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Kvarken Orienteering Festival

Competition nameKvarken Orienteering Festival
Start date20180711
End date20180713
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityVaasa
Region of countryÖsterbotten
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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Latest entry date2018-07-08
Entry fee (Euro)12-50
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)60-100
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)16-30
Event descriptionKvarken Orienteering Festival invites you to Kvarken and Österbotten, Finland for a three day long journey. This years competitions are held in the evenings at Majorsbacken in Malax, Water tower hill in Vähäkyrö and Tuckor in Vörå. The distances are middle distance and elite classes ends with a chase start in Vörå.
Terrain descriptionThree compact and hilly forests with some vegetation that lowers the visibility but with quite good run-ability, featuring bare rock hills and marshes. The elevation differences are high compared to the flat landscape in Österbotten.
Training possibilitiesThere are no ready training packagages. But by asking, we are ready to hand out some maps for training.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.You can visit Kvarken Archipelago - UNESCO World Heritage Site that are located outside of Vaasa. There are also plenty of other interesting activities around the area.
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Live results available?Yes
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Live GPS tracking available?Yes
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Live TV available?Yes
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Info about live coverageOnline results from each competition with live video from the finish. GPS tracking for a total of about 30 runners in the elite classes.
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