Event Details

Tuesday 25th June 2024
Summer League 11 Melton Country Park
Postcode LE13 1HP
Wymondham Way view in Streetmap or Google Maps
Grid Reference SK756208
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 - Country Park;

  • Registration Times
  • N/A
  • Start Times
  • 5:30pm to 7:00pm
  • Course Closing Time
  • 8:00pm
Event Level - Local

Courses Available
Short, Medium, Long
Pay via The Start Kite: Seniors £5, Non-BOF Senior £6, Full-time students &; working-age unwaged £2.50, Junior (20 & under or Family group shadowing their juniors) £1.50. Senior on the Short Course £1.50.
Electronic Punching
SI Dibber Hire: £1.00, SIAC Dibber Hire: £2.00 - Contactless SIAC available

Entry: via The Start Kite. is now open.
Student/unwaged discount code: R162.
Enter 3 days before the event to guarantee a map. Pay the entry fee to The Start Kite (account details will be displayed on screen when you confirm your entry).
Late entries and Entry on the Day: This is possible via The Start Kite depending on map availability. No cash entry on the day.

New to Orienteering? If you are new to orienteering, please make yourself known to the organiser at registration and advice will be available.

Terrain: Mainly open country park land with some woodland areas.

Full leg cover required.

Distance to start/finish: near car park.

CourseLength ClimbControls
Long5.6km 45m 15 For fast experienced orienteers
Medium3.5km30m 12For slower experienced orienteers
Short 2.0km20m 6 For beginners

Safety: A risk assessment has been carried out by the Organiser and all reasonable care has been taken to ensure the safety of competitors. However, participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.
Please note:
There are ponds on the map which are not crossable.
There will be dog walkers throughout the area and many dogs will be off their leads.

Summer League 2024
The 2024 LEI Summer League consists of 17 events taking place from April to August on midweek evenings with Starts usually from 6.00pm to 7.00pm. They include Long, Score, Sprint and Urban events. Your top 10 scores count on the league table. See the Summer League page for the full list of fixtures and the current league table.

Control Collection: Volunteers willing to collect in a few controls each after the courses close would be much appreciated.

Organiser - Jane Dring-Morris
Page Updated 07-06-2024
  • Toilets None
  • Large Groups (Youth group, Scouts, Running club etc) should let the Organiser know a week in advance.
  • Dogs No restrictions on dogs.
  • Social Venue The Kettleby Cross (J. D. Wetherspoon), Wilton Road, Melton Mowbray.