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Event Details

Sunday 25 November 2018 Leicester 5 Parks Challenge (Bradgate Park)

Event Level: Local
Notes:
Try Orienteering: If you like maps, being outdoors and want to keep fit, this could be for you.

Who: Everyone is welcome – all ages. Come on your own or with family/friends.

What: Take the challenge: Walk, jog or run, how many checkpoints can you find in the park?

Help: Learn to navigate with the orienteering maps. Friendly coaching to help you to get started.
Coaching advice for all and including exercises adapted for more experienced club orienteers.

Kit: All specialist equipment will be provided.

Reserve a map : Click Here

Courses: Length Description Ideal for
White 1.2km Easiest and shortest Families and newcomers
Yellow 2.5Km Slightly less easy and more distance between checkpoints. Families and newcomers
Orange 3.4Km More navigational decision and choices of routes More confident families and juniors; Adult newcomers

5 Parks Challenge
No. 5
25 Nov Final: Bradgate Park, Hunts Hill

Junior Awards: Juniors qualify for the British Schools Orienteering Explorers Awards. Each control visited counts and there are awards for 25, 50 and 100 points.

Introduction to Orienteering: If you have not orienteered before, take a look at our page for newcomers.

Get a special parking voucher at a previous event or make a request before hand. Email: rwmhedwards@gmail.com
At the request of the Trust, we normally park in the overflow car park.

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: Chris Phillips   Contact: 08456801798
Planner: Roger Edwards
Controller: Simon Ford
Courses: White; Yellow; Orange; Green;
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) – Contactless dibbing (SIAC) will be available at this event
Fees: Junior £3 Adults £4 (including dibber hire) Get reduced rate parking voucher from organiser.
Registration Times: 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon
Start Times: 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
Courses Close: 2.00 p.m.
Car Park Grid Reference: SK523117 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Bradgate Hunts Hill – Old John
Car Park Postcode: LE6 0AH
Dogs: On lead only
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