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OPEN VENTA DEL MORO

Competition nameOPEN VENTA DEL MORO
Start date20130316
End date20130317
CountrySpain
Race typeLocal
Nearest place or cityVenta del Moro
Club/organizerSD Correcaminos
Region of countryValencia
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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Contact email address
Contact phone number637 787 500
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions5 km
Latest entry date12 de marzo 2013
Entry fee (Euro)14
Event descriptionORIENTEERING OPEN “VENTA DEL MORO” Two days of orienteering which will include an Orienteering Sprint Championship in the urban setting of Venta del Moro and a Regional Orienteering League “Long Distance” race in which, according to the difficulty and the categories, the runners will use up to three maps of the different areas. We therefore invite you to enjoy with us entertaining moments dedicated to the discovery of Orienteering as a sport. The strategic emplacement, a few minutes away from the Cabriel river, makes Venta del Moro the ideal location to enjoy all the adventure activities that can be performed in the area within the “Hoces del Cabriel” Nature Park. Its territory is the third in extension in the province of Valencia. The municipal district is divided in two very different scenic areas: the eastern part consists of wide areas of vineyards, dotted with small extensions of pine forests where some of the best and unique trees of the province can be found, and the western part, where the Rubial mountains coincide with the Cabriel river bank, which is more rugged and mountainous, with numerous ravines, including places of indescribable beauty such as the spectacular “Hoces y Cuchillos del Cabriel”, the “Vadocañas” bridge, built in the XVIth century on a structure of Roman origin, “El Retorno”, “El Tete”, “Tamayo”, “Los Cárceles”, “La Fonseca”... Be assured that our commitment is to change our slogan at the end of these trials: “You were not lost”
Terrain description Characteristics of the terrain 1 race 3 maps Terrain The courses evolve around Mediterranean pine forests, with very little low vegetation, and surrounded by vineyards. Relief The relief is marked by low lands and gorges of different aspects on whose sides emerge other smaller gorges and minor erosion grooves. Vegetation The forests of each of the three maps that will be used are Mediterranean pine forests, normally clear of low vegetation of rosemary bushes and other species that in no way hinder the race or the visibility. Other elements The almost total absence of rocky elements and/or of water should be noted. Characteristics of the terrain Sprint race The courses of the Sprint race evolve on urban terrain, alternating with a clean rural area offering clear passage, a variety of routes, paths, small groves, a river bank and some hills.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Dispone de todos los servicios necesarios dentro del mismo pueblo: horno, bares, mesón, comercios, etc. un entorno ideal donde se concentran una variada oferta de empresas dedicadas al deporte de aventura,naturaleza, senderismo al turismo y a la gastronomía.
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