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Riga Orienteering Week 2016

Competition nameRiga Orienteering Week 2016
Start date20160419
End date20160424
CountryLatvia
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRiga
Club/organizerSAA Magnets / IK Auseklis
Number of competition days6
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+371 29216088
Max distance from eventcentre to competitionsAll venues are accessible by public transportation.
Latest entry date18.04.2016.
Event descriptionRiga Orienteering Week will be a memorable event that includes 3 regular orienteering evening races from Tuesday to Thursday and two days of Riga Cup on the weekend. It will also offer various training opportunities during the whole week.
Terrain descriptionTerrain in around Riga is very flat and detailed, offering very good runability and visibility but keeping the technical challenges. On weekend the detailed karst terrain will be offered. The highest point Riekstukalns is 85m above the sea level. Runability from excellent to average.
Training possibilities3 regular orienteering evening races "Magnets" from Tuesday to Thursday, 2 "training" maps with courses and a lot of additional trainings available on demand.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Organizers invite you to visit the city Riga - an architectural, artistic and cultural destination. Special guided tour will be offered during the week. English, Swedish and Russian speaking guide.
Street address of navigation pointRiga
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Live TV available?Yes
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