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Event Details

Tuesday 5th October 2021 – Club Night urban Western Parks Glenfield
Event ID: 2271
Event Type: Urban; Other;
Beginners: We welcome beginners.
Car Park grid ref: SK552046 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap
Park View, west of Western park, park straight away do not block drives.
Car Park Postcode: LE3 6SJ
Registration Times: By midnight the day before
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: NO PHONE. You can do the courses just using a map only but you need to make your own judgment if you are at the control site.
Courses
Short 2.3km
Medium 2.8km
Long 5.4km

Courses: 1:7,500 Open Orienteering Psuedo map (ie. like an urban map)

Pre-Registration : Use the on-line entry system so we know what map you want, closing midnight the day before.
Entry App

If the Entry app does not open, the event/activity is not yet accepting entries.

MapRun Courses:  All control sites are identified by a GPS signal with no physical control.
Kit: All participants are advised to carry a smart phone with the MapRun6 or MapRunG App. Download App.

Control descriptions: on the map but can also be downloaded and printed in advance.
Registration: meet near start
Terrain: Urban
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.
Dogs: On lead only
Social Venue:
Organiser: Roger Edwards
Email Contact: rwmhedwards@gmail.com
Phone Contact: 07809678252
Page Updated on: 2021-07-16