This event is linked to:
(YUL) - including all of the urban orienteering races in Yorkshire and Humberside throughout the year.
Pre Event Info
Directions / Parking
From A6038, Otley Road junction with Green Lane follow Brown Tourist Signs to Shipley Glen Tramway on Coach Road. Parking and assembly is in Thompsons Field on the Right Hand Side of Coach Road.
Registration & Start Times
Registration: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Starts: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Scale 1:5000 for all courses except Yellow which is 1:4000
Yellow map size is A5, all others A3
The Black, Brown and Blue courses are on two maps printed back to back
SI controls will be SIAC enabled, but competitors Must punch the Start and Finish controls
Start In Roberts Park, 5 minutes walk from assembly. Follow taped route from assembly and use the pedestrian crossing opposite the park gate. The entrance to the North of Roberts Park where competitors will be entering from Assembly might be used by competitors leaving on their courses so please be careful/ give priority to those leaving.
Finish In Roberts Park. Return to assembly by the taped route from the park gate.
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Water will not be provided at the event so please bring your own.
Aire Club Picnic
This will take place immediately following the event, probably around 1.30. It will incorporate the Prize Giving for the Aire Club League
Strawberries and Cream will be provided.
Please bring a food and drink contribution to share, and to avoid plastic waste, your own plates, cups, bowls and cutlery.
If you have an early run there is plenty to do in the neighbourhood before the picnic. Saltaire and Salts Mill are just across the river and canal. The Half Moon Cafe is in Roberts Park, overlooking the cricket pitch.
Seniors £10.00 (£8.00 for BOF members); Juniors £4.00
Yellow Course: Juniors Free, Seniors £4.00; SI card Hire 50p
Black: Men Open ( M18-35) 8.3km 150m 27 controls 2 maps back to back
Brown: Veteran Men (M40+), Women Open (W18-35) 7.4km 140m 27 controls 2 maps
Blue: Super Veteran Men (M55+), Veteran Women (W40+) 6.5km 100m 25 controls 2 maps
Green: Ultra Veteran Men (M65+), Super Veteran Women (W55+) 4.3km 65m 22 controls
Short Green: Ultra Veteran Women (W65+),Hypervet Men (M75+), Hypervet Women (W75+) 3.4km 45m 18 controls
Light Green: Junior Men/Women (M/W16-) 2.7km 25m 16 controls
Yellow: Young Junior Men/Women (M/W12-) 1.4km 10m 15 controls
You may enter any course although to be competitive in the YHOA urban league you need to enter the courses shown above. Juniors aged 15 and under on the day will only be allowed by British Orienteering on Yellow or Light Green Courses for safety reasons. Newcomers can run in pairs and parents can run with children.
The Yellow course goes alongside some quiet estate roads and on some quiet cul-de-sacs. The Light Green course also goes alongside, and twice crosses, roads with a 20mph speed restriction. Parents should warn children to take great care on these roads.
An Urban event, but with extensive areas of parkland and rougher and hillier open and wooded terrain. The park is a popular local amenity for dog walking and children’s play so please show consideration to local residents throughout the park and surrounding area. There are some steep slopes and steps which will require extra care if wet. All other hard surfaces will be slippery if wet. Competitors are warned to take care.
Dogs only under tight control please.
Contacts / Officials
Organisers: Judith Powell 01943 461100 Judithfirstname.lastname@example.org
Planner: Jack Cooper
Controller: Peter Jones
Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.
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