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5 Days of Apennines

Competition name5 Days of Apennines
Start date20130727
End date20130801
CountryItaly
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRovegno
Club/organizerComitato per lo Sport in Valtrebbia
Region of countryLiguria
Number of competition days5
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+39 3356966752
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions50 km
Latest entry date07/07/2013
Entry fee (Euro)from 60 euros to 95 according to different dead lines
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)30-35 euros per days per person
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)5 euros per day per person
Terrain description1st race: Rovegno - Fonte del Galletto The area is a mixed forest for the most part of chestnut trees. There are many rocky areas and some others rich in water features such as marshes, springs and ponds. 2nd race: Casa del Romano - Cugnu du Rizzo A wide sunny slope of meadows for the pasture, rich in valleys that carry water to the artificial lake south. 3rd race: Genova - Caruggi In the local language the term Caruggi means the narrow and labyrithine alleys of the old town of Genoa. The competition will take place in this ancient part of the town in front of the Old Port of Genoa. 4th race: Fontanigorda - Bosco delle Fate (WRE) Here are the stones of any form and dimension that create some “tricky” orienteering problems. Further this kind of dense rocky area there is a lot of different kind of woods (conifers , beech , chestnut), some wetlands and also some areas plenty of fine dettails of soil. 5th race: Pietranera - Bosco di Annibale The final race summarizes the characteristics of the previous races: so there will be woods and meadows, steep slopes and flat grounds, stony or empty areas, wetlands or dry areas.
Training possibilitiesThe organization will organize a training camp for junior teams from 20th to 26th July 2013. info: event_director@5days2013.it
Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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