What is Orienteering


Event Details

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

Event Level: Local
Beginners: Beginners welcome, help and advice available. See also Your First Event
Car Park Grid Reference: SK523117 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Bradgate Hunts Hill – Old John
Car Park Postcode: LE6 0AH
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.
Courses: White; Yellow; Orange; Light Green; Short Green; Green; Blue; Brown;
Fees: Junior £2 Adults £4 (including dibber hire) Get reduced rate parking voucher from organiser.
Electronic punching: SI Dibber Hire: £1.00 (LEI members can collect vouchers towards card purchase) – Contactless SIAC available
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.

Parking: Please use the main Hunts Hill car park. Obtain your £3 parking voucher at
registration. Please do not pay at the parking ticket machine

Large Groups: Not suitable for large groups
Dogs: On lead only
Social Venue:
Planner: Roger Edwards
Controller: Simon Ford
Organiser: Chris Phillips
Email Contact
Tel Contact 07801653896
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