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Airienteers, Orienteering in Airedale and Wharfedale and Leeds and Bradford

Headingley MapRun

A 60 minute Urban Score course with 35 Controls

Directions and Parking: On street parking beside Beckett Park at Batcliffe Drive, Headingley, LS6 3QB. Take note of parking restrictions 2 hour limit Mon-Fri. Please park with consideration to residents.

Public Transport: Burley Park and Headingley train stations are both a very short distance off the mapped area. Bus services to/from the Headingley area include 1,6,19,28,38,56,91,97and X84

Start: The start and finish are co-located a few metres into the Park by the road bend at Batcliffe Drive,LS6 3QB.

Important Notes: Take great care if parked on the road near the start point as when you switch on the app it may register. We suggest you are 100% ready to run when you switch the app on so as not to utilise any of your precious time! If you do have a false start just end your run and start again.

Safety: Headingleys main roads are always busy. Take extreme care crossing all roads. Controlled pedestrian crossing points are indicated on the map at the busiest area, please use them.

Start Anywhere: This course has Start Anywhere enabled. This means that you can start and finish at any control not just the designated start and finish. If doing this the designated start and finish become another checkpoint on the course worth the same points as the checkpoint at which you started. Eg You start at No 14, collect other checkpoints which can include the designated start and finish and to register your time you go back to end your run at No 14.

This mode is great for local people who can start closer to home and for public transport users who can start closer to their arrival point.

Course: This is a Score course with a 60 minute time limit. There are 35 possible checkpoints. Visit as many checkpoints as you can in the time. Each checkpoint is worth 20 points. There is a 10 point penalty for every minute or part therof that you exceed the 60 minute time limit.

Map: The map is an Open Orienteering map at a scale of 1:7500 ie 1cm =75m with 10m contour interval.

Download your map here to take with you. Headingley Map

Description Sheet Headingley Maprun Control Descriptions

We recommend running with the paper map and stowing your phone.

Where to find this course on the app:

Use QR code above or,

Open the app > Select Event > UK Folder > Aire Valley Folder > Headingley Start Anywhere > Download

Ready to run press “Go to Start” Ensure your GPS is on by waiting to see red dot. Go to the Start point your time starts with the beep as you pass.

Results; Current results for this course Headingley Maprun Results