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Fat Rascal Races - Bradford City Race

City Park

Sun 09 July, 2017

Level of event: National

Type of event: Race, Urban


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This event is linked to:

Fat Rascal Races - Chasing Sprint - Prologue and Chase-2017-07-08

UK Orienteering League and Yorkshire Urban League Event

Park running in the environs of Bradford City.

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Industrial Action is planned for the weekend on Northern Rail.  If coming by train please check timetables.

What else is on in Bradford?

Pre Event Info

UK Orienteering League, UK Urban League and Yorkshire Urban League Event

Urban running around the City Centre, historic Little Germany, University Campus, complex housing estates, and wool mills.

Adjustment To Results In Men Supervets And Women

23/7 Overall results have now been updated, as have the Yorkshire and UK Urban Leagues and UKOL.

Directions / Parking

The Event Centre in in the Bradford City Park - between Hall Ings and City Hall.
City Hall postcode is BD1 1UH.

There are ample pay and display car parks in Bradford.  Close to the Event Centre are Jacob's Well, Radwell Drive, and behind the Science & Media Museum - all £1 for the day at the weekends in Bradford. 

Registration & Start Times

Pre-entries via

Pre-entries close at Midnight on Sunday 2nd July.

EOD Registration opens at 9.30 and closes at 11.30

Starts are from 10.00- 12.00

The start for the Yellow and Light Green courses is 100m from assembly.

The start for all other courses is 700m from assembly.  Maps showing the routes to the starts will be available at assembly.  It will also show the location of public toilets in City Park, which are 200m en route to the more distant start.

Entry Details

Pre entry via

Pre-Entry (before midnight on Sunday 2nd July)

£10 for BO member Seniors; £12 for non-member Seniors; £4.00 for Juniors and Students.

Yellow Course only: Seniors £4  Juniors Free.

There is a £1 discount for competitors who enter both Saturday (Chasing Sprint) and Sunday (Bradford City Race) together.

SI card hire (EOD only) 50p.

EOD is:- £12.00 for BO member Seniors; £14 for non-member Seniors;  £4 for Juniors and Students. Late entries subject to map availability.

Yellow course only Seniors £5  Juniors Free

Course Information

City Race (Please see Chasing Sprint page for courses there)

Black:    Men Open (M18- M35 inclusive)                                       8.6k 145m

Brown:  Men Vet (M40+): Women Open (W18-W35 inclusive)          6.9k 130m

Blue:     Men Supervet (M55+): Women Vet (W40+)                        5.8k 90m         

Green:  Men Ultravet (M65+): Women Supervet (W55+)                  4.3k 60m

Short Green:  Men Hypervet (M75+): Women Ultravet (W65+):                                       Women Hypervet (W75+)                                                              3.4k 45m                           

Light Green: Junior Men (M16-): Junior Women (W16-)                   2.5k 45m

Yellow:  Young Junior Men (M12-): Young Junior Women (W12-)      1.5k 25m

Map: 1:5000 2.5m contours

You may enter any course you wish, but to be competitive in the various leagues you need to enter the course listed for your class.

Juniors Aged under 16 on the day will only be allowed, due to safety and insurance conditions on  the Light Green and Yellow Courses.  Both courses involve crossing car parks, and the Light Green involves crossing a few roads with quiet and slow traffic.  The Light Green course will have a timed out and marshalled road crossing which will be encountered twice.

Both these courses will visit a control in an underpass 3 times.  It should be punched each time it is visited.

Note: Competitors may run considerably further than the straight line distances shown above.

Control descriptions will be on the map and loose in the start lanes.

Terrain Description

Urban running around the City Centre, historic Little Germany, University Campus, complex housing estates, and wool mills.

Dog restrictions

Dogs under tight control and preferably not on the courses. 

Contacts / Officials

Organiser : Ken Patterson 01132 948488

Planner: Chris Burden

Controller : Richard Payne

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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