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Burley & Ilkley Moors

Regional Event

Sun 05 March, 2017

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Type of event: Race


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Burley Moor

Pre Event Info

Thanks to everyone for coming. Hope you enjoyed your course.

Event photos

Directions / Parking

Parking and assembly at Ilkley Grammar School,  entrance on the B6382,  Springs Lane LS29 8TG

Registration & Start Times

Registration from 9.30 to 11.45  at the Grammar School

Starts 10.30 -12.40 for far (Burley) start courses: Black, Brown, Short Brown, Blue, Short Blue, Green, Short Green, Long very light green (for fit adults with limited O experience). Transport to this start mainly train and walk (~45mins) - see pre-race info - but minibus shuttle for 70+, short green and split start parents.

Starts 10.30 - 11.45 for near (Ilkley Moor) starts: White and Yellow (15 mins walk), Orange, Light Green and Very Short Green (25 mins walk).

This is exposed moorland. Come suitably prepared if conditions are poor. Please note that the terrain is quite hard for novice courses - rough, rocky, small paths. The courses are not suitable for push chairs. Take care to enter the right course.

Entry Details

Entries through Fabian4 (

Entries close - midnight Sunday 26th February 2017                   

Seniors: £12.00 (£10 for BOF members); Juniors, Students, competitors on Orange, White and Yellow £3.00:  Juniors on White and Yellow - Free.

Entry on the day subject to map availability.
Seniors: £14.00 (£12 for BOF members)  Juniors, Students:  £3.00  Juniors on White and Yellow - Free.

Course Information

Full range of colour coded courses as per Yorkshire Orienteering Superleague

Terrain Description

North-facing open moorland scarp slope with a wealth of rock and contour detail. Many paths, marked and unmarked, on Ilkley Moor. Mostly runnable: no tussocks but some areas of dead bracken and occasional heather. Some very big crags.

Burley Moor is virgin terrain with some interesting quarried areas.

Dog restrictions

Parking is in school grounds and adjacent medical centre and roads. 
No dogs in the school or grounds please, or on Burley Moor.  

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Graham Stuart 01132 668045 before 10pm

Planners: Tony Thornley, Richard Foster, Jack Cooper

Controller: Chris Dicken (CLARO)

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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