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Orienteering Club

Night Street League 4 - Sale

Event #4 of the Night Street League Series 2016-17

Updated Results (late run) ...

Tue 06th Dec 2016

Type of event: Local, Night, Street
Type of terrain: Urban
Info updated: 23rd Dec


Event Report

Please check your results carefully for spelling/club/age group/correct timing and score, and let us know asap of any errors. If your score is not what you were expecting, and you don't feature in the wrong-answers list, one of us has made a mistake.

Don't forget that if you can't make a particular event, you can get the map and questions from Grahame , and run by yourself before or after the day, and have your score included.

Wrong answers

#10 Cecelia Fenerty + Dominic Wathey 8 vs 9

#16 Dave McCann 8 vs 0

#19 Tony Marlow 4 vs 0

#28 Darren Baker 2 vs 5

#33 Andy Malins 3 vs 2

#36 Andy Malins 1 vs 2, Daniel Lynch 9 vs 2

#39 Ramiro Vegazo 2 vs 9

#40 Albert Sunter Moor vs Nook

#52 Fiona Kenley 3 vs 4

#56 Gillian Smith, Paul Turner, Tony Marlow, John Williams 2B vs 3B, Andy Payne 5B vs 3B

#61 Trevor Roberts 7 vs 6

#62 Pat Moody 5 vs 6

#64 Marie Roberts 3 vs 5

#67 Richard Applewhite 3 vs 1

Pre Event Info

Venue: The Moorfield, 131 Marsland Road, Sale M33 3NW - a member of the Hungry Horse chain

Register 6.00 to 7.00pm. Starts 6.30 to 7.30pm. Fee £3/£1.50.

Score event with 40 minute, 60 minute or 75 minute time limit. Under 16s MUST be accompanied by an adult. 16 and 17 year olds can compete alone but ONLY with written consent from parent/guardian. Lights essential (+ back-up). High-visibility clothing compulsory.

Further information on the format and event schedule, including tips for beginners, can be found on the Night Street League Series 2016-17 page.

Additional information from the organiser

Peter Ross (mapper, planner, organiser etc) has sent the following info and comments -

Jillyan and I have done quite a lot of new mapping so that the pub sits in the middle of the competition area which includes parts of Timperley, Sale, Brooklands and an area north of Wythenshawe Park.

The map is 1:12,500 and fills most of the page, which is another way of saying that the area is extensive enough to give the 18km runners a good night out whichever direction they choose to go. Other more cerebral orienteers may enjoy some of the patches of intricate navigation, and yet others may enjoy solving some awkward problems of route choice. I hope so.

The pub has an extensive menu and the beer is pretty good too. The landlord and his assistants are all very friendly, and they will be able to cope with our numbers quite comfortably. There is no need to book food in advance.

Brooklands Metro station is only half a mile to the west of the pub along the Marsland Road, but for those coming by car there is parking behind the pub - accessed from Cromer Road. It is not huge, but parking on the nearby streets will not be difficult.

Reserving a map

Maps will be printed on Sunday 4th December, so please let Grahame have your entries by midnight on Saturday 3rd December - email


Nearest town: Sale

Contacts / Officials

Series Co-ordinator: Grahame Crawshaw (0145 786 6264; mob 0758 720 6420)

Enquiries to 

Safety and Risk

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