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Velikden Cup

Competition nameVelikden Cup
Start date20150430
End date20150503
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityTargovishte
Club/organizerVariant 5
Region of countryCentral Bulgaria
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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URL for invitation[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number+41 79 226 13 27
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions30
Entry fee (Euro)35-55
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)10
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)1
Event descriptionVelikden Cup is the biggest competition in Bulgaria and includes 4 different disciplines! The event is organized by Orienteering Club «Variant 5» Targovishte, and the Swiss supporting club of «Variant 5». Event directors: Dian Bonev (BUL), Marc Lettau (SUI).
Terrain descriptionAll competitions will take place on new maps. The fieldwork will be done in late 2014 and early 2015 by Bulgaria’s well-known mapper Dian Bonev. The forests in Targovishte region are mainly mixed forests with big parts of oak and beech – good runnability! Lots of little creeks, gullies, ditches, trenches, foxhowls and rocks add some thrill to the interesting and hilly terrain. For last years maps go to:
Training possibilitiesVariant 5 orienteering club organizes trainings in Targovishte during all seasons. If you or your club want to visit Targovishte and its beautiful forests for a training camp contact us.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.It's a lot of possibilities for any kind of holiday activities. The Black sea coast is also 100 kms away.
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
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