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TAKAS 2017

Competition nameTAKAS 2017
Start date20170622
End date20170625
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or citySiauliai
Club/organizerOK Takas, OK Dainava
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+370 65064764
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions35 km
Latest entry date15 June 2017
Entry fee (Euro)10-36 EUR
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)20 EUR
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)4 EUR
Event descriptionIt is the biggest orienteering event in Lithuania organized since 1990. This is 4 days orienteering event with chase start on the last day.
Terrain descriptionTAKAS 2017 will take place in typical Lithuanian spruce tree forest with undergrowth. Dominate middle landforms. Middle density of paths and rides. All maps are made in 2016-2017 using new orthofoto and Lidar materials.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Visit Siauliai – a forth largest city in Lithuania. Siauliai became a town in 11th century and later on was named after a famous Sun Battle. Usually, Siauliai city is called the city of Sun. If you are wondering what to see in Siauliai, believe us – there are many things worth touring while visiting Siauliai city. Travel to historical monument and folk art ensemble – The Hill of crosses. The heritage of UNESCO has more than 200.000 crosses all over it! While touring the city try to pay attention to all small sculptures resting in the city center. Siauliai tourism has a lot to offer! Don’t forget to visit St. George’s Church, travel to Sts. Peter and Paul’s Church of the Orthodox parish. Siauliai travellers suggest to visit Old City Cementary and feel the mystery of history. Tour through parks, visit municipality building and after a day traveling try out Lithuanian national dishes in Siauliai city!
Street address of navigation point430325, 6187359 (LKS) 55.815651, 22.888317 (WGS) 55° 48' 56.34", 22° 53' 17.94" (WGS)
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