What is Orienteering


Event Details

Tuesday 27th April 2021 – Club Night urban practice Western Parks Glenfield
Event ID: 2271
Beginners: Not suitable for beginners. Sorry only club members because of the need to meet covid-19 requirements.
Car Park grid ref: SK552046 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Park View, west of Western park, park straight away.
Car Park Postcode: LE3 6SJ
Registration Times: By noon on Tuesday
Start Times: 6pm – 7.00pm
Courses Close: 8pm
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
Notes: Courses
Short 2.2km
Medium 3.1km
Long 5.4km

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.
Courses: !:7500 Open Orienteering Psuedo map L

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:  All control sites are identified by a GPS signal with no physical control. Start and Finish at the same control, you choose.
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.
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.
Control descriptions: on the map but can also be downloaded and printed in advance.
Registration: meet near F
Terrain: Urban
Responsibility: by participating you agree to take responsibility for your own safety.
Payment At end of March.

Large Groups: Not suitable for large groups
Social Venue:
Organiser: Roger Edwards
Email Contact: rwmhedwards@gmail.com
Phone Contact: 07809678252
Page Updated on: 2021-02-23