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Portugal "O" Meeting '2014

Competition namePortugal "O" Meeting '2014
Start date20140227
End date20140304
CountryPortugal
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityGouveia - Portugal
Club/organizerCPOC
Region of countryGuarda
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners1500
WRE event?Yes
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+351 922075283 (after 6pm)
Contact postal addressRua Tomás de Melo, Loja 2-D, 2770-167 Paço de Arcos
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions20 km
Latest entry date17-Feb-2013
Entry fee (Euro)from 5€ to 11€ each stage
Event descriptionPortugal O 'Meeting 2014 will take place in Gouveia - Serra da Estrela and will consist in 4 days of competition with new maps, the 3rd day counting to WRE. The stages of the event will be: 1st March - Long Distance and Night Sprint, 2nd March - Middle Distance, 3rd March – Middle Distance (WRE) and O-Precision, and 4th March - Long Distance. 19th Edition of Portugal O' Meeting will be organized by CPOC (organizers of Portugal "O" Meeting 2009 & Iberian Championship 2013 – 1st Stage). Distances from: Oporto (airport) to Gouveia - 170 Km Lisbon (airport) to Gouveia - 320 Km
Terrain descriptionTerrain with many variations between pine forest and open areas, with a great richness of rocky details. Medium slope and variation between fast progression areas and areas where the vegetation causes difficulty in the progression. The Night Sprint will be held at the city centre of Gouveia, which is composed by a mix of parks, historical areas with narrow streets and other faster areas but with higher physical difficulty. O-Precision stage will take place at Parque Senhora dos Verdes, a park with many rocky and terrain details.
Training possibilitiesO-Portugal provides sand duns and rocky terrain training camps including Portugal "O" Meeting 2014. See more info at www.o-portugal.pt. Package by O-Portugal: http://www.o-portugal.pt/packages/mco-and-pom-package/
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Gouveia provides to its visitors some additional activities such as a visit to the Ecological Park, to the Museum of Automobile Miniatures or to the Modern Art Museum. The visitor can also take the nearby Serra da Estrela to Ski or go through some of the existing Pedestrian Pathways.
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Live TV available?No
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