Kendal SouthWed 29 Nov
5th in night urban SI series
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: Urban
It was a bit chilly in Kendal tonight for the final event in this year's Night Urban Series ! We hope you all enjoyed it.
Many thanks to Chris P as a first time planner, Dick for mentoring and safety, Rach for on the night safety and series co-ordinator, David and Isobel for first aid, Loz for control collection and the SI team of Ali, Jerry and Andrew.
Lots of fun navigating roads, footpaths, green spaces and parks
Near: Kendal Lat,Lng: 54.32163,-2.74478 Postcode: LA9 5AP What3Words: ///complains.stove.digits
The pins on the maps show the location of the parking, the start may be some distance away
Directions / Parking
Ring O Bells pub www.ringobellskendal.com
37 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF
Parking adjacent to Ring O Bells pub in Kendal
Holy Trinity Parish Church pay & display car park
on Kirkland LA9 5AF
Charges per hour:
1 to 2 hours: £2.50
2 to 3 hours: £3.60
3 to 4 hours: £4.30
Alternative parking in other town centre pay
and display car parks or free street parking on
public roads in suburbs to west of event
centre – 5-10mins walk.
Map / Terrain
Scale 1:4,000 and 2.5m contours.Map last updated
in 2018.The map will be A4 size and printed on
Terrain is public roads, footpaths, green spaces
and parks. Take lots of care when crossing all
roads, flying ound corners at high speed, on
anything slippery that's not tarmac, and running
while staring at your map.
Note: the centre of the control circles on the maps
will show the exact location of the controls but as
the features they are attached to are not all marked
these are given in the control descriptions for
clarity. These are mostly posts (circle symbol) and
Long & Short course options
Long 4.2km, 120m climb, 21 controls
Short 3.2km, 80m climb, 15 controls
Course closing time 19:30
Start is at Ring O Bells pub. Finish is to west of
Kirkland – the main road through Kendal. Walk 2
mins back to Ring O Bells pub to download,
taking care crossing Kirkland (main road through
Entries are open online via SI Entries here, online entry will close at 23:59 on Sunday 26th November, some entry on the day will also be available.
£4 M/W20- and full time students
Entry is free for LOC Juniors
If entering on the day, the correct change would be very much appreciated please !
We encourage running in pairs – this is a must for under 16s (with an adult) but adults can also do so. It is good way to start orienteering, particularly at night. To do this, enter the event using one person’s name (the junior in a junior + adult pair, or one adult of an adult pair) and please add the names of everyone accompanying in the ‘Additional names and ages’ box when you enter. You will just use one SI Card (dibber) between you but you can buy extra maps using the “extras” on SI Entries for £1
All participants must wear a headtorch and high
Full leg cover is not compulsory.
Registration and Start times
Registration from 17:00
Starts from 17.30 to 18.30
Courses close 19:30
Toilets in the pub
Dogs under control are welcome Please ensure to clean up after them
Contacts / Officials
Rach Stavert (Series coordinator)
Chris Pearson (Planner)
Dick Towler (Controller)