Event Details

Sunday 20th February 2022
EMOA League - Martinshaw and Ratby Woodlands
Postcode LE6 0GE
Groby and Brookvale Learning Campus view in Streetmap or Google Maps
Grid Refrence SK518070
Beginners welcome, help and advice available.
For more information about what to expect at an orienteering event, please follow the link to the webage - Your First Event
  • Event Type - Classic;

  • Registration Times
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
  • Start Times
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 am
  • Course Closing Time
  • 2:00 pm
Event Level - Regional

Courses AvailableIdeal For
White, YellowBeginners, families and juniors.
Orange, Light GreenImprovers, runners and pairs.
Short Green, Green, Blue, BrownExperienced orienteerers.
Seniors £8, Senior Non-BOF Members £10, Juniors, Full-time students & unwaged £3 – Seniors on White to Orange courses £4. Refunds will be paid to those needing to withdraw through covid-19 restrictions. Email requests to organiser or Treasurer.
Electronic Punching
SI Dibber Hire: £1.00, SIAC Dibber Hire: £2.00 (LEI members can collect vouchers towards card purchase) - Contactless SIAC available

High Winds: Please check here before travelling on Sunday, in case of cancellation.

Entry: entries via TheStartkite.

Late entries are accepted.
Please choose an early start if you need more time to complete your course.
Student/Unwaged code is: R547

Dibber Hire: Collect hire dibber at the front of the upper school building.

Provisional Courses

Long Orange4.7km50m11
Light Green3.5km25m15
Short Green3.7km25m14
Blue7.0km 70m 21

The Long Orange is for beginners and is not part of the league. Gold Standard is 60 minutes.

Blue and Brown: Far start by Bus
The Blue and Brown courses will use a bus to get to the far start. Please arrive early. There will be a 60 seconds timed out road crossing on these courses.
1st Bus will leave at approx. 10.25 and the last bus will leave at 11.45 for Blue/brown starts 10:30 to 12:00, Depart from outside school office, warmup clothing maybe left on board the bus to be collected from download at the end of your race.
Blue and Brown use an A3 map and have a timed-out road crossing between Ratby Woods and Martinshaw Woods.

White to Green: Near start
700m metre walk to start head out the school front pedestrian gate, turn left and turn left again to head up Woodbank Road and enter woods on the footpath off Woodbank Road. This route will be taped.

The M1 motorway: must only be crossed via the bridge marked on the map.

Download: will be in the front office of the top school buildings, the toilets are located here as well. Please do not wear muddy shoes inside the building.

Post-event Coaching: after 12.00 there will be an opportunity to talk through your course with a club coach. Identify what contributed to your successful legs and anything that could improve your performance.

Covid-19 Measures: Do not attend if you have any Covid symptoms (Runny nose, Headache, Sneezing, Sore throat, or Persistent cough), you have been close to someone who has, or you have been asked to isolate.

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

Organiser - Derek Herd
Page Updated 18-02-2022
  • Planner - Roger Edwards
  • Controller - Iain Phillips

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  • Toilets in college, none at far start
  • Large Groups (Youth group, Scouts, Running club etc) should let the Organiser know a week in advance.
  • Dogs On lead only.