Lakeland Orienteering Club

Turkey Race 1 - Cunswick ScarSat 26 Dec

One of the 2020 Turkey Races

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: Fell





Last updated: Thu 28 April, 2022


Runable grassy open fell with small outcrops of limestone and scattering of trees and thickets.

Location Info

Near: Kendal
Lat,Lng: 54.32490,-2.78586
OS Grid Ref: SD490924
Postcode: LA8 8HB

The pins on the maps show the location of the parking, the start may be some distance away

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Pre-event Details

Map / Terrain

Runable grassy open fell with small outcrops of limestone and scattering of trees and thickets.

Course Information

The following courses will be available:

  • Long - 5.0km / 220m / 17 controls
  • Short - 4.1km / 150m / 11 controls
  • Yellow - 2.8km / 90m / 10 controls

The map scale is 1:7500.

The Yellow course will be suitable for juniors and novices.

There may be a safety control after the Finish, if so please punch there as you go past as it is an important part of our safety strategy.

The Start will be 450m from the upper parking area.

It will be 175m from the Finish back to Download and parking.

Course will close at 14.30.

Please remember to return to Download as soon as possible when you have finished your run but please move away from the Download area after downloading.

How to choose a course

Entry Details

Entry fees:

  • Seniors: £5
  • Juniors/Students: £3

Pre-existing medical conditions which may be relevant during the event should be declared when you enter or written down and handed into Enquiries in an envelope.

The start times will be available on the Si Entries event page showing the time window format or in PDF form here showing the first time within the 15 minute start window after entries close. Helpers should ignore the time slot entry on the Si Entries in favour of agreeing their start time with the Organiser.

Registration and Start times

There will be NO EOD and there will be NO Si Cards to be hired on a day basis.

Registration will be by pre-entry on the Si Entries website with 15 minute start blocks from 10.30 - 12.00 where an available entry time slot can be booked and payment made online.

Pre-entries and on-line editing has now closed and the start list is here, the time given is the first minute of the 15 minute time slot.

In order to manage the flow of runners through the start all runners must use the selected start window if possible.

Any entry queries which cannot be sorted out on the Si Entries website should be addressed to before the event, or at Download on the event day before you go to the start.

Unless they have any queries about their entry competitors should go directly to the Start for their booked start time, they should come to the event changed ready to run and to leave after downloading before changing.

Any LOC members who DO NOT own an Si Card and would like to enter this or any of the possible events in the near future can borrow one (Si Card 5) until the crisis is over, please e-mail with your name, Ageclass/gender, Year of Birth, BOF no., and I will arrange that one can be collected at the first event you attend. There will be the usual £30 fee for a lost SI Card.



There will not be any toilets at the event site.


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

Shorts may be allowed but if the weather is inclement, it may be necessary to wear/carry appropriate clothing, e.g. a cagoules may be advisory. A whistle must be carried on the course.

There are a few public footpaths through the completion areas – please avoid contact with the public!

First aid

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 –

Westmorland General Hospital (minor injuries only), Burton Road, Kendal, LA9 7RG. (01539 732288)

Contacts / Officials

Planner/organiser: Norman French 07857 542533 (before 9PM)

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