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O-Festival DZUKIJA 2012

Competition nameO-Festival DZUKIJA 2012
Start date20120802
End date20120805
CountryLithuania
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityDruskininkai
Club/organizerMisko Sportas
Region of countryDzukija
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+370 699 48618
Contact postal addressEgidijus Kukenys, V.Kreves pr. 59-10, LT-50357 Kaunas, LITHUANIA
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions28 km
Entry fee (Euro)14 EUR for children, 25 EUR for adults
Event description4 days O-Festival is concomitant with the 19-th European Foresters' Orienteering Championships. Foot orienteering and Trail-O courses will be set in the magnificent surroundings of Druskininkai resort.
Terrain descriptionThere are two types of terrains: 1)Typical Lithuanian terrain with mixture of deciduous and coniferous forest with many contour details, especially depressions and slopes (15-25m), and few paths. The runability is mostly middle, the visibility is restricted. 2)Good and fast runable pine-tree forest with small and middle dune forms. Some slopes near lakes up to 25m. The visibility generally very good. Middle density of paths and rides.
Training possibilitiesThe training area is close to the event centre, in Druskininkai forest. Terrain is similar to the Stage 3 and 4 events. Control flags only.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Druskininkai is a very popular SPA resort in Lithuania. It is situated in picturesque surroundings, encircled with interesting places to visit. Many places can be reached by riding on bicycle paths from the town centre through the pine forests: The ethnographic Švendubrė village and the legendary Raigardas Valley, the museum of Soviet Sculptures „Grūto Parkas“, or just to see Ratnyčia river and bath in its cascades. Also there is famous Aquapark, particularly attractive place for children. You can try your strength in the adventure park "Tarzania" and experience the winter activities in the Snoras Snow Arena.
Street address of navigation pointGardino g. 3, Druskininkai, Lithuania
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