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Saturday 15th January 2022

Entries Open
Tuesday 28th December 2021
Entries Close
Tuesday 11th January 2022
Brown; Blue; Green; Short Green; Light Green; Orange; Yellow
Entries so Far
243 Participants
Entry Fees
Senior Member   £7.00   
Senior Non-Member   £9.00   
Junior / Student Member   £3.00   
Junior / Student Non-Member   £3.00   

Penrith Beacon is a wooded hill overlooking Penrith - mainly runnable forest, path network, steep slope on southern edge and detailed old quarrying areas.  Previous Routegadet here.

Parking – Penrith Golf Club (GR NY514318, Post code CA11 8SQ, What3Words debt.submerged.silly)
Car park in Visitors Section of Golf Club House
There is a parking fee of £1 per vehicle – please select when you make your entry.

The Golf Club have been very willing to accommodate us and competitors will have access to toilets, showers, the bar and food from the restaurant. A sample menu will be provided on the webpage (hopefully). Please ensure that you are appropriately dressed for a Golf Club and leave muddy outdoor shoes at the door. There is a shoe cleaning stand in the car park. We rely on your co-operation so that we are able to use the facilities again.

Travel Options - The venue is 2km from Penrith train station and buses from Carlisle stop 800m from the golf club at the bottom of Salkeld Road. For those arriving at the bus station, the town bus may be of help - get off at Salkeld Road or Beacon Edge

Entries – all courses can be pre-entered.  There will be entry on the day available for Yellow and Orange courses, but please pre-enter if you can so we know how many maps to print.  All other courses have to be entered online in advance.

SI-Card hire - free, but £30 charge if lost.

Starts –15-minute blocks from 10:30 to 12:30.  The Start and Finish are around 250m from Golf Club.

Courses – (subject to final controlling)
  > Yellow               1.8km,    70m climb
  > Orange              2.2km,   75m
  > Light Green     3.2km,   65m
  > Short Green    3.3km,   55m
  > Green                4.0km,   95m
  > Blue                   5.6km,   160m
  > Brown               7.9km,   225m

Map - Scale 1:7500, Contours 5m

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.

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