Newcomers welcome! Look out for our greeters who will be wearing high-viz jackets and they will give you all the help you need to get going…
This event is part of Welwyn Garden City’s centenary celebrations.
|TERRAIN||Open parkland with small areas of woodland. Large uncrossable water features.|
|PARKING||Stanborough North car park,|
|PUBLIC TRANSPORT||Stanborough Park is 1.5 miles from the train station, following Parkway and Stanborough Road.|
|Courses for everybody from beginners of any age to experienced orienteers.
*These are the recommended courses for people in these school years who enter the Youth League, however some will be invited to ‘run up’.
You may enter any course and will automatically be entered in the club’s Saturday League unless you ask not to.
|STARTS||Register from 10:00 to 11:15 or visit http://sat.maptypes.org to reserve map/dibber and skip the form-filling queue.
Starts from 10:30 – 11:30. Courses close at 12:30.
|FEES||Non-members: Adults £6, Juniors £3
BOF members: Adults £4, Juniors £2
HH juniors free; adults accompanying juniors are also free but will need to pay £1 if they need an extra map.
Card payment is available, subject to mobile phone signal.
|PUNCHING||Sportident punching will be used.
Dibber hire £1.00. Charge for lost dibbers £30
|MAP||1:7500 pre-marked maps for all courses on waterproof paper. For a previous event on the area see RouteGadget|
|FACILITIES||Toilets near car park may be open. Further toilets and cafe ~500m away, S of Stanborough Road.|
|DOGS||Keep on lead and clear up behind you.|
|SAFETY||Orienteering is an adventure sport. You take part at your own risk and are responsible for your own safety. A full risk assessment will have been carried out.
Only cross Stanborough Road at the underpass marked on the map. Take care as the path is not very wide and headroom is under 6′ at one end.
Take care near lakes, the water is deep.
|RESULTS||There will be a local WiFi network near download accessible from any smart-phone or tablet providing the following:
Go to network hhresults. There is no password.
The small print
This event is registered with British Orienteering, number 77784.
If you enjoyed this event, why not join the club and British Orienteering. There are plenty of good reasons for joining.