Lowick CommonWed 15 Feb
Event 6 of the Night Terrain Series 2023
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: Heathland
Well, what a lovely clear night yet again we had tonight for the final event in this current Night Terrain series. Iain planned some very interesting and challenging courses on Lowick Common, an area that has not been used for many years, we hope you enjoyed it !
As always, many thanks to everyone from LOC involved in this series in any way, but tonight's roll of honour includes Iain for planning, Loz as series co-ordinator and the SI Team of Ali & Mike.
Near: Lowick Green Lat,Lng: 54.24994,-3.08926 Postcode: LA12 8EA
The pins on the maps show the location of the parking, the start may be some distance away
Directions / Parking
Parking on side of road - signed from A5092 (GR SD297853) in Lowick Green
Map / Terrain
open moorland - good path network - intricate contour detail
Full leg cover is compulsory.
The area is exposed and if the weather is bad you may be required to carry a hooded waterproof jacket, and potentially hat, gloves and waterproof trousers. You should bring these to the event and notices will be displayed in the car park and at the start.
You must carry a whistle, and a spare torch.
Scale 1:7,500 and 5m contours.
Map last updated in 2022.
The map will be A4 in size and printed on waterproof paper.
Distance to start and from finish - both close to parking and download car
Course closing time 20:00
Pre-entry via SI Entries here, online entry closes at 23:59 on Sunday 12th February, some entry on the day also available.
£4 M/W20- and full-time students
Entry on the day for Long and Short. £6 for seniors and £4 for juniors and students. Correct change please.
Collect hired dibbers from registration.
If you want to pre-enter and pay by voucher, you can get the voucher entry code from the Series Coordinator.
Registration and Start times
Please note change in start times for this event only due to longer daylight hours:
Starts 18.00 until 19.00
Contacts / Officials
Planner Iain Smith Ward
Series Coordinator Loz Colyer lozcolyer at hotmail.com
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