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MapRun

Chelmer Village Score - Winter 20 ScoreN60


New to MapRun? -> Please see the introduction page here

About this Score Course
This is a Score event where you have to find as many of the controls possible in 60 minutes. Each control will score a different number of points, and the total points possible are 600.
The scoring is as follows :-
- Controls 1 – 10 10 points each
- Controls 11 – 20 20 points each
- Controls 21 – 30 30 points each

You choose which controls you go to and in which order. There is a time penalty if you take longer than allowed, 10 points are deducted for each minute over the time.

The navigation should be fairly straightforward, but sometimes the GPS can take a while to keep up with you, so ensure you have ‘Display my location’ ticked in the settings before you set off – and you can check exactly where you are at all times.

Remember, this is a ‘fun’ event!

MapRun link - Event link (with downloadable map and results link) can be found here
- Note - Make sure you select the Score event (the line event is on the same page)

Location
The start & finish is at Coronation Park (home of Chelmsford Rugby FC and Springfield Cricket Club), Timsons Lane, Chelmsford, CM2 6AF.

Parking
Parking is available at the park

Start and Finish
The ‘Start’ & ‘Finish’ are at the far end of the car park, near the playground. You are advised to use the footbridge to & from Chelmer Village from the start/finish.

Controls and Course Type
Course type - Score, start & finish near the playground, towards the rugby clubhouse.
All of the controls are indicated by fire hydrants - you will hear the 'beep' when you are in the correct location.
OOMap 1:10,000

Terrain
Urban with some trails & paths

Facilities
There are no toilets available.

Safety
Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.
Bring clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather conditions. Water will not be provided. Please bring your own to rehydrate.
High visibility clothing is strongly recommended.
As with any street orienteering this requires participants to cross roads and you are asked to take due care and attention at all times.
There may be dog walkers, cyclists and residents using the pavements and footpaths – be aware and give them priority.
Take particular care on the unlit rough slippery paths and parkland if you are running in the dark!
Some roads may not have pavements – so take extra care.

Participants take part at their own risk.

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