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Kainuu Orienteering Week

Competition nameKainuu Orienteering Week
Start date20150705
End date20150710
CountryFinland
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or citySuomussalmi
Club/organizerSuomussalmen Rasti
Region of countryEastern Finland
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners2000
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+358 44 512 3517
Contact postal addressKisatie 28, 87250 Kajaani, Finland
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions11 km
Latest entry date31.5.2015
Entry fee (Euro)43 - 128 euros / 4 competitions
Event descriptionKainuu Orienteering Week is an annual, traditional orienteering week. This year is the 48th year the week will be organised in Kainuu region. 1. stage: middle distance, about 30-35 min 2. stage: middle distance, Finnish WOC-qualification and Top League 3. stage: long distance, Finnish WOC-qualification and Top League 4. stage: extended middle distance, about 50 min, pursuit start
Terrain descriptionCompetition terrain (Itäjärvi) is totally new orienteering area and it provides quite good runability and diverse and challenging orienteering areas. Area is mainly covered with usual Kainuu region coniferous forest type where runability and visibility are quite good. In the western parts of competition area there is Natura 2000 -nature reserve, which will provide memorable nature experiences for all orienteers. Course setters have planned the usage of terrain so that in all categories we´ll try to provide as good orienteering areas as possible.
Training possibilitiesPlease contact the competition centre.
Street address of navigation point Käärmevaarantie 11-13, Suomussalmi
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Live results available?Yes
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Live GPS tracking available?Yes
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