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Competition nameOPEN GRODNO CUP -2017
Start date20170420
End date20170425
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityGrodno
Region of countryGrodno region
Number of competition days2+3+1=6
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+375295664479
Contact postal addressO.Solomovoj, 118-85. Grodno. 230027
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions30 km
Latest entry date16.04.2017
Entry fee (Euro)15-27euro
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)13-50 euro per day
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)1 euro for all time
Event description"Open Grodno Cup" one of the biggest orienteering event in Belarus, with more than 700 competitors. 20.04.2017- Day 1. Model event. Middle distance. 21.04.2017- Day 2. Model event. Extended middle distance. 22.04.2017- Day 3. OPEN GRODNO CUP event, stage1. Long distance. 23.04.2017- Day 4. OPEN GRODNO CUP event,stage2. Middle distance. IOF WRE for MW21E. 24.04.2017 -Day 5. OPEN GRODNO CUP event,stage3. Sprint distance. IOF WRE for MW21E. 25.04.2017- Day 6. "Race of Champions" event. Middle distance.
Terrain descriptionMixed forest. The runability differs from good in areas where pine forest to limited areas with fallen trees. Terrain is rather hilly. On middle distance the maximum height difference is 30-50 meters. On the long distance there are some steep slopes with small ravines where the height difference can be 45 meters. Generally the terrain has few paths and roads.
Training possibilitiesModel events 20.04.2017 and 21.04.2017. Relevant to the competition. It is possible to organise training camps.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Old castles and manor houses in the center of the city of Grodno and the surrounding area. The fortifications of the First World War. Swimming pools, saunas, restaurants with the Belarusian national cuisine. "Augustow Canal" recreation area.Nature monuments.
Street address of navigation point5336′6″N, 2344′10″E53.601724, 23.736101
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Live TV available?No
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