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HSH Vysočina Cup 2013

Competition nameHSH Vysočina Cup 2013
Start date20130711
End date20130714
CountryCzech Republic
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityTři Studně
Club/organizerSK OB Chrast
Region of countryczech-moravian highland
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number00420608951177
Contact postal addressTomáš Matras, Chrašice 632, 53851 Chrast u Chrudimi
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions500 metres
Event descriptionJubilee 20th edition of popular HSH Vysocina Cup is going to be held in its traditional format - 3 main competition days and couple of additional races. Competition program starts on thursday evening with night race not included into the 3-stage competition. On Friday, main 3-stage event starts with middle distance, followed by long distance on Saturday and shortened long distance with chasing start on Sunday. Other accompying races will be short running competition, popular beer relay and short O-race with mass start. HSH Vysocina Cup is each year organized by leading local club SK OB Chrast. Maps are prepared by proffesional mapmaker Petr Mareček (JWOC 2001, WOC 2008). Organizers are trying to prepare good and prestige competition together with rich cultural program for the whole family (each stage, kindergarden is being opened).
Terrain descriptionTypical terrain of Bohemian-moravian highland. The area of competition was used for JWOC 2001 short distance race. Forest is wet, with a lot of small streams. White forest alternates with green one. Visibility within forest is worsened.
Training possibilitiesOne official training will be ready for competitors from thursday in the forests surrounding competition area. Controls will be signed with flags. Organizers own variety of maps within the region and are able to provide special training packages. Feel free to contact them.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Center of Bohemian-moravian highland is popular tourist resorts. It is thanks to its ponds, forests and other nice and preserved nature. Close to the competition area is the town Nové Město na Moravě, the center of czech cross-country skiing, with tracks used for cross-country and biathlon. Within the reach by car or bike is church of st. Johannes of Nepomuk incorporated into UNESCO heritage.
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