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Event Details

Sunday 17 December 2017 EMOA League Outwoods -LOG and NOC Championships

Event Level: Regional
Notes: LOG and NOC Club Championships: LOG and NOC members please check with your club to confirm which course qualifies for your championship.

Terrain: Mixed woodland, crags, slopes and grassland. There is a good network of surfaced and unsurfaced paths. Recently updated map.

Start and Finish: Start approx 1,300m from Registration. Please allow approximately 20 minutes to walk to the start.
Finish approx 1,000m from download.
There will be a clothing dump near the finish on the way to the start.

Provisional Courses: Length Climb Controls
White 1.7km 35m 12
Yellow 2.1km 70m 13
Orange 3.0km 75m 14
Light Green 3.5km 130m 12
Short Green 3.4km 125m 14
Green 4.5km 145m 15
*Purple 4.9km 160m 22
Blue 6.6km 150m 26
Brown 8.4km 245m 29

* The Purple course is for LOG members only

Refreshments: EMJOS cake stall and hot drinks in the Pavillion

East Midlands League: Fixtures and league tables. The best 8 results from the 14 events in 2017 will count towards your total points score. Points are based on your time compared to the winner and adjusted for your age class.

Suitable for Beginners?: Beginners are welcome. Please arrive early and preferably let the organiser know in advance so that you can be sure to get advice from an experienced orienteer.
Large Groups?: If you intend to come to our event as part of a large group, eg Youth group, Scouts, Cubs, Athletic or running club, it would be helpful to let the Organiser know in advance. This ensures we can have enough maps available for you and avoid disappointment.

Organiser: Laurie Fluck   Contact: l.fluck@btinternet.com
Planner: Iain Phillips
Controller: Chris Bosley
Courses: White; Yellow; Orange; Light Green; Short Green; Green; Blue; Brown;
String Course: No string course available
Electronic punching using SI card: Yes – Card Hire at Registration: £1.00 (LEI members can collect vouchers towards card purchase)
Fees: Seniors £7.50 and Juniors £3.00 – Seniors on White to Orange courses £3.00
Registration Times: 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon
Courses Close: 2.30 p.m.
Car Park Grid Reference: SK516176 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Dynamo Pavillion, Watermead Lane, Lougborough
Car Park Postcode: LE11 3YE
Dogs: On lead only
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