LDWA member £10
VENUE Barton-le-Clay Village Hall, MK45 4JY (GR TL 083 307)
Park at the village hall or Arnold Academy, Hexton Road. MK45 4JZ (GR TL 086 305) - Please follow marshals’ directions
DO NOT PARK IN VILLAGE STREETS OR THE PRIVATE ROAD OPPOSITE THE HQ.
START Hall opens at 07.30 for registration. There will be a rolling start from 08.00. When choosing a start time, everyone must take into account the opening/closing times of the checkpoints. Anyone arriving outside those times will have to wait (if early) or will be retired from the event (if late).
Provisional checkpoint details:-
CP1 = appox 6 miles, all routes, open 09.30, close 12.00
CP2 = appox 12 miles, long/medium routes, open 10-30, close 13.30
CP3 = appox 19 miles, long route only, open 12.00, close 16.00
All must finish by 18.30 Hall closes at 19.00
CHECKPOINT OPENING & CLOSING TIMES WILL BE STRICTLY ADHERED TO
NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED INSIDE ANY HALL (except assistance dogs)
ALL MUST be on leads at all times & MUST have appropriate liability insurance.
SAFETY Please adhere to all Government & LDWA guidelines at all times, the guidelines is now of personal choice. You have to manage your own risks & those to everyone else. This includes the wearing of a face covering to reduce the risk to yourself & to others you come in contact with. We will ask that you do wear your face covering in all communal areas. It is imperative that you respect those who may wish to take a more cautious approach as we return to a normal life.
THE OBJECT is to complete your chosen distance using a route description & passing through a number of checkpoints.
ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT – YOUR ROUTE DESCRIPTION, COMPASS & MUG as there will be no mugs supplied at the checkpoints,
RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT – torch (if finishing after dark), mobile phone, first aid kit, waterproof trousers & jacket. Waterproof covers are also recommended for both route description & maps.
MAPS covering the routes O/S Landranger 153 & 166 (only 166 for 12 mile route) or O/S Explorer 193. Marked up maps will be displayed at the start.
YOU MUST DOWNLOAD & PRINT YOUR OWN ROUTE DESCRIPTION.
Route descriptions will not be available on the day. If you have a problem printing your route description, please contact Mike, details below. The route description, including checkpoint opening & closing times, also GPX files will be published on the BBN website from 11th November 2021.
The entry fee includes drinks throughout, biscuits at the start, snacks at all checkpoints & a light meal at the finish. We will cater for vegetarians as well as meat eaters, and there may be some vegan food available, but it can not be guaranteed. Sorry but we cannot provide for any other dietary requirements. . Refreshments provided may be prepared & served under uncontrolled conditions. Obviously all practical efforts will be taken to maintain food safety. However from a legal standpoint entrants must independently determine the suitability of the refreshments that we provide.
RETIREMENTS You MUST inform a walk official. Return transport will only be provided from a checkpoint.
AWARDS A certificate will be awarded to all who finish, plus free badge on request. We also give certificate & badge to all who complete the BBN triple challenge: Shillington Shuffle,Sundon Saunter and Steppingley Step, in any order, any route.
ENTRY FEES LDWA members £10.00 Non-members £15.00 Under 18 are FREE
Entries limited to 200 when full a waiting list is added
THERE WILL BE NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY & ENTRIES ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE & NO SUBSTITUTIONS
NO PAPER OR SEF ENTRIES ACCEPTED
A £2.00 admin fee will be charged on cancellation refunds advised before 7th November 2021. After this date no refunds will be given.
CANCELLATION If the event is cancelled (at any point in the planning and delivery period) for any reason the organisers will do their best to contact entrants using the details provided. The organisers will put a notice on the event and main LDWA websites and entrants are strongly recommended to check this before departure. Cancellation of the event will be at the discretion of the organisers and entry fees will be refunded less a proportional amount for the unavoidable costs incurred.