Sprint Race 2 - Fell Foot

Part of September 2021 Sprint Series

Wed 22 Sep 2021

Type of event: Sprint
Type of terrain: Parkland

Info updated: Wed 22 Sep

Results

Event Report

Results and analysis links (Winsplits & Routegadget) are now available here for tonight's event.

Thank you for joining us on a lovely evening at Fell Foot Park, many thanks to the National Trust for allowing us to use the area. We hope you enjoyed the event ! Many thanks to Graham for planning and as Series Co-ordinator, CHristine for Controlling and the SI Team of Ali & Mike.

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Pre Event Info

Location

Nearest town: Newby Bridge

Directions / Parking

Parking in the National Trust car park (south), please note parking fees apply to non-National Trust members, members park for free (please scan your membership card).

Registration & Start Times

Start time 17.00-18.15. Courses will close at 18.30

Course Information

There will be 2 sprint courses of 1.5 - 2km plus a course suitable for beginners. You can run either of the sprint courses or both, times will not be combined for both.

Map has been printed at a scale of 1:2000

If you are likely to to take 20 mins + on either Sprint course, please do enter in the first start block once entries open.

Explanation of colour courses

  • White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
  • Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
  • Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
  • Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
  • Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
  • Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
  • Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
  • Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.

Entry Details

Entries closed on the 19th September, you can check your entry and start block via SI Entries here

Terrain Description

Fast open lakeside parkland with areas of woodland and buildings.

Facilities

Toilets available in the north car park.

The cafe will be closed.

Dogs allowed?

Dogs on leads only please.

Contacts / Officials

Coordinator: Graham Capper

Planner/Organiser: Graham Capper

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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