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LOW 2014 Unesco world heritage orienteering 3 stages

Competition nameLOW 2014 Unesco world heritage orienteering 3 stages
Start date20140524
End date20140525
CountrySlovakia
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRuzomberok
Club/organizerOrienteering club Ruzomberok
Region of countryLiptov, North of Slovakia
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+421 905 683 618
Contact postal addressKlub orientacnych sportov Ruzomberok, Stefana Moyzesa 31, Ruzomberok 03401, SLOVAKIA
Latest entry date11th May 2014
Entry fee (Euro)from 9 Euro (for 3 stages)
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)guest house 17 Euro (with breakfast)
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)in your own sleeping bags (3 Euro)
Event descriptionWe would like to invite all competitors to 3 stages open orienteering event which will take place in Vlkolínec world heritage site of UNESCO. You have opportunity to visit unique village and its surrounding which is visited by many people from all around the world. If you come, you will get opportunity to discover new difficult but beautiful terrains together with the chance to see how use to Slovaks live in past in typical village in mountains. Stage 1 - Middle course - National Ranking Competition 24th of May 2014. Challenging mountain terrain with plenty of rocks (boulders) in coniferous vegetation, terraces (earthen banks). overgrown meadows Stage 2 - 30 minutes sprint Score with a mass start in an attractive area Vlkolínec and its surrounding. Built-up area - urban area and overgrown meadows with plenty of terraces. Stage 3 - Long course - National ranking competition 25th May 2014. Terrain similar to stage no. 1
Terrain descriptionChallenging mountain terrain with plenty of rocks (boulders) in coniferous vegetation, terraces (earthen banks), overgrown meadows. Attractive area UNESCO world heritage place of Vlkolínec and its surrounding. Built-up area - urban area and overgrown meadows with plenty of terraces.
Training possibilitiesBefore the first stage maps and route of training will be available to "warm up" and familiarity with the terrain to all competitors free of charge.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Liptov region is one of the most visited regions by tourists in addition to the race you can visit museums, caves, water parks and many others places of interest. - Vlkolinec-UNESCO world heritage site http://www.vlkolinec.sk/vsk/english In the vicinity of the race centre is situated popular Top Bike park. http://www.skipark.sk/en/Bikepark. For all competitors will be special discount on etery fee to Aqua vital Park Lucky. http://www.kupele-lucky.sk/en/aqua-%E2%80%93-vital-park You can find more information about additional activities here http://www.visitliptov.sk/en/ or here http://www.visitslovakia.com
Street address of navigation pointVlkolinec
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Live results available?No
Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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