Lakeland Orienteering Club

Back to O Event - BirkriggWed 28 Apr

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Local level event

What does this mean?

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.






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Last updated: Thu 28 April, 2022


Mainly open terrain with some gorse, and a woodland area.

Location Info

Near: Ulverston
Lat,Lng: 54.16289,-3.10473
OS Grid Ref: SD280746
Postcode: LA12 9SF

The pins on the maps show the location of the parking, the start may be some distance away

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Directions / Parking

Parking will be at SD 280 746.

Pre-event Details

Map / Terrain

Mainly open terrain with some gorse, and a woodland area.

Course Information

3 courses will be offered:

Course Distance (km) Climb (m) Controls
Long 7.58 23
Short 4.85 15
Orange 3.28 8

Courses will close at 19.30.

There will be a safety control after the Finish, please punch there as you go past as it is an important part of our safety strategy.

The Start will be <xxm> from assembly and the Finish will be <xxm> from assembly.

Please remember to return to Download as soon as possible when you have finished your run.

How to choose a course

Entry Details

  • Seniors: £5
  • Juniors/Students: £3

Pre-entries will be open soon and will close on the 24th April when on-line editing will also end, until then entries can be edited by the person who placed the entry on the SIEntries website.

Registration and Start times

There will be NO EOD and there will be NO SI Cards to be hired on a day basis.

Any LOC members who DO NOT own an Si Card and would like to enter this or any of the possible events in the near future can borrow one (Si Card 5) until the crisis is over, please e-mail with your name, Ageclass/gender, Year of Birth, BOF no., and I will arrange that one to be collected at the first event you attend. There will be the usual £30 fee for a lost SI Card.

Registration are open on using SiEntries and there will be an entry limit of 150. Entries will close on the 24th April.

The final start list with times in PDF form is here when the entry has closed, the time given is the start of the 15 minute window. Please check all your details and let me know about any errors either by e-mail ( or at Download before you run.

Helpers should enter using one of the time slots but then agree their actual start time with the Organiser (Iain Smith-Ward).

Any entry queries which cannot be sorted out on the SiEntries website should be addressed to before the event, or at Download on the event day before you go to the start.

Unless they have any queries about their entry competitors should go directly to the Start for their booked start time, they should come to the event changed ready to run and to leave after downloading before changing.

Starts will aim to be available from 17:00 until 18.30

Courses close at 19:30, you should have reached the finish (not download) by then. Expect kites to be collected from 19:30.

Some competitors may be asked to stay until 19.30 when courses close in case someone fails to return on time.



Competitors take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety.

Whistles will be compulsory.

Since this is a Lakeland woodland area please remember that you need to wear or carry appropriate clothing. Full lower leg cover is required. If the weather is inclement, cagoules may be advised on the day.

There are a few public footpaths through the completion areas – please avoid contact with the public!


There will be no traders or food stalls.


There are no toilets.

First aid and medical

First aid will be available at the finish but please DIY if at all possible to avoid unnecessary contact.

Companions will be asked to take injured people to hospital if needed.

Local Accident and Emergency – Westmorland General Hospital,

Burton Road, Kendal, LA9 7RG. (01539 732288)

Contacts / Officials

Planner/organiser: Iain Ward-Smith

Series coordinator: Graham Capper

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