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Arctic Midnight Orienteering 2013

Competition nameArctic Midnight Orienteering 2013
Start date20130626
End date20130629
CountryGreenland
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityIlulissat
Club/organizerIlulissat Orienteering Greenlnad
Region of countryNorth Greenland, Municipality of Qaasuitsoq
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners100
WRE event?No
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+299 536930
Contact postal addressPostboks 302 - 3952 Ilulissat - Greenland
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions5 km
Latest entry date12'th of June
Entry fee (Euro)41
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)135
Event description26'th of June 2013: Greenlandic Championship in orienteering. 27'th of June 2013: Sprint Orienteering in the town of Ilulissat. The night 28/29'th of June 2013: AMO Race with courses at 5, 10, 15 and 20 km. The 29'th at the evening: Dinner and party for the participants.
Terrain descriptionThe terrain is situated at the city of Ilulissat with a view of the Kangia (Ilulissat Ice Fiord) and the Disko Bay. It is an open, hilly area with bare rock, stones or topsoil covered with moss, lichen, crowberry, heather and grass. At this time of the year there is daylight 24 hours per day. The temperature will normally be between +5 and +15°C.
Training possibilitiesTraining courses are arranged each Monday night during the summer season. Venue and start time cane be disclosed at the art museum or by phone: 94 47 77. The terrain outside the town are free to use.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Mountain walk with or without guide. Yachting at Diskobay and Ilulissat Icebay through enormous icebergs. With ship or helicopter to active iceglaciers. Photosafari, ex. icebergs, seals and whales. Yachting to towns and villages in the surroundings. Angling for codfish, trout’s and Greenland halibut. Historic walking tours, city walks and visit to museums
Live results available?No
Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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