Holme FellWed 25 May
Spring Series Race 5
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.
Terrain type: Fell
Thank you for joining us on a lovely evening today up on Holme Fell for the finale in the Spring Series! We hope you enjoyed the courses and also the cakes afterwards. Many thanks to Emily for planning, Derek A & Jerry as Safety Controllers and Chris as Series Co-ordinator and the SI Team of Ali & Mike and Jerry. Also many thanks to Heather for supplying the end of series biscuits and cake !
Any questions on the results, please drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Spring Series reached its grand finale on Wednesday on the superb terrain of Holme Fell with some excellent, challenging courses designed by first-time-planner Emily Turner. Thanks to Heather Heppenstall for the fabulous orienteering cakes and biscuits - I hope you all got one, especially Orange course participants.
Congratulations to the category winners over the 5 races (3 to score):
Women Junior 1 Cate Matthew 2 Amelia Thompson
Women Open Karen Parker
Women Vet Eleanor Osborne
Women SuperVet Christine Robinson
Women UltraVet Janet Nash
Men Junior 1 Alex Matthew 2 Michael Finch 3 Sam Osborne
Men Open Jack Wright
Men Vet Graham Patten
Men SuperVet Dan Parker
Men UltraVet Chris Roberts
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Thanks to all the planners/organisers, safety controllers, mentors, registration team, control placers/collectors, SI team, car-parkers and website admin for their contributions to making the series a great success.
Thanks to all you competitors for taking part: 206 different people took part in at least one race; congrats to the14 people who did all five races.
Next up: the Summer Series starts next Wednesday 1 June on brand new area, Latter Rigg. Hope to see you there.
Christine Robinson Spring Series Co-ordinator
Near: Coniston Lat,Lng: 54.40069,-3.07146 Postcode: LA21 8DG What3Words: ///swimsuits.olive.embers
The pins on the maps show the location of the parking, the start may be some distance away
Directions / Parking
North of Coniston, turn north off the A593, sign-posted Tilberthwaite; the event will be signed from here. NB This is NOT the road to Hodge Close.
Grid reference for parking - NY 305011
Grid reference for turn off the A593 - SD 312996
Map / Terrain
Open fell, and small areas of woodland - very runnable.
Long 3.3km 240m climb
Short 2.4km 155m climb
Orange 1.8km 105m climb
Map scale 1:7,500
Distance to start 1.4k
Distance from finish 1.8k
Pre-entries via SI Entries. Adults £6, Juniors & Students £4; Adults entering Orange course £4
Entry on the day: Orange £4; Very, very limited for Long & Short courses Adults £7, Juniors & Students £4
You may enter as a pair or family group
Contact the Series Coordinator for the voucher code to use your LOC vouchers (see SI Entries)
Entries close 23.59 on 23.5.22
Registration and Start times
Start times 17.00-18.30
Course closing time 19.30
First Aid kit at download to be self-administered if possible. Directions to A&E at download.
Control descriptions printed on the map and loose ones available at Start.
Cakes available!! Bring your own picnic and stay for the prize-giving.
Contacts / Officials
Series Co-ordinator : Christine Robinson
Planner : Emily Turner
Safety Controller : Derek Allison
Nearest A&E Hospital
Kendal or Barrow
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