Night Terrain 4 - Thwaite Head (subject to permissions)

Part of the 2021-22 LOC Night terrain series

Wed 2 Feb 2022

All the controls including the Finish will be SiAC enabled as normal for LOC events.

Covid considerations

We advise a sensible approach to covid restrictions with social distancing & use of hand sanitisers & to respect the concerns of other competitors.

Type of event: Local, Night
Type of terrain: Forest

Info updated: Tue 9 Nov

Pre Event Info

Location

Nearest town: Graythwaite

Registration & Start Times

We will use EOD and dibber entry for these Night events.

Runners using their own registered SI cards should bring them to registration to streamline the process and the information accuracy for the results. All runners must also provide safety and contact information as well.

Registration will be from 17.30 - 18.30.

Open start times will be from 18.00 - 18.30 but runners who will find it difficult to start by 18.30 should contact the the series coordinator (Dick Towler). There is no mass start, and runners should start at least 30 seconds apart.

Please can we have a couple of volunteers to collect controls after the event and some competitors may be asked to stay until 19.30 when courses close in case someone fails to return on time.

Entry Details

  • Seniors: £5
  • Junior & Students: £3

Please bring the correct cash for your entries in a sealed envelope with your name(s) and entry fee(s) written on the front. No change will be given.

Hire dibbers wil be available, free of charge but with a £30 charge if lost.

Facilities

Precautions

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

Runners must carry a lamp suitable for navigation and a backup lamp.

Whistles will be compulsory. 

Since this is a Lakeland area on a Winter night please remember that you may need to wear or carry appropriate clothing. Full lower leg cover is required. If the weather is inclement, cagoules may be compulsory, make sure you bring one to the event.

Traders

There will be no traders or food stalls.

Toilets

There will be no toilets at the event.

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 – Furness General Hospital (A&E)

Dalton Lane , Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4LF (01229 870870)
http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk

Minor Injuries only - Westmorland General Hospital  

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

https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/visiting-our-hospitals/parking-facilities/westmorland-generalhospital

Contacts / Officials

Planner/organiser: Derek Allison

Series coordinator: Dick Towler

Important Information

Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser.

Runners MUST download even if they retire so we can be sure everyone is back and that we do not need to start a search and rescue.

Participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Help and Information: Anyone needing any advice about Orienteering should talk to the Organiser.

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