Lakeland Orienteering Club

BirkriggFri 30 Dec

Turkey Race 3

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


Results / Splits




Thank you everyone for joining us on a wet and windy day today at Birkrigg Common, for the final Turkey event for 2022 - we hope you all enjoyed your courses !

As always, our events are put on by a number of volunteers - thanks go to Iain for planning, Gill for Safety Controlling, Clare for newcomer welcome, the control collectors and the SI Team of Mike, Christine and Andy.

Last updated: Fri 30 December, 2022


Birkrigg including Birkrigg West & Seawood

Location Info

Lat,Lng: 54.16238,-3.10376
Postcode: LA12 0PD

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 around the X-roads
at GR280747.

Start approx 150m - finish adjacent to download.

Pre-event Details

Map / Terrain

Fast open ground with some small copses on western part of

Maps are A4 and 1:7500 for all courses.

Course Information

Long, 5.6k

Medium, 4.5k

Short 3.2k

Yellow 1.7k

Short, Medium and Long all have a number of road crossings - signs will be put
up for both runners and drivers.

How to choose a course

Entry Details

Pre-entry available via SI Entries here, online entries close at 23:59 on Tuesday 27th December, some entry on the day also available.

£6 Seniors

£4 Juniors/Students

Registration and Start times

Registration from 10am, starts between 10.30 and 12.30

Starts 10.30-12.30. Courses
close 14.00hrs. Pre-entry recommended, and it will guarantee you a
course of your choice, but limited EOD for all courses.

Contacts / Officials

Planner Iain Smith Ward

Safety Coordinator Peter Howlett

Nearest A&E Hospital

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