Nunroyd Park, Guiseley
Maprun Virtual Courses part of Find Your Way,
4 Courses; 30 minute Score , Short, Medium, Long
Directions and Parking:
There is free parking at Nunroyd Park the park entrance is off New Road A65, Guiseley, Leeds, LS19 7TP. What 3 words; attend.highs.crisp.
Public Transport: Bus services which stop at New Road (A65) outside Nunroyd Park include 33, A3. 966 also serves the park.
Guiseley Train Station is 1.2 km from the park.
Start: The suggested start and finish points is about 100m off New Road and on the far (south) side of the cricket pitch to the Car Parking.
However you can start anywhere and visit control points. The Maprun courses allow you to start anywhere and the marked start becomes an extra control point to collect You must finish at the same point as you start though.
Map: The map is a specialist Orienteering map at a scale of 1:4000 ie 1cm = 40m with 5m contour interval.
Download your map here
You can also download the map in the Maprun app by pressing the i button in the event screen
Control Descriptions are on the map.
If you are not familiar with Orienteering map symbols there is a legend on the map
Course: There are 4 suggested courses
Score Collect as many of the 18 controls by whichever route you want within 30 minutes. 20 points per control, 10 penalty points per minute over time.
Short 1.1km with 15m climb 12 controls
Medium 2.3km with 30m climb 16 controls
Long 3.1km with 35m climb 18 controls
***These courses are available on Maprun***
Map Run; Map run is a phone app which displays the map and course on your smart phone. The app tracks, times and beeps to register at each marker. For full info on Maprun and how to use it https://www.aire.org.uk/info/m...
For the best experience we strongly advise using the downloadable paper map. Switch on Maprun on your arrival but stow your phone so you aren’t referring to the map on your phone screen but just using the app to sound at correct location, and to track and time your run.
MapRun Set up: Download the app from your App Store
To find the Nunroyd Park Courses:
Use the QR Code links to the right or
Open the app > Select Event > UK > Find Your Way > Aire Valley > Nunroyd Park Score,(Short Medium,Long) > Download
Remember you don't need to Start at the marked start you can start anywhere and visit control points. The Maprun courses allow you to start anywhere and the marked start becomes an extra control point to collect You must finish at the same point as you start though.
When you are ready to run press “Go to Start” Ensure your GPS is on by waiting to see the red dot. Go to your chosen Start point. Your time starts with the beep as you pass.
Take care not to activate the start before you are ready to go. If you do no problem just exit and start again.
Also take care not to go back through the start /finish point before you actually want to finish.
Beginners and novices should note that on the app we have enabled the "show current location" feature. If you think you may want to use this feature it needs to be enabled before you start.