Summer Series No.6 BillericayThu 7 Jul
SOS/HAVOC Summer Mid-Week Series
Explanation of Event levels
Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.
The event will form part of HAVOC/SOS Mid-Week O’ League. Points will be awarded based on finishing times adjusted using an age/gender handicap system. Each missed or incorrect control will incur a 5 minutes penalty. Best 6 results from the series will count. Full details here
Near: Billericay Lat,Lng: 51.63917,0.41935 Postcode: CM12 0UA What3Words: ///teeth.pizza.joined
Directions / Parking
Start is opposite 22 Dorchester Road, on the east side of Queens Park Ave. Note Dorchester Road is to the north of this, and the nearest postcode (CM12 OYW) is for Dorchester Road, but the start will be on Queens Park Avenue.
Parking is easiest on side streets to Queens Park Avenue to the south (Marlborough Way) and the north (Portman Drive).
Map / Terrain
Open Orienteering Map style.
Long Course TBC
Short Course TBC
Controls are fire hydrant ‘H’ signs - there are a couple of handmade signs in the wooded part of the course. You need to record the lower number on the H sign. Please bring a pen to mark the control card and a map bag if wet.
Pre-entry on line via Racesignup
Event no.6 - Billericay
£4 Seniors, £2 under 21 or students
Registration and Start times
Starts between 6:30pm and 7:30pm
Finish by 9:00pm
No toilets at start. Nearest are in Lake Meadows.
Contacts / Officials
Nearest A&E Hospital
Basildon Hospital SS16 5NL
NHS Urgent care search
Participation is at your own risk. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Bring clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather conditions. As with any urban orienteering this requires participants to cross roads and you are asked to take due care and attention at all times. High visibility clothing is strongly recommended. There may be dog walkers, cyclists or residents on pavements and footpaths – be aware and give them priority. In consideration for others please do not attend if you show symptoms of covid 19.
Other events in the series
Tues 19th July SOS Colchester
Thurs 4th August HAVOC Ingatestone