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Vihor preO challenge - preWTOC 2015 event

Competition nameVihor preO challenge - preWTOC 2015 event
Start date20140926
End date20140929
CountryCroatia
Race typeTrail-O
Nearest place or cityZagreb
Club/organizerOK Vihor
Region of countryCroatia
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners100
WRE event?No
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URL for invitation[Link]
Contact email address
Contact postal addressBijenička 137
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions7km
Latest entry date19.09.2014.
Entry fee (Euro)10
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)30
Event descriptionWelcome to the pre-WTOC 2015 trail orienteering event. Nine months before World trail orienteering championships you can experience terrains and atmosphere in Croatia and Zagreb. You are more than welcome to join us on two days of Vihor pre-O challenge
Terrain descriptionpark and typical continental forest area
Training possibilitiesday 0 - training day - park Ribnjak, Zagreb - center of the town
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia. It is located in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river, at the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain. Zagreb lies at an elevation of approximately 122 m (400 ft) above sea level. In the last official census of 2011, the population of the settlement of Zagreb was 792,875. The wider Zagreb metropolitan area includes the City of Zagreb and the separate Zagreb County bringing the total metropolitan area population up to 1,110,517. It is the only metropolitan area in Croatia with a population of over one million. Zagreb has a special status in the Republic of Croatia’s administrative division and is a consolidated city-county (but separated from Zagreb County), and is administratively subdivided into 17 city districts, most of them being at low elevation along the river Sava valley, whereas northern and northeastern city districts, such as Podsljeme and Sesvete districts are situated in the foothills of the Sljeme mountain, making the city’s geographical image rather diverse. The city extends over 30 kilometres east-west and around 20 kilometres north-south, covering an immense area of Prigorje region. Its favourable geographic position in the southwestern part of the Pannonian Basin, which extends to the Alpine, Dinaric, Adriatic and Pannonic regions, provides an excellent connection for traffic between Central Europe and the Adriatic Sea. The transport connections, concentration of industry, scientific and research institutions and industrial tradition underlie its leading economic position in Croatia. Zagreb is the seat of the central government, administrative bodies and almost all government ministries. Zagreb is a global and cosmopolitan city, and one of the leading centres of Central and Southeastern Europe.
Street address of navigation pointRibnjak 2, Zagreb
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Live results available?No
Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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