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LVO, NI Colour Series Event 4, Rostrevor - Sat 30th Oct

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Saturday 30th October 2021

Entries Open
Friday 8th October 2021 at 12:00
Entries Close
Thursday 28th October 2021
Courses
Yellow; Orange; Light Green; Short Green; Green; Blue; Brown
Entries so Far
145 Participants
Entry Fees

 

  Member Non-Member
Senior (aged 21 or over) 10 12
Junior or Student 5 6
Maximum charge for a family* 25 30

 

*If you are entering a family and it comes to more than £25 (£30 for non-member) then please contact the organiser after you have paid for the individual Senior, or Junior/Student entries and we will arrange refund of the difference. Parents accompanying children go free.

SI timing card hire is free but are charged at replacement cost £30 if lost.

Contact
The Organiser - Ric Gamle

See website for event details - https://lvo.org.uk/events/

Parking is Free – The 'Upper Cloughmore' car park should be used (Grid Reference J195174).

Registration – Not required if using own SI Card - proceed directly to start. Hire cards can be collected from the Organiser at the Mobile Orienteering Office (MOO), located in the 'Upper Cloughmore' Car park.

SIACs - This event is mixed punching and SI Air is enabled on all controls except the Start.

Starts –  Start times 11:30 - 13:15.  For Yellow and Orange start is adjacent to the car park.  For light Green to Brown please allow at least 20mins walk up the zig zags from the car park.   Starts are in 15min blocks with up to 20 runners per block. 

Finish & Download:  After finishing proceed to the Download at the MOO in the Cloughmore Car park and then disperse to maintain Social Distancing.

Terrain: This is a great area for orienteering over varied terrain, open hill and forest.  As fairly high up - on a good day you will enjoy great views of the southern Mournes, down over Carlingford Lough and across to the Cooley Peninsula: but on a bad day you could see nought

Safety Equipment: Due to the changeable nature of open mountain weather, all participants will be required to bring along both a whistle and a waterproof jacket.

Water: Bring your own water and make sure you are fully hydrated before starting

Map: 1:10000 map of Rostrevor - Cassey. Only the main paths are marked. Minor walking and bike trails especially around Cloughmore Stone area which affect the Orange and Yellow courses are not mapped.

Crossing Points: The longer courses will cross fences/walls which divide the area. Mandatory Fence and wall crossings will be marked on the map 

Coronavirus Safety Measures

A number of measures have been put in place to provide for 2m Social Distancing and ensure your safety throughout this activity. Please pay attention to them.

  • Start Times are pre-allocated in 15min blocks so that we can minimise the number of people at the various stages of the event. Please time your arrival so that you can get to your start just in time
  • During the event please use the hand sanitisers provided to maintain hygiene
  • Do not touch the SI Control boxes except with the SI Card
  • During the race please be aware of who is around you and try to maintain distance especially when approaching Controls
  • As we are using public parks please be mindful of other park users and give them space
  • Please minimise pre and post-activity socialising and maintain your distance
  • Car sharing (except for household bubbles) is not recommended to and from the event

IMPORTANT You MUST NOT attend the activity if:

  • You are unwell with a cough, fever or have had other Covid symptoms or tested positive for Covid-19 within the last 10 days
  • You have been in close contact with anyone who is suspected of or confirmed as having Covid-19 in the 10 days before this event and you are not double vaccinated (see NI Direct website for regulations)
  • You are supposed to be Self Isolating or are undergoing testing for suspected Coronavirus
  • You have been outside of Northern Ireland within the last 10 days **EXCEPT from exempted countries/regions  - See https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-travel-advice for the current rules .

If you have a condition that makes you Clinically Vulnerable, please follow current government and medical advice before registering.  

If you need to withdraw your entry due to Coronavirus restrictions we will refund your entry fee on request.

In the the event that regulations change and we have to cancel the event we will refund entry fees .


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