Fairlands

Please note:  this event is running 30 minutes later than normal to avoid clashes with ParkRun

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.
Courses Courses for everybody from beginners of any age to experienced orienteers.

Course Approx. Distance Difficulty
White 1 – 1.5 km Easy – all along paths, control flags whenever you need to decide to turn.
Yellow 1.5 – 2.5 km Fairly easy – navigate along line features such as paths, walls, streams. Some turns with no control flags.
Orange 2.5 – 3.5 km Moderate – start cutting across country, some controls a bit away from line features.
Light Green 3 – 4 km Harder – a range of navigational skills needed to find controls on any mapped feature.
Blue ~6 km As hard as we can make it on the area.

You may enter any course and will automatically be entered in the club’s Saturday League unless you ask not to.

Starts Register from 10:15 to 11:45 or visit http://sat.maptypes.org to reserve map/dibber.
Starts from 10:30 – 12:00. Courses close at 13:00.
Fees Non-members: Adults £6, Juniors £3
BOF members: Adults £4, Juniors £1
Adults accompanying juniors are free, but £1 for an extra map.
Punching Sportident punching will be used.
Dibber hire £1.00. Charge for lost dibbers £30
Map 1:7500 with 5m contours, updated winter 2016-7.
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. A full risk assessment will have been carried out.

Take care near lakes, the water is deep.

Please take care near other park users.

Officials
Planner TBA
Organiser TBA
Controlling TBA