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TAKAS 2014

Competition nameTAKAS 2014
Start date20140621
End date20140624
CountryLithuania
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityIgnalina
Club/organizerOK Takas, OK Dainava
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+37065064764
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions10 km
Latest entry date12 June 2014
Entry fee (Euro)27 EUR for adults, 15 EUR for schoolchildren
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)10 - 20 EUR
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)4,5 EUR
Event descriptionIt is the biggest orienteering event in Lithuania organized since 1990. This is 4 days orienteering event with forest sprint course and chase start on the last day.
Terrain descriptionTAKAS 2014 terrain is surrounded by lakes, with its ripe pine and spruce trees really is a pearl of Lithuanian woods. Middle land forms: depressions, hills, gullies. Maximum slopes up to 30 m. Runnability mostly good and partly middle in young forest and marshes nearby lakes. Middle density of forest tracks and rides.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Ignalina district is located in East of Lithuania and it is well known as a land of beautiful landscape. There are more than 200 lakes, some rivers and ponds. The forests take a third of the whole territory and a quarter of it are takes by the protected territories. In Ignalina district there are located the major part of Aukstaitija National Park, fourteen regional parks and various preserves. It is one of the tourists’ favorite areas in Lithuania. The tourists like the cognitive, leisure, sport, ecological and country tourism activities. Wild nature, its natural sounds and a spirit of ancient villages attract especially those who are tired of the city’s life and noises. Ignalina fascinates the botanists, fishermen and sports fans. Hiking, water-way tours, picnics will make unforgettable impression on you.
Street address of navigation pointM. Petrausko street, Palūšė
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