What is Orienteering


Event Details

Tuesday 9th February 2021 – Club Night Fairmeadow, Loughborough
Event ID: 2293
Event Type: Night; Urban;
Beginners: Beginners welcome, help and advice available. See also Your First Event
Car Park grid ref: SK524175 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Moat Road, south end
Car Park Postcode: LE11 3PN
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

Short: 2.0km; 15m; 1:5000 scale
Medium: 2.8km; 30m; 1:7500 scale
Long: 4.8km; 45m; 1:7500 scale

For all courses expect to run 40-50% further than the stated course length.

Control Descriptions: X = lamp post

Terrain: Urban with both hard and soft surfaces. Trail shoes recommended as you will go through muddy ground at some point.

Map: Open Orienteering Map; Scale as above; Psuedo Orienteering format

Meeting Point: is the (free) car park at the very South end of Moat Road, Loughborough, LE11 3PN.

Entry: Book a map with the organiser by noon on Tuesday.

Payment: Pay fees at the end of March.

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: 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.

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

Large Groups: Not suitable for large groups
Toilets: None
Social Venue: Zoom
Planner: David Cladingboel
Controller: None
Organiser: Roger Edwards
Email Contact: rwmhedwards@gmail.com
Page Updated on: 2020-12-31