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Riga Cup 2013

Competition nameRiga Cup 2013
Start date20130420
End date20130421
CountryLatvia
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRiga
Club/organizerIK Auseklis & SAA Magnets
Region of countryRiga
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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URL for video[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number+37126685479
Latest entry date15.04.2012.
Entry fee (Euro)15 EUR for both days
Event descriptionRiga Cup is one of the main highlights of the spring season in the Baltic countries. It attracts the top runners from the region as well as many others due to its top quality organisation and the exclusive sand dune terrain around Riga. Total prize fund is 2200 EUR for the elite classes. In 2013 Riga Cup will take place in Bullu sala which was a forbidden military area during Soviet times.
Terrain descriptionMainly pine tree forest with several new forest plantations, regular track network, many roads and path. Detailed sand dune terrain. Runability from good to very good. Marshes may be wet in the spring.
Training possibilitiesMagnets organise training competitions in the region of Rīga 2 to 3 times a week all year around. More information and event calendar can be found on the website. Training packages for individual training on relevant terrain are also available on request.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.The event centre is located by the Baltic sea 15 kilometres from the historical centre of Riga . Riga, the capital of Latvia, is the largest city in the Baltic states. Its historical centre is included in UNESCO World Heritage List and the city is famous for its Art Nouveau architecture.
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Live TV available?No
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