Central Leeds - Winter Night League
Final event in a series of 8. Prize giving after the event. NB: this is a linear, not a score event.
Wed 28 February, 2018
Level of event: Local
Linear courses around Leeds City Centre.
Courses as follows:
Linear courses: Long: 7.8km, Medium 6.4km, Short 5.2km and Intro ~3km (subject to final tweaking). All courses ~50m climb max. NB: these are straight line distances and you can expect to run ~40% further.
SI-punching will be used - you can borrow an SI-card if you do not have your own.
Please "pre-enter" where possible by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with course choice and SI-card number (or if you wish to borrow).
Juniors (-16) must be accompanied and supervised by an adult
High viz clothing is mandatory
AIRE Night Score League
Pre Event Info
Directions / Parking
Assembly is at The Hop, Granary Wharf. This is off Neville Street, in The Dark Arches under Leeds City Station.
Please park legally where you can - probably in a pay car park. Best to come by train or bus.
We will socialise afterwards and present prizes in the The Hop. Please support our hosts by staying for a drink. They have generously donated the use of their venue for our event.
Registration & Start Times
Registration 6.30 - 7.20
Starts 18.45 - 19.30
"Pre-enter" by emailing email@example.com with course choice and SI-card number.
If you do not have your own SI-card, you can borrow one.
Limited maps available on the day
Urban. Please take care crossing roads. Some roads are very busy and should be crossed with care. There are no timed out crossings. U16s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
High visibility clothing is mandatory
Dangerous roads are overprinted with the "Dangerous area" ISSOM symbol. These are extremely dangerous and should not be crossed or used under any circumstances.
There are multiple large construction sites. These are mapped with the construction zone symbol and are strictly out of bounds. There may be other construction sites that have appeared since surveying. Please stay out of these areas.
The Ice rink and fun fair in Millennium Square is currently running. This area is out of bounds and is mapped with the Temporary out of bounds overprint.
Please be aware of all other out of bounds and "forbidden to cross" symbols under ISSOM: https://www.maprunner.co.uk/re...
Linear courses: Long: 7.8km, Medium 6.4km, Short 5.2km and Intro ~3km (subject to final tweaking). All courses ~50m climb max.
Courses will use street furniture with normal control kites and SI punching. SI cards are available to borrow for free (£30 non-return fee)
This event will use a new ISSOM orienteering map surveyed and drawn by Richard Foster January 2018.
There are leagues for Men and Women, with prizes for the winners of Open Classes and Over 45 Classes. Your best 5 runs count. Points will be awarded on the basis of mins/km for this event. You can run any course.
EOD only Seniors £3.50 Juniors and students £1.50
On a tight lead please.
Contacts / Officials
Organiser: Richard Foster 01132 668323 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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