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Sunday 30 December 2018 EMOA League Event. Martinshaw

Event Level: Regional
Beginners: Beginners welcome, help and advice available. See also Your First Event
Car Park Grid Reference: SK497076 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Groby Lodge Farm Entrance Near Motorway Bridge
Car Park Postcode: LE6 0LU
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: Seniors £8.00 and Juniors & Full-time students £3.00 – Seniors on White to Orange courses £3.00
Electronic punching: SI Dibber Hire: £1.00 (LEI members can collect vouchers towards card purchase) – Contactless SIAC available

Car Parking: at Groby Lodge Farm (no charge). Entrance is on the Ratby to Martinshaw road just north of the motorway bridge (overhead). Competitors will need to pass through the car park on the way to start so please drive slowly.

Terrain: The event uses both Martinshaw Woods and woodland near Groby Lodge Farm planted in the National Forest scheme. The longer courses use this new woodland.

Starts: There are 2 starts.
Main Start is approx 1000m from the car park.
White/Yellow Start is 450m further on. When you get to the main start, please inform the start team, they will escort you to the White/Yellow start.

White and Yellow Start Times: from 10.30am to 11:30am.

Finish and Download: next to the car park

Safety Warnings:
Long courses may include crossing through the derelict farm yard. Do not enter the buildings and be careful running through the yard as the surface is rough and stony.
Use the bridge to cross the M1 motorway, marked as out of bounds. Do not cross the broken fences bordering the motorway.

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:
Planner: Iain Phillips
Controller: Peter Hornsby
Organiser: Derek Herd
Email Contact
Tel Contact derek@herds.kiwi tel: 07920090299
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