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TIPO CUP and SZELROZSA NIGHT-O

Competition nameTIPO CUP and SZELROZSA NIGHT-O
Start date20120427
End date20120430
CountryHungary
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityHéreg, 1 hour drive from Budapest
Club/organizerTIPO TKE
Region of countryMiddle Hungary
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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URL for invitation[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number+36208054044
Contact postal address2122 Hungary, Dunakeszi Pf.: 51.
Latest entry date22/04/2012
Entry fee (Euro)1.5 - 5 Euro/day depending on category
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)10-20 Euro/night
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)3 Euro/night (Gym)
Event descriptionInternational 4 days event with 5 competitions in 4 days. 1st day (Friday): Night-O 2nd day (Saturday): Long Distance 3rd day (Sunday) morning:Middle Distance 3rd day afternoon: Relay (3x2) 4th day (Monday): Long Dist. (chasing start) Relay: 3x2 system will be applied; each of the 3 runners of a team complete 2 different courses (courses A and B). The 1st runner will also run leg 4, 2nd runner leg 5 and 3rd runner leg 6. Each course is 2-2.5 km long. Teams of mixed age, sex and club are allowed to enter.
Terrain descriptionTypical Central-European moderately hilly terrain located 300-500 metres above see level. Oak forest with good runability and visibility, lot of vegetation features like rootstocks, clearings and small thick undergrowth. Locally steep slopes with cliffs and rock boulders require demanding orienteering technique.
Training possibilitiesSeveral maps in the Gerecse and nearby Vértes mountains. Contact Eszter Toth (t_eszter@t-online.hu) for details.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Several cultural and natural sights are in the close vicinity of the event centre. The Botanic Garden of Agostyán and the old town of Tata offer relaxing walks after the competiton, while the Peskő, the medieval limestone quarry of Kis-Gerecse and the quarry of Pisznice are popular hiking and climbing destinations.
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Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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