What is Orienteering


Event Details

Tuesday 27th April 2021 – Club Night Wigston
Event ID: 2269
Car Park grid ref: SK539060 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Aylestone Lane
Car Park Postcode: LE3 9DL
Start Times: 6pm – 7.00pm
Courses Close: 8pm
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
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: Car park

Courses: Score 45 Medium(xxKm) and Score 30 Long(xxKm). You can expect to run 25 percent longer than the crow flies.

Courses will give a route(s) through a grassland park.

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.

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.

Control descriptions: will be available to download from this page.
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: Large groups (Youth group, Scouts, Running club etc) should let the Organiser know a week in advance.
Toilets: none
Social Venue:
Planner: Roger Edwards
Organiser: Roger Edwards
Email Contact: rwmhedwards@gmail.com
Phone Contact: 07809678252
Page Updated on: 2021-02-23