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Saturday 12th June 2021

Entries Open
Tuesday 25th May 2021
Entries Close
Tuesday 8th June 2021
Long; Short
Entries so Far
72 Participants
Entry Fees
Senior   £5.00   
Junior / Student   £3.00   

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:

Men's Open
Women's Open
Men's Veterans (M40+0
Women's Veterans (W40+)
Men's Super Veterans (M55+)
Women's Super Veterans (W55+)
Men's Ultra Veterans (M65+)
Women's Hyper Veterans (W75+)
Mens's Hyper Veterans (M75+),
Women's Ultra Veterans (W65+)

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.

Entry Limit:
90 per course

Dibber Hire:
Available by pre-order at no charge, but £30 if lost. To preorder, leave the SI number blank, collect from Download on the day.

Start Times:
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

Control Descriptions:
These will be published on the BL website with the final details.

Entry Cancellation:
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.

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