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Thornton - Winter Night Score League

2nd event in a series of 8. A trip out west to the Birthplace of the Brontes.

Wed 12 January, 2022

Level of event: Local

Type of event: Score, Urban, Night



Pre Event Info

Mass start 45 and 60 minute score event.

Bring a torch and a pen.

Juniors (-16) must be accompanied and supervised by an adult

High viz clothing is advised. Bring kit suitable for all winter weather conditions.

If approaching Thornton from the North, note that Allerton Lane is closed to vehicles at the Thornton end, entailing a 5-6 minute signed diversion

Airienteers Winter Night Score League 2022

Safety Information

Details elsewhere in this webpage

Directions / Parking

Assembly is on the playing field Ebor Park, Royd Street, BD13 3PR

Parking is best along Thornton Road, in the vicinity of Thornton Primary School

Public Transport: Buses 67 and 607 run from Bradford Interchange Station and pass nearby.

Registration & Start Times

Registration 6.30 - 6.55

Mass start - 7.00

Entry Details

EOD only Seniors £4.00 Juniors and students £2.00

COVID Guidance for competitors & volunteers

Before attending any orienteering activity all participants should self-assess for Covid-19 symptoms which include: a high temperature; a new continuous cough; and a loss of, or change to, their sense of taste or smell. If you, or anyone you live with, has one or more of these symptoms, however mild, you should not attend the event.

Similarly if you have been informed that you need to self-isolate, then you must do so.

We encourage competitors to try and maintain a respectful distance from one another, as infection rates remain high.

Course Information

45 minute and 60 minute course.

There are leagues for Men and Women, with prizes for the winners of Open Classes and Over 45 Classes. Your best 5 runs count.

Courses may use either street furniture or normal control kites.

Terrain Description

Urban with a few controls on or near paths which are likely to be slippery and muddy. Some of the cobbles and flagstones in the village are also likley to be greasy.

Using a 1:4000 ISSprOM map. Extended and uodated in 2021.

Dog restrictions

On a tight lead please.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Chris Burden

Important Information

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