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ICE-O 2013 (Iceland-O Festival)

Competition nameICE-O 2013 (Iceland-O Festival)
Start date20130628
End date20130630
CountryIceland
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityReykjavÝk
Club/organizerRathlaupsfÚlagi­ Hekla
Region of countryCapital area (southwest)
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners100
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+3548952409
Entry fee (Euro)50
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)50-60
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)15
Event descriptionThis will be the 2nd ICE-O and the second competition in Icelandic orienteering history. The event is a three days event, including sprint on the first day, long/classic distance second day and middle distance the final day. We are proud to present our local forests which are located all around Reykjavik. The forest can offer you pure Icelandic nature with green and colorful areas in an old lava field. This Area is called Hei­m÷rk and is it will be used for Saturday. The Sunday run will be close to ReykjavÝk centar in popular city park, ÍskjuhlÝ­ . The sprint will take place in the center of Hafnarfj÷r­ur. This will be the first time this map is taken in use.
Terrain descriptionReykjavÝk: Competition area is located in the very center of ReykjavÝk, where the streets are crooked and the details are many. Hei­m÷rk: The area is located by the foot of a big lavafield. Fairly open terrain with dens forest areas in between. Not too hilly the second competition day. The third competition day is located around a hill mostly covered by forest and many cliff and rock feature. Aera with a lot of detail.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Iceland can provide a long list of Hiking routes and beautiful nature experience in the highlands and the coastal areas. Not to mention the many glaciers, hot springs and volcanos which are located in all parts of the country.
Street address of navigation pointBŠjarbraut 7
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