Writtle ForestSun 2 Jul

SOS Colour Coded and East Anglan League

Regional 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: Forest

Last updated: Tue 06 June, 2023

Location Info

Near: Writtle
Lat,Lng: 51.70630,0.37019
Postcode: CM1 3QL

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Directions / Parking

Parking will be in the lower part of Pools Lane, Highwood.

Space is limited so please car share if possible. Please contact the organiser if you are bringing a minibus or larger vehicle.

Map / Terrain

Mature ancient woodland, mostly runnable.

Map 1:10,000 (1:5,000 for White, Green & Orange)

Course Information

A full range of courses, colour coded white to brown to suit all ages and range of ability.

For choice of course to qualify for the East Anglian League see EAL rules

Entry Details

Pre-enter online via Racesignup. Entries open 9th June and close Thursday 29th June.

Registration and Start times

Starts from 10.30am to 12.30pm


Toilets available at parking.

Dog restrictions

No dogs allowed in the forest.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Eddie Banks: banksy.eddie@gmail.com

Assistant: David Lumby

Planner: JP Carraud

Controller: Graham Batty (HAVOC)

Nearest A&E Hospital

Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford CM1 7ET
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Safety Notes

White Yellow & Orange courses do not cross roads. Please accompany younger children to start/from finish.

Longer courses do cross roads. Please take care! Details on marshalling or time-out will be in final details.