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Kainuu Orienteering Week 2016

Competition nameKainuu Orienteering Week 2016
Start date20160703
End date20160708
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityPuolanka
Club/organizerPuolangan Ryhti ry
Region of countryKainuu
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners5000
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+358 44 7679 533
Contact postal addressKisatie 28, 87250 Kajaani, Finland
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions10km
Latest entry date31.5.2016
Entry fee (Euro)12 € - 144 €
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)25-80 € / person / night
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)5-20 € / tent / night
Event descriptionKainuu Orienteering Week is an annual, traditional orienteering week. This year is the 49th year the week will be organised in Kainuu region. The biggest Kainuu Orienteering Week was arranged in conjuction with 2013 World Orienteering Championships in Vuokatti. Kainuu Orienteering Week 2016 will be held in very beautiful and challenging orienteering terrain with great hill and wilderness scenery´s of Puolanka area in Finland. Competition days are sunday 3.7.2016, tuesday 5.7.2016, thursday 7.7.2016 and friday 8.7.2016.
Terrain descriptionAll the competitions during the 2016 Kainuu Orienteering Week will start at the competition centre which is located about 9-10km from Puolanka city centre to south-east. Competition area offers a prime example of the great orienteering terrains available in north Kainuu, featuring versatile grounds from lichen-covered pine woodlands to steep slopes and ancient forests with long, solid sloped terrains with differences in height reaching up to 100 metres.
Training possibilitiesTraining is possible in the similar terrain areas near the competition area. Training areas are located 5-50km from the Competition terrain. Ask for training possibilities from
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Very good possibilities for different kind of holiday activities, nature activities (hiking, canoeing, fishing, swimming etc.) For more information about holiday activities visit -webpage.
Street address of navigation pointHyrynsalmentie 27, Puolanka
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Live results available?Yes
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