What is Orienteering


Event Details

Tuesday 23rd November 2021
Club Night, Hamilton
Postcode LE5 0TR
Tesco Car Park view in Streetmap or Google Maps
Grid Refrence SK631065
Beginners welcome, help and advice available.
If you are new to orienteering please see our Introduction to Orienteering page.
  • Event Type - Urban; Other;

  • Start Times
  • 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Course Closing Time
  • 8pm
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
Si not available

Hamilton: A brand new area for orienteering. Courses visit a different part to the October Club Night. Residential area with complex network of roads, tree-lined footpaths, grass areas, and intermittent drainage ditches and ponds.

Meeting: North East corner of Tesco’s car park. 200m walk to the start.

Courses: Optimal course distances (straight line distances)
Long 6.0km(4.2Km), Medium 4.2Km(2.8Km) and Short 2.5km(1.7Km).

Map: 1:7,500 Open Orienteering PsuedO map (i.e. like an urban map)

Entry: Use the on-line entry form below. Closing midnight the day before. If the Entry app if not shown below, the event/activity is not yet accepting entries.

MapRun: 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: Head torch as some areas not covered by street lights. A smart phone with the MapRun6 or MapRunG App.

NO PHONE? If you do not have a phone with GPS enabled, you can do the courses using a map only, but you need to make your own judgment if you are at the control site.

Safety: A torch and mobile phone are mandatory. Leave your phone number with the organiser and put the organiser’s number on your phone. Wear clothing and shoes suitable for the forecasted weather conditions. Beware of vehicles, cyclists and dog walkers.

Covid-19 Measures: Do not attend if you have Covid symptoms, have been close to someone who has or have been asked to isolate;

Control Descriptions: on map and will be on a PDF download from ‘Details’ link below.

Organiser - Chris Bosley
Page Updated 06-10-2021
  • Toilets none
  • Social Venue TBA , any suggestions?

Hamilton Club night Maprun

Tuesday 23rd November 2021

Hamilton Club night Maprun is due to open for entries on Tuesday 9th Nov 2021 @ 9:58am

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