Ulverston Urban Event

Sun 21 Jan 2018

This event is a fundraising event to go towards Megan and Francis's trip to Kenya in July to volunteer at a school. It will be great to see loads of people turn up and support them. 

Type of event: Local, Street

Info updated: Mon 22 Jan

Results

Event Report

Thanks to Francis and Megan for organising, who thank everyone for coming along and supporting their venture...

Pre Event Info

Location

Nearest town: Ulverston

Directions / Parking

The start is at Ulverston Victoria High School.

Registration & Start Times

Starts from 10:30 to 12.30.

Course Information

A 1 hour score event around Ulverston

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

Juniors £3

Seniors £5

Facilities

There will be bacon butties, cakes etc.

Contacts / Officials

Planner/Organiser: Francis Smith-Ward

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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