This event is linked to:
A night orienteering competition that takes place each winter, a series of events put on by each of the large clubs in the association.
Pre Event Info
Many thanks to the Friends of St Ives for the use of their excellent and warm Visitor Centre.
Also thanks to Jo Buckley for the equally excellent soup.
St Ives Night 2017 Flyer
Directions / Parking
From Bingley follow the B6429 Harden Road, turning right into the St Ives Estate after 1k. Follow the Estate road for further 1k.
Parking in the public car park signed to the right - as you approach on old stable block. The public car park is just before the golf club car park, which we cannot use. GR: SE092390 Post code: BD16 1AT
Registration & Start Times
Registration is in the Visitor Centre from 4.30 - 5.30
Starts from 5.00 - 6.00. The Start is 300m back down the Estate road, opposite the playground
There are public toilets on the left of the road, as you walk to the start, just before the playground. There is parking by the toilets (RHS) as you drive in, should you need to use them then.
Free soup at Download
EOD only. The Beginners Course is free to Juniors.
Seniors £9.00 (£2 reduction for BOF Seniors) Juniors & Students £3.00
SI Card Hire 50p
Long (Green) - Technically hard 5.3k 225m
Medium (Short Green) - Terchnically hard 3.6k 125m
Short (Orange) - Moderate difficulty 2.1k 120m
Beginners (Yellow/White)- Easy 1.8k 55m
All courses cross the minor road that runs through the estate. There are traffic calming measures throughout, but please take care - both when running and when driving along the road.
In the event of possible severe weather, please check www.aire.org.uk for information about possible cancellation, or phone the organiser.
Please make sure that you bring suitable clothing - thermal layers, waterproofs, hat, gloves,etc to cope with whatever the weather throws at us. Shoes with good grips are essential.
Carrying a whistle is strongly advised.
Areas of parkland, runnable woodland, rough open land, rock features, often amid areas of significant rhododendron growth. There is an extensive path network
No dogs in the Visitor Centre please. Otherwise on a tight lead.
Contacts / Officials
Organiser: Chris Burden 01274 583853 / 07792 864473 firstname.lastname@example.org
Planner: Steve Webb
Controller: Frank Kew
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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