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Slovak Karst Cup

Competition nameSlovak Karst Cup
Start date20180824
End date20180826
CountrySlovakia
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRožňava
Club/organizerATU Kosice
Region of countryKošice
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+421915872938
Contact postal addressKlub OB ATU Kosice, Watsonova 4, 040 01 Kosice
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions14 km
Latest entry date10th August
Entry fee (Euro)32-24-20-16
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)25-50/person/night
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)4/person/night
Event descriptionSlovak Karst Cup is one of the most favorite multiday o-events in Slovakia. It is usually organized in karst terrains of Silicka planina (plateau) or Plesivecka planina, which are located in National park Slovensky kras. You can find many depressions, mixed forest, semiopen or open areas there. And also lots of natural and historical attractions in surroundings after competition. 4 stages in 3 days of this year Karst cup are very good oportunity to have relevant training for Long distance Final of World masters orienteering championships 2020 which will be held in Košice.
Terrain descriptionStage 1,2,4 Karst terrain with depressions. On the slopes of depressions there are some rocky fields and cliffs with heights from 1 to 3 meters. Vegetation consists mostly of deciduous forest with occasional coniferous trees. Runnability and visibility is mostly good. Part of terrain is semi-open or open with varying runnability and visibility. In the terrain there are some forest roads and middle density of paths. Stage 3 Park around the manor-house Betliar consists of 50% meadows and 50% forest.
Training possibilitiesOfficial Karst cup 2018 training will be held on 23rd August between 10:00-19:00. There are more opportunities for training if you will ask the organizers at adress akademik.ob@tuke.sk
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.http://npslovenskykras.sopsr.sk/ http://www.betliar.eu http://www.slovenskyraj.sk http://www.gemer.sk http://www.kosice.sk http://www.krasnohorskajaskyna.sk http://spisskyhrad.sk http://www.vysoketatry.com/
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Live results available?No
Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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