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Airienteers, Orienteering in Airedale and Wharfedale and Leeds and Bradford

Bolton Woods Sprint

Second event in a series of 4

Wed 23 August, 2023

Level of event: Local

Type of event: Race, Urban



Well done to our youngest planner James Woodham. A good turnout tonight and positive compliments made about the courses.

Pre Event Info

Sprint event

Long and medium course

SI for start, finish, and three random controls

Directions / Parking

There is parking on nearby streets (primarily on the lower part of Gaisby Lane next to the field and parts of Powell Road). Assembly and start and finish are near What3Words location flip.yards.friend.

Registration & Start Times

Registration from 18:15 to 19:00

Starts 18:45 - 19:30 (or as soon as the course is ready)

Courses close 20:15

If you think you will take a long time please start as early as possible. Controls will be collected in from 20:15 at which time all competitors should have finished and downloaded. Please do not forget to download

Entry Details

Please enter in advance via Race Sign Up

Entry on the day via Racesignup or contactless payment, cash payment or Helper Voucher.

If EOD please complete your details on the entry form at the payment position. Most importantly your contact phone number, for safety and insurance purposes unless you have entered via Race Signup

COVID Guidance for competitors & volunteers

Before attending any orienteering activity all participants should self-assess for Covid-19 symptoms. If you, or anyone you live with, has one or more of these symptoms, however mild, you should not attend the event.

Course Information

There are two courses, a long (4.3km & 160m of climb) and a medium (2.1km & 65m of climb) – both of which are on the small roads in the area. The long course has three random controls (labelled 1, 2 and 3) and the medium course has two controls - labelled 2 and 3.

Terrain Description

Mainly urban. Hilly!

Dog restrictions

On a tight lead please.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: James Woodham

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.

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