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Riga Cup

Competition nameRiga Cup
Start date20140419
End date20140420
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRiga
Club/organizerIK Auseklis
Region of countryRiga
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+37126685479
Latest entry date14.04.2014.
Entry fee (Euro)WM 8, 10 - 6 EUR (one day 4 EUR) WM 12, 14, 16, 18, 20 - 8 EUR (one day 5 EUR) WM 21E - 24 EUR (one day 13 EUR) WM 60, 65, 70, 75 - 12 EUR (one day
Event descriptionRiga Cup in the last few years has established itself as highest quality orienteering event in Baltic countries. As a proof to that serves many high class elite orienteers taking part. Two middle distances in very fast and detailed terrain will be a treat for every orienteer. The main prize, which is sponsored by the association SAA "Magnets", will be given to the winners of overall ranking in MW18-20-21E classes. Money prizes: 1st place - 350 EUR 2nd place - 250 EUR 3rd place - 200 EUR 4thplace - 150 EUR 5th place - 100 EUR 6th place - 50 EUR The 3 best runners in 1st days WRE event will be awarded with a medal and a diploma. In the other classes top 3 runners in the overall ranking will receive prizes.
Terrain descriptionMainly pine tree forest with several new forest plantations, regular track network, many roads and path. Detailed sand dune terrain. Runability from good to very good. Marshes may be wet in the spring.
Training possibilitiesMagnets organise training competitions in the region of Rīga 2 to 3 times a week all year around. More information and event calendar can be found on Magnēts website. Maps for individual training on relevant terrain are also available for purchase.
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
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