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Event Details

Wednesday 25 July 2018 LEI Summer League 14 Foxton Locks Sprint

Event Level: Local

Foxton Locks is a unique location that brings with it a set to of special challenges. It is both a country park and a working canal network, that will be operating for the early part of the evening.

Car parking: the bottom car park, on the grassy field before you reach the tarmac section , so as to leave that for visitors to the park and the Pub.
There is FREE parking after 5.00 pm.

Long: two sprint loops, with a rest between sprint 1 and 2 . Total about 3.5Km
Medium: two sprint loops ( but shorter than the long one) with a rest between. Total about 2.5 Km
Short: one sprint loop. About 1Km

For all courses ( which are of similar difficulty) only small training Kites will be used.

WARNING:Because of the working canal network it is important that everyone reads the Safety notices provided at registration.

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: Simon Ford   Contact: si.ford1943@btinternet.com
Planner: Simon Ford
Courses: See notes;
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, Full-time students £2.50, Juniors (or Family group shadowing their juniors) £1.50
Registration Times: 6pm – 7-30pm
Start Times: 6pm – 7-30pm
Courses Close: 8.15 p.m.
Car Park Grid Reference: SP691897 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
North Car Park
Car Park Postcode: LE16 7RA
Dogs: On lead only
Social Venue: Foxton Locks Inn
Social Venue Postcode: LE16 7RA