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Competition nameCROESO 2016
Start date20160724
End date20160729
CountryGreat Britain
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or citySwansea
Club/organizerWelsh Orienteering Association
Region of countrySouth Wales
Number of competition days5
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Event description5 days of holiday Orienteering in beautiful South Wales. 3 Long races and 2 Middle races.
Terrain descriptionGreat variety of terrain. 2 days on open runnable sand dunes. 1 day on open limestone moorland. 1 day steep but runnable woodland. 1 day beech woodland and country park.
Training possibilitiesTraining day on relevant terrain on Saturday 23rd July.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Large range of tourism opportunities in this part of Wales. Lovely beaches in the immediate vicinity and the nearby Gower Peninsular. Great hiking in the Brecon Beacons national park and on the Gower. One of the prime Mountain Biking areas in the UK in the nearby Afan valley, with many purpose built trails.
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