What is Orienteering


Event Details

Saturday 5 January 2019 Winter League 5 Melton Country Park

Event Level: Local
Beginners: Beginners welcome, help and advice available. See also Your First Event
Car Park Grid Reference: SK757208 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Cafe Car Park, end of Wymondham Way. No fee.
Car Park Postcode: LE13 1HP
Registration Times: 10.00 am – 12.00 noon
Start Times: 10.00 am – 12.00 noon
Courses Close: 1.30 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: Saturday morning event: Mainly open parkland with some blocks of woodland.

Start Time: 10.00am start is earlier than usual so that Melton ParkRun people can try out Orienteering after their run.

Safety Warnings: Leg cover needed for Medium and Long courses. Take care
of traffic on Medium and Long courses.

Social Venue: – There is a café next to the car park with tea/cake/sandwiches which will be open. Stop for a chat straight after finishing? Also Wetherspoons pub in town for those wanting beer with their lunch.

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.

Dogs: On lead only
Social Venue: The Kettleby Cross
Planner: Clive & Jenny Kent
Organiser: Clive & Jenny Kent
Email Contact
Tel Contact tel: 07954 298152
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