challenge of the same terrain as the international orienteers. Fantastic, virgin terrain in Mora and Orsa. Challenging and spectator friendly races in Falun. A championship for all sports enthusiasts who love challenges, experiences and festivities. EOC tour, an orienteering festival with four days of spectator races will be held in conjunction with EOC2012. 17th-18th May, Arena Skattungbyn, Orsa, 19th-20th May, Arena Lugnet, Falun.
Terrain description Middle distance final Terrain form: Moderately hilly, many large and small depressions, steep slopes. Vegetation: Pine dominated coniferous forest of varying age. Some deciduous forest and meadows towards the end of the course. Runnability: Ranging from good to very good runnability. Occasionally stony under foot. Visibility: Mainly good, but reduced in young forest and dense areas. Paths and roads: Forest with few roads and paths. Long distance final Terrain form: Moderately hilly, many large and small depressions, steep slopes. Vegetation: Pine dominated coniferous forest of varying age. Some deciduous forest and meadows towards the end of the course. Runability: Ranging from good to very good runnability. Occasionally stony under foot. Visibility: Mainly good, but reduced in young forest and dense areas. Paths and roads: Forest with few roads and paths. Sprint distance final Terrain form: Mostly gently sloping. Vegetation: 50% urban areas and 50 % park terrain. Runnability: Very good. Visibility: Very good. Paths and roads: Developed network of paths combined with a few roads. Relay Terrain form: Moderately steep to steep hills. Vegetation: Coniferous and deciduous forest. Some former open cultivated land. Runnability: Mostly very good. Visibility: Good but limited in dense areas. Paths and roads: Areas with developed network of paths, ski-tracks and forest roads.
Training possibilitiesTraining package 4 training areas in Falun 6 training areas in Mora/Orsa
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.You are coming to a region with a very long and proud history. This applies particularly to sport. Sweden’s first official sport competition was arranged in Falun, the capital of Dalarna, already year 1792! Since then, the people in Dalarna have been gladly devoted to do sports and competitions. Not at least, orienteering and skiing have been popular. Vasaloppet the longest cross country skiing race in the world, passing Hökberg, one of the competition places in EOC2012. But Dalarna is also a county with its own culture, where folk music and art are well established. Many see Dalarna as a Sweden in miniature. Dalarna often symbolize the image of the whole of Sweden and is visited by many tourists who want to experience the beautiful scenery.
Street address of navigation pointFirst Hotel Grand Falun, Trotzgatan 9-11, 791 71 Falun
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Live TV available?Yes
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