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Airienteers, Orienteering in Airedale and Wharfedale and Leeds and Bradford

Buck Wood

Sun 15 May, 2022

Level of event: Regional

Type of event: Race

Pre Event Info

Safety Information


Directions / Parking

Assembly will be at Thackley Football Club (provisional)

Parking is linear on LHS on Ainsbury Avenue.

Public Transport: Buses 60, 612, 613, 614 and 660 pass within 400m of assembly.

Registration & Start Times

Pre-entry preferred via Fabian. Very limited EOD dependent on maps being available.

Starts from 10.30-12.00.

Courses close at 2pm, please choose an early start time if you need extra time.

Entry Details

Via Fabian4 - Via link

£8 for Senior BO members, £10 for Senior non-members and £4 for all juniors/students)

Entry for Juniors on White and Yellow is free, Entry for Seniors on Orange, White and Yellow is £4

Limited EOD dependent on maps being available.

£10 for Senior BO members, £12 for Senior non-members. £5 for juniors/students. Juniors on White and Yellow will still be free. £5 Senior on Orange, White and Yellow

Entries close at Midnight on Sunday 8th May

SI card hire: £1

Hired SI cards will be available to collect at Download. A charge of £30 will be made for lost or non-returned hire SI cards. After your run they must be left in a box beside the splits printer.

Controls will be SIAC enabled. But you must dib at the Start and at the Finish.

Competitors with standard or hired SI cards must also dib at all controls.

It is the competitor’s responsibility to ensure that their SI card has registered at the control.

Covid-19 Considerations: Please keep to the British Orienteering Covid code of conduct:

Code of Conduct August 2021

Before attending any orienteering activity all participants should self-assess for Covid-19 symptoms which include: a high temperature; a new continuous cough; and a loss of, or change to, their sense of taste or smell. If you, or anyone you live with, has one or more of these symptoms, however mild, you should not attend the event.

Similarly if you have been informed that you need to self-isolate, then you must do so.

Please try to:

1. Maintain social distancing at all times

2. Make use of the hand sanitiser available at the toilets, pre-start and download

2. Be quiet at the start line

3. Only speak with event officials if absolutely necessary.

4. Minimise the amount of time spent in close proximity to others.

5. Respect other people's personal space.

6. Observe any local and national Covid guidelines when travelling to and from the event.

Course Information

Middle Distance recommended courses :

Resurveyed 2021/221 and cartography by Chris Burden

1:7500 5m contours

Provisional course details ) below subject to final controlling and safety check etc.

Course Length Climb Controls
Black * tba

Brown * tba

Blue * tba

Green tba 90m19
Short Green tba 65m 14
Light Green tba 95m15
Orange tba 65m12
Yellowtba 50m13
White tba 40m11

Terrain Description

Mixed woodland, with rock and contour features, and a good path network - muddy in places.

Dog restrictions

On a tight lead please.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Julie Mair

Planner: Peter Carter

Controller: Robert Gatenby

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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