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TAKAS 2012

Competition nameTAKAS 2012
Start date20120621
End date20120624
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityZarasai
Club/organizerOK Takas, OK Dainava
Region of countryGrazute Regional Park
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+37065064764
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions15 km
Latest entry date15 June 2012
Entry fee (Euro)15 EUR for children, 27 EUR for adults
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)6 - 23 EUR
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)2 EUR
Event descriptionIt is the biggest orienteering event in Lithuania organized since 1990. This is 4 days orienteering event, plus micro sprint competition.
Terrain descriptionTAKAS 2012 competition terrain Grazute, Salakas and Bikenai forests – one of the most complicated and interesting orienteering terrains in Lithuania. Landforms – small and middle, highest slopes up to 30 m. Dominate variuos depressions, hills, re-entrants, spurs, small marshes. 70% of competition area - good runable pine and spruce tree forest, other part - middle runable forest with undergrowth, some open cutting areas. Middle density of roads, rides and tracks.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Zarasai region offers many water entertainments: lake and river tours by boats, water bikes, windsurfers, kayaks and sculls of various levels of difficulty and length as well as exciting night water tours. here are big and small cycling routes and cognitive paths in Gražutė Regional Park, one can visit mounds and old barrows, impressive natural, cultural and historical objects, the Sea Museum situated in Salakas Town, Energy Museum in Tiltiškiai watermill, Dusetos Art Gallery and Sculpture Park. Only here you can taste the products of culinary heritage – the gourmand fish cheese and unique “Čižas” beer, the recipe of which has been kept even for 150 years.
Street address of navigation pointBikėnai
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