What is Orienteering


Event Details

Tuesday 2nd February 2021 – Club Night Maprun Glenfield
Event ID: 2292
Event Type: Night; Urban;
Car Park grid ref: SK539060 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Station Street, Glenfield
Car Park Postcode: LE3 9DL
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

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.

Covid-19 Measures: If Leicestershire is still in Tier 4 in February, the activity will be postponed again. 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.

Short 1.9km
Medium 3.1km
Long 4.4km
You can expect to run 25 percent longer than the crow flies.

Open Orienteering Map Scale 1:7500 Psued-O Orienteering format

Control descriptions: will be available to download in advance from this page.

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

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. Pay fees at the end of March.

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.

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

Large Groups: Not suitable for large groups
Social Venue: none
Organiser: Roger Edwards
Email Contact: rwmhedwards@gmail.com
Phone Contact: 07809678252
Page Updated on: 2020-12-31