Note that we have swapped venues for the May and June events to avoid clashing with another event in the park.
|TERRAIN||Open Parkland with small areas of woodland. Large uncrossable water features. Due to recent nettle growth, we recommend full leg cover, particularly for the light green and blue courses.|
|PARKING||Stanborough Park North car park is only accessible from Stanborough Road E-bound, 2 minutes’ drive from A1M J4. Nearest postcode AL8 6XF, Grid Ref: TL228113. Event centre at edge of car park.
Car park charges £1-50 for up to 1 hour, £3-50 for up to 3 hours, £5 all day.
You can avoid charges by parking in the residential streets 300m+ NE of the car park. If you do, please walk in using the footpath beside Stanborough Road and the car park approach road to avoid going into the competition area.
|PUBLIC TRANSPORT||Stanborough Park is 1.5 miles from the train station, following Parkway and Stanborough Road.|
|COURSES||Courses for everybody from beginners of any age to experienced orienteers.
You may enter any course and will automatically be entered in the club’s Saturday League unless you ask not to.
|STARTS||Register from 09:45 to 11:15 or visit http://sat.maptypes.org to reserve map/dibber.
Starts from 10:00 – 11:30. Courses close at 12:30.
|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||1:7,500 pre-marked waterproof maps for all courses.|
|FACILITIES||Toilets close to event centre open from 0900. Café with further toilets 5 minutes’ walk away on the south side of the park. Please cross the road by the underpass and watch out for runners!|
|DOGS||Keep on lead and clear up behind you.|
|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.
Only cross Stanborough Road at the underpass marked on the map. Take care as the path is not very wide and headroom is under 6′ at one end.
Take care near lakes, the water is deep.