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JK Festival of Orienteering 2014

Competition nameJK Festival of Orienteering 2014
Start date20140418
End date20140421
CountryGreat Britain
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or citySwansea, South Wales
Club/organizerBritish Orienteering and Welsh Orienteering Assoc.
Region of countrySouth Wales
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners2000
WRE event?Yes
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Event description4 day Festival of Orienteering. Day 1 Sprint race, Day 2 long race (Middle race for Elite classes). Day 3 Long race for all. Day 4 Relay.
Terrain descriptionSprint race - university campus and parkland. Days 2, 3 & 4 - open upland moorland
Training possibilitiesEvent in Wye Valley, Forest of Dean, 13th April 2014. Local training on similar terrain to JK 2014 areas Weds 16th April Colour Coded Race on Clydach Terrace - Complex open area of old mining spoil tips. About 5 miles distant from the relay area and very similar to it. Start times from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Courses available - Blue - 6.5K approx, Green 5K approx, Light green 4K, Orange 3K, Yellow 2K Offering 2 Training on Mynydd Llangatwg - area adjacent to Mynydd Llanginidyr and highly relevant for both days 2 & 3. Training maps and controls out in the terrain on Weds 16th and Thurs 17th April
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Hiking, beaches, activities, sightseeing, museums.
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