Info: Entries for this event open on Friday 1st December 2023.
LDWA member £10
Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Until the end of Friday 31st December 2023 priority entry is open to LDWA members only
On-line entries only at from 1st December 2023
You will need to provide your LDWA membership number during the entry process
Entry will open for all at 12 on Saturday 1st January 2024
VENUE Wellingborough Grammarians Memorial Sports Field, Sywell Road, Wellingborough. NN8 6BS. Grid Ref: SP 856 690.
PARKING: On site parking, please follow Marshal’s directions.
START: Hall opens from 07.30 for registration. There will be a rolling start for Walkers from 08.00 and Runners/Fast Walkers and short route from 09.00. When choosing a start time PLEASE take into account opening/closing times of checkpoints. All must finish by 18.30hrs. The hall will close at 19.00hrs.
CHECKPOINT OPENING & CLOSING TIMES WILL BE ADHERED TO.
FINISH TIME All to finish by 18.30. Hall close @ 19.00
SORRY, BUT NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED ON THIS EVENT
EMERGECY PHONE NUMBER for the day ONLY 07810 430911
THE OBJECT To complete your chosen route, using a route description through a number of checkpoints.
2 checkpoints on 15.5mile, 3 checkpoints on 26.6 mile routes.
ROUTE DESCRIPTION: YOU MUST DOWNLOAD & PRINT YOUR OWN ROUTE DESCRIPTION
Long route goes thru 12 Northants villages and the short route goes thru 5 Northants villages. They are available from 25TH February 2024 along with GPX files for each route.
EQUIPMENT We recommend you wear suitable footwear & clothing, also to have maps Landranger 152 &141 or Explorer 223 & 224, Waterproofs, your own drinking MUG (as no mugs will be supplied at checkpoints), a compass & torch (if finishing after dark).
RETIREMENTS If you retire you MUST inform a walk official, transport will be provided from checkpoint only.
AWARDS This event is not a race & there are no prizes. However, a certificate & cloth badge will be awarded.
This is part of a triple challenge with the Chiltern Kanter and The Pick and Mix.
REFRESHMENTS: The entry fee includes drinks throughout, biscuits at the start, snacks at all checkpoints & a light meal at the finish. Refreshments provided are prepared & served under controlled conditions, although, naturally, all practical efforts will be taken to maintain food safety. However, from a legal standpoint, entrants should independently determine the suitability of the refreshments we provide.
Cancellation: A £2.00 admin fee will be charged on cancellations advised before 18th February 2024, after this date no refunds will be given.
THERE WILL BE NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY.
ENTRIES ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE & NO SUBSTITUTIONS WILL BE ALLOWED.
For more information go to https://www.ldwa.org.uk/bedsbucksandnorthants
E-mail MIKE HYLAND at firstname.lastname@example.org
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