Runnable parkland with some wooded areas, some with significant undergrowth. Full leg and torso cover required.
|Parking||The event centre is at the Fullerians Rugby Club, Coningesby Drive, Watford, WD17 3PB. OS grid ref: TQ 089 977
Approach via Langley Way. See Google Maps
Parking charge £2 per vehicle.
|Public Transport||Watford Junction station 2.4km, Watford Metropolitan station 1.8km. From Watford Met please follow the path directly across the park in a NNE direction to Parkside Drive.|
|Courses||Courses for everybody from beginners of any age to experienced orienteers. For the Youth League, boys and girls compete in separate, school-year-dependent classes:
Adults and other runners who are not participating in the Youth League may enter any course and will automatically be entered in the club’s Saturday League unless they ask not to.
|Starts||Register from 09:45 to 11:30
Regulars can save time by reserving a map/dibber at http://sat.maptypes.org
Starts from 10:00 – 11:30. Courses close at 12:30
|Fees||Non-BO members: Adults £6, Juniors £3
British orienteering members: Adults £4, Juniors £2, HH juniors £FREE.
Adults accompanying juniors are free. Extra maps, if available, £1.
|Punching||Sportident punching will be used.
Dibber hire £1.00. Charge for lost dibbers £30
|Map||1:10000 with 5m contours, updated for this event. For map of a previous event see here. The golf course to the west of the map is out of bounds.|
|Facilities||Toilets in event centre.|
|Dogs||Dogs permitted, but must be kept under control at all times and dogs not allowed on the rugby pitches at the event centre.|
|Safety||The river and canal are deep; the river can be very muddy and the canal carries barge traffic. Use bridges – marked as crossing points on the map – to cross all bodies of water shown with a black border.
Please show respect to other users of the park.
Orienteering is an adventure sport. You take part at your own risk and are responsible for your own safety.