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Event Details

Wednesday 12 December 2018 Winter League 4 Swithland Night Event

Event Level: Local
Beginners: Not suitable for beginners
Car Park Grid Reference: SK537130 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Swithland North Car Park – pay £1 at registration
Car Park Postcode: LE12 8ST
Registration Times: 6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
Start Times: 6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
Courses Close: 8.15 p.m.
Courses: Short; Medium; Long;
Fees: Seniors £5.00, Full-time students £2.50, Juniors (or Family group shadowing their juniors) £1.50
Electronic punching: SI Dibber Hire: £1.00 (LEI members can collect vouchers towards card purchase) – Contactless SIAC available
Notes: Woodland Night Event: Whistle mandatory. Head torch needed. Spare torch Advisable.

Car Parking: Please pay £1 at registration for a voucher to display in your car. This is instead of using the pay and display machine.

Terrain: Mixed woodland with variable density and maturity; many holly bushes; major and minor path network; some contour detail. Note that autumn leaf fall has obscured some minor paths. Some very slippery surfaces and slopes, so wear Shoes with a good grip.

Start and Finish: near the main car park.

Course Standard Length Controls
Long Short Blue 4.5km 15
Medium Short Green 3.3km 10
Short Yellow 1.8km 7

Juniors: It is advisable for inexperienced juniors to be shadowed by an adult.

Courses close: at 8.15pm so please start early if you think you may take a long time.

Volunteers: to collect the controls after the race will be very much appreciated.

Winter League
The 2018/2019 LEI Winter League consists of 8 events taking place from October to February. They include night and daytime events, urban and woodland events, and midweek events during half term. Your top 5 scores count on the league table. See Winter League for the full list of fixtures and points system.

Large Groups: Large groups (Youth group, Scouts, Running club etc) should let the Organiser know a week in advance.

Social Venue: Bradgate Arms, Cropston. Last food orders 8.45pm. Menus
Organiser: Chris Bosley
Email Contact
Tel Contact email: o@bosley.me.uk
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