This event is linked to:
UK Orienteering League and Yorkshire Urban League Event
Park running in the environs of Bradford City.
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Pre Event Info
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 www.fabian4.co.uk
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.
Urban running around the City Centre, historic Little Germany, University Campus, complex housing estates, and wool mills.
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.
Pre entry via www.fabian4.co.uk
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
Dogs under tight control and preferably not on the courses.
Contacts / Officials
Organiser : Ken Patterson 01132 948488 firstname.lastname@example.org
Planner: Chris Burden
Controller : Richard Payne
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.
Insurance: Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events registered with British Orienteering and not joined an orienteering club which is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance
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