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Velikden Cup 2016

Competition nameVelikden Cup 2016
Start date20160429
End date20160502
CountryBulgaria
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityTargovishte
Club/organizerVariant 5
Region of countryTargovishte
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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URL for invitation[Link]
URL for video[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number+41 79 226 13 27
Contact postal addressP.O. Box 234 7700 Targovishte Bulgaria
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions30
Latest entry date20-04-2016
Entry fee (Euro)33-55
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)10
Event descriptionWe kindly invite you to take part in our international 4-days-orienteering event «Cupa Velikden» from April 29th to May 2nd, 2016, in Targovishte, Bulgaria. The event takes place during the Orthodox Easter festivities and is a splendid opportunity to explore Bulgarian culture off the beaten tracks. The program in brief includes a One man relay, WRE Sprint, WRE Middle and a Long distance.
Terrain descriptionAll competitions will take place on new maps. The fieldwork will be done in late 2015 and early 2016 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.
Training possibilitiesThere are a lot of maps around Targovishte which can be used for trainings so you are very welcome for a training camp before and after the races.
Live results available?No
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Direct URL for live GPS tracking[Link]
Live TV available?No
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