Welcome to one of our Saturday series events. Beginners are very welcome and there are courses for all standards.
|TERRAIN||Runnable parkland with wooded areas and buildings.|
|PARKING||Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School coach park, Aldenham Road, WD6 3AF.|
|PUBLIC TRANSPORT||Nearest station is Elstree & Borehamwood, 3.7km away.|
|COURSES||Courses for everybody from beginners of any age to experienced orienteers.
|BEGINNERS||First timers are very welcome. Look for our greeters in hi-vis jackets who will give you socially-distanced help.
If you’ve not orienteered before, we suggest most people start with yellow. Young juniors, say primary school age, and family groups are better on white. People confident with a map and compass may start on orange.
|ENTRY & FEES||Entry only via SI Entries. You must enter on line. Online entry will remain open until 11:15 on the day, while maps and start slots are available.
BOF members: Adults £4, Juniors £2, HH juniors free.
Non-members: Adults £6, Juniors £3.
Dibber hire £1. Charge for lost dibbers £30.
|STARTS||When you enter, you can choose a 15 minute start block between 10:00 and 11:30.
The event centre is about 650 m from the start and 750m from the finish.
Courses close 12:45
|TIMING||SportIdent punching will be used. SIAC will be enabled but the Start and Finish controls must be punched.|
|CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS||Control descriptions will be on the map, not separately.|
|MAP||1:4000 with 5m contours.
Note that the ISSOM dark green colour is used for uncrossable hedges, and there are several purple out of bounds areas, one of which – the formal lawn – is not taped on the ground. Do not cross it.
For map of a previous event see here.
|DOGS||Not allowed as these are school premises|
|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.
You should abide by the British orienteering Covid-19 Code of Conduct. In particular:
|RESULTS||Interim results will be published direct to the club website every few minutes during the event. There will be no printed results (apart from your own splits) or WiFi available.
Full results will be published to the same location and to Routegadget; we aim to do so on the day of the event.
The small print
This event is registered with British Orienteering, number 80845
If you have to cancel for a COVID-related reason, write to email@example.com and we will give a full refund. If we have to cancel the event we will offer a choice of a full refund or a voucher for use at a future HH event. That choice will be sent to the email address used for the original entry. If you do not reply by the deadline, the default is a voucher.