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Event 9 2013 -2014 PDF Print E-mail
Date: Wednesday 12 February 2014
 
Location: Athalassa Forest Park, Nicosia
 
Travel: Come off the Limassol-Nicosia A1 highway at the first exit AFTER the big stadium on the left of the highway. Once on the roundabout below, take the third exit towards Latsia, The Mall of Cyprus & IKEA. Go to the end and go straight over the next roundabout. The Park entrance is the second left at the bottom of the dip (after the traffic lights). Park in the car park and the registration/start will be just ahead of you.
 
Timings: Registration will be available from 0930 hrs and the course will be open from 0945 hrs. Last start will be at 1145 hrs and the course will close at 1245 hrs.
 
Courses: Three courses will be available:
 
Blue Course - A moderately technical course of approximately 5 kms
Red Course            - A less technical course of approximately 4.3 kms.
Yellow Course       -             A fairly simple course for novices of approximately 2.4km
 
Please note that for the Blue and Red courses only 200m wide corridors linking controls will be shown on the map.
 
Terrain: Nice runnable countryside with a dam and a few ridges with plenty of paths and tracks.
 
Map: The 1:7,500 ‘Athalassa Forest Park’ Map drawn by Mr Michael Savvides and updated February 2013. Maps will be pre-marked. Loose control descriptions will be available.
      
Equipment: Runners are to provide their own compass and whistle.  Full leg coverage is not necessary but recommended.
 
Facilities: There are toilets available by the nearby Park kiosk.  Water will be available at the registration area. Other drinks and snacks may be purchased from the kiosk.
 
 
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