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Riga Cup 2015

Competition nameRiga Cup 2015
Start date20150418
End date20150419
CountryLatvia
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRiga
Club/organizerSAA Magnets / IK Auseklis
Region of countryRiga
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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URL for video[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number+37129216088
Latest entry date13.04.2015.
Entry fee (Euro)4-18 EUR
Event descriptionRiga Cup has established itself as highest quality orienteering event in Baltic countries in the last few years. Two middle distance races in the very fast and detailed sand dune terrain will be a treat for every orienteer. Money prizes sponsored by the association SAA "Magnets" will be given to the winners of overall ranking in MW18-20-21E classes.
Terrain descriptionMainly pine tree forest with several new forest plantations, regular track network, many roads and trails. Detailed sand dune terrain. Runability from good to very good. Marshes may be wet in spring.
Training possibilitiesMagnets organise training competitions in the region of Riga 2 to 3 times a week all year around. More information and event calendar can be found on Magnets website. Maps for individual training are also available for purchase.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.The event centre is located near the Baltic Sea 15 kilometres from the historical centre of Riga that is famous for its Art Nouveau architecture and its historical centre that is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Street address of navigation pointKleistu iela
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Live TV available?Yes
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