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Airienteers, Orienteering in Airedale and Wharfedale and Leeds and Bradford

Lower Baildon Urban Race

A Yorkshire Urban League Event

Sat 06 July, 2019

Level of event: Regional

Type of event: Race, Urban

Yorkshire Urban league

This event is linked to:

Yorkshire Urban League

(YUL) - including all of the urban orienteering races in Yorkshire and Humberside throughout the year.

Yorkshire Urban League Website

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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 RHS of Coach Road.

Registration & Start Times

Registration: 10.00am – 12.00pm

Starts: 10.30am - 12.30pm

Aire Club Picnic

This will take place immediately following the event, probably around 1.30.

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.

Entry Details

EOD only

Seniors £10.00 (£8.00 for BOF members); Juniors £4.00

Yellow Course: Juniors Free, Seniors £4.00

Course Information

Black: Men Open ( M18-35)

Brown: Veteran Men (M40+), Women Open (W18-35)

Blue: Super Veteran Men (M55+), Veteran Women (W40+),

Green: Ultra Veteran Men (M65+), Super Veteran Women (W55+),

Short Green: Ultra Veteran Women (W65+),Hypervet Men (M75+), Hypervet Women (W65+)

Light Green: Junior Men/Women (M/W16-)

Yellow: Young Junior Men/Women (M/W12-)

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.

Terrain Description

An Urban event, but with extensive areas of parkland and rougher and hillier open and wooded terrain.

Dog restrictions

Dogs only under tight control please.

Contacts / Officials

Organisers: Judith Powell

Planner: Jack Cooper

Controller: Peter Jones

Important Information

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.

Insurance: Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events registered with British Orienteering and not joined an orienteering club which is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance

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