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Event Details

Sunday 15 October 2017 EMOA League Burrough Hill

Event Level: Regional

Courses: Length Climb Controls
White 1.4km 25m 12
Yellow 1.9km 35m 14
Orange 2.4km 40m 17
Light Green 2.8km 85m 13
Short Green 2.9km 80m 13
Green 3.8km 150m 20
Blue 5.2km 180m 24
Brown 6.0km 260m 26

Terrain: Open hillside (including an iron age fort) with wooded areas.

Car Park: Pay & Display car parking. Fee: £2.50 as coins only (All £1 taken).

Dogs: Strictly no dogs in the competition area as sheep grazing.

The East Midlands League: More information and latest league tables on the EMOA Website

coaching session in the afternoon. Competitors in the main event should ignore any small ‘training kites’ marking features used by EMJOS.

Suitable for Beginners?: Beginners are welcome. Please arrive early and preferably let the organiser know in advance so that you can be sure to get advice from an experienced orienteer.
Large Groups?: If you intend to come to our event as part of a large group, eg Youth group, Scouts, Cubs, Athletic or running club, it would be helpful to let the Organiser know in advance. This ensures we can have enough maps available for you and avoid disappointment.

Organiser: Andy Portsmouth   Contact: 0116 2301337
Planner: Simon Ford
Controller: Simon Starkey
Courses: White; Yellow; Orange; Light Green; Short Green; Green; Blue; Brown;
String Course: No string course available
Electronic punching using SI card: Yes – Card Hire at Registration: £1.00 (LEI members can collect vouchers towards card purchase)
Fees: Seniors £7.50 and Juniors £3.00 – Seniors on White to Orange courses £3.00
Registration Times: 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon
Courses Close: 2.00pm
Car Park Grid Reference: SK766114 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Burrough Hill
Car Park Postcode: LE14 2QZ
Dogs: In car park only
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