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Event Details

Wednesday 19 October 2016 Winter League 1. Watermead

Event Level: Local
Notes: Winter League – weekday morning event
The 2016/17 LEI Winter League consists of 8 events taking place from October to February. They include night and daytime events. Your top 5 scores count on the league table. See Winter League for the full list of fixtures.

Short TD2 1.9km
Medium TD3 3.6km
Long TD3 6.8km

Terrain: Flat with many lakes, paths mainly with hard surfaces, some open and some wooded patches. Potential for flooding if heavy rain.
Footwear: Trail shoes are suggested.

Car Park:See map links below. There are several small car parks at the end of Meadow Lane and some soft surface parking before car parks.

Military League Central: See details below.

Flyer/Final Details:
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: Roger Edwards   Contact: Tel 0116 2127547 Email:
Courses: Short; Medium; Long;
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 £4.50 and Juniors £1.50
Registration Times: 11.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon
Start Times: 11.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon
Courses Close: 1.00pm
Car Park Grid Reference: SK602096 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Meadow Lane, Birstall
Car Park Postcode: LE4 4FN
Dogs: On lead only
Social Venue: Hope & Anchor, Syston (Hungry Horse)
Social Venue Postcode: LE7 1PD