Lakeland Orienteering Club

Eccle RiggsWed 21 Aug

Park Series 1

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: Parkland

Last updated: Mon 08 July, 2024

Overview

A series of four events in South Lakeland parkland. At each event expect a long and short course with a winning time of around 30 minutes, and a novice course for those newer to orienteering and children.

Location Info

Near: Broughton in Furnace
Lat,Lng: 54.26827,-3.21391
Postcode: LA20 6BN

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Directions / Parking

On the west side of Foxfield Road just off the A595. The walk to area crosses this minor road.

LA20 6BN

Map / Terrain

Eccle Riggs a former stately home now operating as a leisure club. The grounds are a golf course. Expect fast running over a grassy hill, with some woodland and rougher areas.

Full leg cover isn't compulsory.

If the weather is bad you may be required to carry a hooded waterproof jacket, and potentially hat, gloves and waterproof trousers. You should bring these to the event and notices will be displayed in the car park and at the start.

You must carry a whistle.

Registration and Start times

Starts 17.30 until 18.30

Registration for entry on the day will open at 16.45, and SI cards (dibbers) and compasses will be available for those who do not have them.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Iain Smith-Ward

Safety Officer: TBD

Coordinator: Matt Rooke

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