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London City Race & London Ultrasprint

Competition nameLondon City Race & London Ultrasprint
Start date20130921
End date20130922
CountryGreat Britain
Race typeNational
Nearest place or cityLondon
Club/organizerSouth London Orienteers & London Orienteering Klubb
Region of countryLondon
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners1500
WRE event?No
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Max distance from eventcentre to competitions7km
Latest entry date31 August 2013
Entry fee (Euro)12.00 (Saturday), 13.50 (Sunday)
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)87.00
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)18.00
Event descriptionOn the Sunday, the 6th London City Race, a major international urban orienteering event organised by South London Orienteers, takes place in a brand new area for orienteering - London Docklands (Canary Wharf & the Isle of Dogs). The day before (Saturday) is the 2nd London Ultrasprint in historic Victoria Park - four short high-speed orienteering races in detailed parkland, including a maze.
Terrain descriptionSaturday: Ornamental park terrain - grass, large trees, lake. Sunday: Urban terrain, with medium and high density neighbourhoods, skyscrapers, waterways and parks. Predominately flat.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.See the sights of London! It's also Open House London weekend, where you can get access to historic and interesting properties not normally open to the public.
Street address of navigation pointIsland Gardens, Isle of Dogs, London
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