What is Orienteering


Event Details

Tuesday 1st September 2020 – Summer League 5 (Revised) Anstey Urban
Event ID: 2228
Event Type: Classic; Urban; Country Park;
Event Level: Local
Beginners: Not suitable for beginners
Car Park grid ref: SK554082 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Gorse Hill, off Leicester Road, by Tennis Club
Car Park Postcode: LE7 7QX
Courses Close: 8.15 p.m.
Courses: Short; Medium; Long;
Fees: Seniors £5 (non-BOF member £6), 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 not active

Summer League Entry: The league has been revised.
There is a limit of 40 starts which will be at two minute intervals. You will have to pre-register for the event.

Parking: Street parking on Gorse Hill opposite the tennis courts or in the Nook Car Park in Anstey.

Start: on the East side of the Lower Green.

Course Starts: 5.45pm to 7.15pm Courses Close: 8.15pm

Course lengths:
Long – 5.6Km
Medium – 3.8Km
Short – 2.0Km

Terrain: Mostly on tarmac or gravel paths, or on grass parkland with short woodland tracks.

Controls: All sites are marked by blue tape with the control numbers and a letter. They will mostly be at eye height on lamp posts or vegetation, unless indicated on the control descriptions. Tape positions relative to the feature are also indicated on the control descriptions.

Control Cards: Only the Start and Finish will use SI timing. You will need to take a pen to write down a letter at each control site. No extra points for solving the anagram!

Map: OpenOrienteeringMap; Scale 1:7500; 10m contours

Large Groups: Not suitable for large groups
Toilets: No
Dogs: On lead only
Social Venue: None
Planner: Chris Bosley
Controller: Chris Phillips
Organiser: Ursula Williamson
Email Contact: ursula.williamson.orienteer@gmail.com
Page Updated on: 2020-08-29