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Hirst Wood & Shipley Glen - CANCELLED due to Covid restrictions

Regional Night Event

Sat 30 January, 2021

Level of event: Regional

Type of event: Race, Night



This event is linked to:

Yorkshire Night League

A night orienteering competition that takes place each winter, a series of events put on by each of the large clubs in the association.

Yorkshire Night League Website

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Pre Event Info


Directions / Parking

Parking at Hirst Wood car park with overflow parking on the approach road, Hirst Lane.

Travelling west, turn right at the traffic lights 50m beyond the junction of the the A650 and A657 in Saltaire. At the next T-junction turn left into Hirst Lane.

Registration & Start Times

If you are likely to take a long time, please ensure that you start early please.

There will be no Registration, apart from the Contactless payment point.

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.

Hired SI cards can be collected at the start. After your run they must be left in a box beside the splits printer.

Starts 6.15 -715

Courses close promptly at 8.45 and controls will be collected shortly thereafter.

Start Procedure

Maintain social distancing.

Please try and adher to your chosen start time. There is 1 start for all courses. Call up will be 2 minutes before your start.

Please use the hand sanitiser provided before entering the start lane.

There are 2 start lanes 2m apart either side of the start box. Each lane is divided into two 1 minute boxes. The left hand lane will be for Medium and Short Courses; the right hand lane will be for the Long Course.

The first box contains the SI clear and check boxes on stakes, in the following order: SIAC Battery Test, Clear, Check. You need to dib these in that order for SIAC cards. For standard and hire SI cards just use Clear then Check. The second box contains the SIAC On/Off test. (Simply waft your SIAC card.)

The second box is the start line. There will be no loose control descriptions or display maps.

On start time pick up your map from the course box, taking care to ensure you only pick up one. Remember to dib at the start box. Control Descriptions will be available for you to print from this webpage from 23rd January.

Entry Details

Covid-19 Considerations: Please do not enter or attend if:-

You are unwell with a cough, fever or other respiratory symptoms
  • You have been in close contact with a suspected or confirmed case of Covid 19 and are within the quarantine period.
  • You have returned from non exempt overseas country and not have completed the quarantine period.
  • You are currently undergoing Covid19 testing, until you receive a negative result and are symptom free
  • You have been asked to isolate by NHS Test and Trace due to you being a contact of a known Covid 19 case.
  • If you have been advised to stay at home by a Health Care professional.
  • Please follow any national or regional advice about travel etc that is applicable on

    Those who are at higher risk to pay particular care in their decision to attend. Over 70’s are to be aware that they are at higher risk.

    Pre-entry only using this link. Use the bottom link to select your start time. Enter here

    Seniors £10.00 (£2 reduction for BO members) Juniors & Students £4.00

    SI Card Hire £1.00

    Payment will be on the day - preferably Contactless. If not possible, only the correct cash will be acceptable.

    Course Information

    Map 1:7500. Updated in 2019.

    Long, Medium, and Short courses will be provided.

    In the event of possible severe weather, please check for information about possible cancellation, or phone the organiser.

    Please make sure that you bring suitable clothing - thermal layers, waterproofs, hat, gloves,etc to cope with whatever the weather throws at us. Shoes with good grips are essential.

    Carrying a whistle is strongly advised.

    Remember that you must download even if you retire from your course.

    Terrain Description

    Runnable woodland with a good path network. A series of small interconnected woods. There is a small area of park and a small housing estate on the map.

    Dog restrictions

    Dogs under tight control.

    Contacts / Officials

    Organiser: tba

    Planner: Jack Wood

    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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