What is Orienteering


Event Details

Tuesday 20th October 2020 – Club Night – Markfield Urban
Event ID: 2262
Beginners: Not suitable for beginners. Sorry only club members because of the need to meet covid-19 requirements.
Car Park grid ref: SK492099 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Chitterman Way, Markfield.
Car Park Postcode: LE67 9WU
Registration Times: 5.45pm – 7.00pm
Start Times: 5.45pm – 7.00pm
Courses Close: 8.00pm
Courses: Short; Medium; Long;
Fees: Families £5.00 Seniors £3.00 and Juniors £1.50
Refunds will be paid to those needing to withdraw through covid-19 restrictions. Email requests to organiser or Treasurer.
Electronic Punching: None – Contactless SIAC not active
Link/Event Details: http://www.leioc.org.uk/wordpress/lei_fixtures/uploads/CD_Markfield.pdf
Notes: Urban Night Event Practice: Consider which orienteering skills are more significant at night? Make use of compass across open areas. Focus on these during your run.

Meeting: Near the junction of Chitterman Way and Linford Crescent.

Courses: Short (1.6Km), Medium(2.9Km) and Long(3.8Km). You can expect to run 50 to 70 percent longer than the crow flies.

Control descriptions: Are on the map but can also be downloaded and printed in advance. The O symbol has been added to indicate a lampost or telegraph pole.
Download CDs

Pre-Registration : Text or email the organiser(see below) before noon on Tues with the course and time you want to run in order to ensure a map is available.

MapRun Courses:  Start, Finish and all control sites are identified by a GPS signal with no physical control kite or plaque. Do not tap ‘Go to Start’ until you are ready to go. Download App

Kit: All participants are advised to carry a torch (ideally a head torch and a spare hand torch); a whistle; a smart phone with the MapRunF or MapRunG App. Download App.

Terrain: Mainly streets and alleys with some park and grass areas.

Covid-19 Measures: Do not attend if you have Covid symptoms, have been close to someone who has or have been asked to isolate; Keep distanced from other orienteers; Do not form groups of more than 6 people and do not mingle between groups.

Responsibility: by participating you agree to take responsibility for your own safety.

Large Groups: Not suitable for large groups
Social Venue: Zoom at 9pm
Planner: Chris Bosley
Organiser: Roger Edwards
Email Contact: rwmhedwards@gmail.com
Page Updated on: 2020-10-20