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3rd Mediterranean Championships in Orienteering

Competition name3rd Mediterranean Championships in Orienteering
Start date20140221
End date20140223
CountryPortugal
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or citySátão & Aguiar da Beira
Club/organizerOri-Estarreja & COViseu
Region of countryViseu
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners1500
WRE event?Yes
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URL for invitation[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number+351 234 844 317
Contact postal addressOri-Estarreja Apartado 141 3864-909 Estarreja
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions20 Km
Latest entry date12-02-2014
Entry fee (Euro)5-11
Event descriptionEvent organized by Ori-Estarreja and COV (organizers of Portugal "O" Meeting 2012), in similar areas as POM 2012. This event will also be the Mediterranean Orienteering Champs. There will be 3 WRE's and 3 new maps! 21/Februry - Friday - Model Event 22/February - Saturday - Middle distance (WRE) & Sprint [WRE] 23/February - Sunday - Long distance [WRE] The weather in the area during February should be around 15 and 20ºC. Oporto (airport) -> Aguiar da Beira - 180 Km Lisbon (airport) -> Aguiar da Beira - 340 Km
Terrain descriptionPine forest area, with some areas with easy runability and others where undergrowth makes it slower. Hilly terrain with a lot of rock and contours details. The sprint race will be held in an old small village (Aguiar da Beira) with a lot of narrow streets and a part of pine forest with some rocks and contour details.
Training possibilitiesO-Portugal is a training camps organizing company that work together with Ori-Estarreja. O-Portugal can provide you both Sand Duns and Rocky Terrain training camps, and also competitions packages to several races (including the 3rd Mediterranean Championships in Orienteering and Portugal "O" Meeting 2014) See more info at: www.o-portugal.pt Package for MCO 2014 by O-Portugal: http://www.o-portugal.pt/packages/comof-package/
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.There are a lot of footpaths around the competition areas, and also some mountains with beautiful landscapes. Viseu (the biggest city of the region) is a beautiful city with a lot of history and a great gastronomy.
Street address of navigation pointRua da Mata nº16 Canelas
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?No
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