Autumn Series 2 - Riverside Park and Tytherington
Park event with urban extension.
Apologies for the mix-up with the Orange and Light Green maps at the Start which resulted in a number of people running the wrong course.
Sat 29th Sep 2018
Type of event: Local
Type of terrain: Parkland, Urban
Info updated: 29th Sep
Pre Event Info
Nearest town: Macclesfield
- Grid Ref: SJ915745
- Postcode: SK10 2SL
- Latitude: 53.26819
- Longitude: -2.12949
- Google Map
- Streetmap (OS 50k)
- Bing Map (OS 50k)
Directions / Parking
Signed from A538 at south of Tytherington. Parking at Tytherington School. Registration and toilets in the Riverside Park car park (600m walk from parking)
Registration & Start Times
Register between 10.15 and 11.45. Starts 10.30 to 12.00. Courses close 13.15.
Fee: Seniors £4, Juniors/students £2. Free SI-dibber hire (but £30 if not returned).
White, Yellow, Orange and Light Green courses, suitable for everybody, newcomers, improvers and regulars, with advice and instruction available. These courses remain entirely within the park.
Long Light Green, combining park and urban orienteering. This course is especially for those wanting a decent length run on a Saturday morning, about 6km. No under-16s allowed because of road crossings.
Explanation of colour courses
- White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
- Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
- Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
- Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
- Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
- Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
- Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
- Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.
Contacts / Officials
Series Co-ordinator: Chris Rostron
Safety and Risk
A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.
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