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Silsden Urban Event

Aire Valley Town and Country Weekend - Yorkshire Urban League Event

Sat 04 September, 2021

Level of event: Regional

Type of event: Race, Urban

Yorkshire Urban League Event

Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

Street parking. There will be no parking marshalls. Please show consideration to local residents.

Start and Finish are on the north side of Silsden Park, adjacent to Banklands Lane

Please only go to the start when it is your allocated start time. Maintain social distancing at all times.

Toilets: Portable toilets will be provided. Please use the hand sanitiser provided before and after use.

Registration & Start Times

Currently there will be no on the day registration. Start times will be from 10.30-12.30

Entry Details

This event may be pre-entry only, depending on covid restrictions at the time. For now the following applies

Pre-entry only: via this link .......

Please enter by midnight on Monday 30th August

British Orienteering Senior members £8 Non members £10 (In the event of Entry on the Day being possible the BO senior members EOD fee will be £10 and non-members £12)

Juniors and Students £4

Yellow Course: Juniors Free: Seniors £4.00

SI card hire £1

Hired SI cards must be ordered when you enter. They will be available to collect at Download. Unfortunately we are not able to offer SIAC cards for hire at this event. A charge of £30 will be made for lost or non-returned hire SI cards. After your run they must be left in a box beside the splits printer.

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.

It is the competitor’s responsibility to ensure that their SI card has registered at the control.

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 have not completed the quarantine period.
  • You are currently undergoing Covid19 testing, and awaiting 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.
  • In these uncertain times, if you have to cancel your entry you will be entitled to a full refund. Please amend your entry.

    Similarly if we have to cancel the event a refund will be available minus an administration fee.


    Course Information

    All course lengths are provisional.

    You will run approximately an extra 30% beyond the straight line lengths shown.

    You may enter the course you wish, but the event is part of the 2021 Yorkshire Urban League. The age classes below are for eligibility to score in the League.

    Runners under the age of 16 on the day may only run the Yellow or Light Green Courses.

    Yellow M/W12-. ?k ?m climb

    Light Green M/W16- ? k ?m climb

    Yellow and Light Green courses partially cross and run alongside quiet roads with a 20 mph speed limit. Light Green also has a section where runners have to run on the pavement alongside a busier, 30 mph road, but do not have to cross it.

    Short Green M75+ W65+ ?k ?m climb

    Green M65+ W55+ ?k ?m climb

    Blue M55+ W40+ ?k ?m climb

    Brown M40+ W Open ?k ?m climb Black M Open 9.7k 170m climb

    Terrain Description

    Urban Terrain

    I:4000 map for Yellow and Light Green courses. All other courses have a 1:5000 map. Map surveyed and drawn by Chris Burden in 2021, using ISSprOM 2019.


    Dog restrictions

    Only under tight control. You must clear up all mess.

    Contacts / Officials

    Organiser: Chris Penny 07554 867216 (before 9.p.m. please) chris.penny24@yahoo.co.uk

    Planner: Lucy Needham

    Controller: David Alcock

    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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