Please note this event is running 30 mins later than usual timings in order to avoid clashing with the ParkRun (see below).
You can save form-filling and time on the day by pre-registering in the week beforehand. This is free and will reserve a map for you. It also saves us effort, so please do so if you can – here is the link to Map Reservation
|Terrain||Open parkland with some runnable woodland.|
|Parking||Car park N of Six Hills Way, nearest postcode SG2 0BL, grid reference TL254236.
Access only from Six Hills Way.
|Public Transport|| Stevenage station 2.4km, all on paths / cycle tracks separated from roads.
Bus 1 from Stevenage Bus Station every 12 minutes.
|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||Please note this event is running 30 mins later than usual timings in order to avoid clashing with the ParkRun
Register from 10:15 to 11:45
|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|| 1:10,000 with 5m contours, updated winter 2016-7.
For map of a previous event see here.
|Facilities||Café and toilets near start and finish.|
|Dogs||Please keep under control at all times and deposit waste in a poo bin.|
|Safety||Orienteering is an adventure sport. You take part at your own risk and are responsible for your own safety.
Cross Six Hills Way only by the underpass.
Take care near lakes, the water is deep.