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Event Details

Thursday 17 August 2017 Summer League 18 Market Bosworth Park

Event Level: Local
Notes: Now for something a bit different

Courses: Still short, medium and long, but this time both long and medium will be NORWEGIAN style. That means you find out the course by each control having a map showing the next control.

Long 4.0 km, with a map in the town, but map memory in the Park
Medium 2.8km with a map for both sections.
Short 1.8km regular orienteering all in the Park.

Car Park: will need a pay on exit ticket £2.50 for two hours.

Roads: Both Long and Medium courses cross public roads, and great care is needed. (under 16s on the Medium or Long take extra care)

Starts from 5.30 pm

Summer League 2017
The 2017 LEI Summer League consists of 19 events taking place from April to August. They include long, score, sprint and urban events. Your top 10 scores count on the league table. See the Summer League for the full list of fixtures.

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: Simon Ford   Contact: si.ford1943@btinternet.com
Courses: Short; Medium; Long; See notes;
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 £4.50 and Juniors £1.50
Registration Times: 5.30 pm
Start Times: 5.30 pm
Courses Close: 8.15 p.m.
Car Park Grid Reference: SK411032 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
The Park Car Park
Car Park Postcode: CV13 0LP
Dogs: On lead only
Social Venue: ye Old Red Lion
Social Venue Postcode: CV13 0LL