Info: New entries for this event closed on Tuesday 8th June 2021.
Following British Orientering's guidance, the event will be pre-entry only - NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY.
Now part of the NW Urban League. If you would like to gain urban league points then the courses are:
Long ~4.7k 100m climb
Short. ~ 3k. 70m
Provisional figures. Add 30% for approx actual distance run.
This is an urban event, thus U16s must be accompanied by an adult.
90 per course
Available by pre-order at no charge, but £30 if lost. To preorder, leave the SI number blank, collect from Download on the day.
11:00 to 12:30.
Tyne Willows Park (on the grass) Postcode CA9 3HZ. There will be dedicated parking from 10:00 to 2:00, if you wish to stay on in the town please repark after 2:00.
Adjacent to the car park.
Public Toilets at town hall 300m from parking. The cafe at the station serves drinks and light meals.
Typical urban area with some parkland and woodland. Expect more climb than a typical urban event.
1:4000, 5m contours, minor updates 2021
These will be published on the BL website with the final details.
If you are unable to make the event please let us know via the email address above so we can offer your place to another runner. If we are informed by the end of the Sunday before the event (i.e. 6th June) we will provide a refund less £1 per person to cover admin costs.
Please don't arrive too long before your start time.
Everyone who attends will need to follow the 'Participant Code of Conduct' which can be found on the following British Orienteering news page Return to Orienteering Guidance for the UK
Before the closing date you can change your course by editing your entry online, subject to map availability, but there will be no changes of course on the day.