Summer Series No.6 BillericayThu 7 Jul

SOS/HAVOC Summer Mid-Week Series

level event

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.

Last updated: Mon 16 May, 2022

Overview

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

Location Info

Near: Billericay
Lat,Lng: 51.63917,0.41935
Postcode: CM12 0UA
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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.

Course Information

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.

Entry Details

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

Facilities

No toilets at start. Nearest are in Lake Meadows.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser/Planner – David Float Email: dfloat@yahoo.co.uk
HAVOC Series Coordinator – David Float Email: dfloat@yahoo.co.uk

Nearest A&E Hospital

Basildon Hospital SS16 5NL
NHS Urgent care search

Safety Notes

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.

Miscellaneous

Other events in the series
Tues 19th July SOS Colchester
Thurs 4th August HAVOC Ingatestone