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…
Map Reservation is now open. This free service saves you form-filling and time on the day, reserves a map for you and saves us effort as well. Please do so if you can.
|TERRAIN||Rough open grassland with scattered blocks of woodland and an extensive path network.
Registration, start and finish are located on the edge of the woods just north of the junction of Sandringham Crescent and Chiltern Road.
|PARKING||There is no dedicated car park. Please park considerately on local streets. There should be plenty of space available within a five minute walk off Chiltern Road or The Ridgeway. Please do NOT try to park on Sandringham Crescent.|
|PUBLIC TRANSPORT||Route 653 from St Albans station or Hatfield station to Quantock Close, Chiltern Road.|
|PARKRUN||Jersey Farm parkrun starts at 9:00 from very close to our start and finish. Keen runners may want to try both!
Note that first starts at our event are from 10:30 to allow time for park runners to clear (and leave us some parking spaces!) These timings will apply to all our Saturday League events this winter.
|COURSES||Courses for everybody from beginners of any age to experienced orienteers.
You 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.
Starts from 10:30 – 11:30. Courses close at 12:30.
|FEES||Non-members: Adults £6, Juniors £3
BOF members: Adults £4, Juniors £2
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||1:5,000, surveyed and drawn by Simon Errington.|
|FACILITIES||The nearest public toilets are on The Ridgeway next to Marshalswick Library or Sandridge High Street car park.|
|DOGS||Welcome if under control.|
|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.|