Summer Series No.7 ColchesterTue 19 Jul

SOS/HAVOC Summer Mid-Week Series

Local 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.

Terrain type: Urban

Last updated: Thu 07 April, 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: Colchester
Lat,Lng: 51.88969,0.89947

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Directions / Parking

Central Colchester around Castle Park

Map / Terrain

Open Orienteering style Map 1:7,500 scale.
Controls will be points of interest and you will need to answer a simple question
Please bring a pen or pencil to mark the control card and map bag if it is wet.

Course Information

Long

Short

The course is on roads, pavements, footpaths and parkland. Please wear suitable footwear.
Newcomers welcome. Help and guidance available.

Entry Details

Pre-entry on line via Racesignup

Event no.7 - Colchester
£4 Seniors, £2 under 21 or students

Registration and Start times

Starts between 6:30pm and 7:30pm
Finish by 9:00pm

Facilities

TBC

Contacts / Officials

Organiser/Planner – Colin & Lyn West
SOS Series Coordinator – Chris Childs

Nearest A&E Hospital

Colchester Hospital CO4 5JL
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

Last event in the series
Thurs 4th August HAVOC Ingatestone